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Katharina is a Postdoctoral Scholar at Case Western Reserve University’s Department of Anthropology. Centering on the structures of care surrounding infectious diseases in North American medical institutions, her research aims to elucidate the social dynamics and institutional cultures involved in the practices of infectious disease experts involved in tackling the problem of antimicrobial resistance. Her research draws on several traditions in medical anthropology, science and technology studies, and the cultural study of institutions. Prior to her post-doctoral research, Katharina received a PhD in Anthropology from Washington University in St. Louis, and a master’s degree in Social Science research from the University of Chicago.

Further information about Katharina is available on her institutional profile.