Emily Herrington is a PhD communication scholar and an MA bioethicist with focus areas in rhetoric of science, disability studies, science studies, feminist theory, and oral history.
Emily has 10 years' experience as a science writer and academic editor; prior to her doctoral work, she studied English literature and writing (poetry) at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky (B.A. '08) and science writing at MIT (M.S. '11).
Currently Emily is serving as a Public Humanities Fellow at the Senator John Heinz History Center, a Smithsonian affiliate museum in Pittsburgh, PA, researching the history of medical innovation in western Pennsylvania under the supervision of Chief Historian and Curatorial Division Director Anne Madarasz.
Read Emily's recently published paper (with Lisa S. Parker), "Narrative Methods for Assessing Quality of Life in Hand Transplantation: Five case studies with bioethical commentary”: