Shannon Withycombe

Shannon Withycombe

ACLS New Faculty Fellow, History

-- Duke University
HWL Affiliation: Emerging Network

Shannon Withycombe is a historian of medicine who works on nineteenth-century women’s health. She is particularly interested in bodies and identities and how the two are constructed in thinking about reproduction and medicine. Courses she has taught include: Women and Health in US History, The History of Reproduction, The History of Contagion, Sciences of the Western Body, and The Physician in History. For more information on projects and publications, see her website at:


Humanities on Demand
Emerging Networks