DOCTORAL DISSERTATION RESEARCH: THE SCIENCES AND INDUSTRIES OF WAR REHABILITATION

Project Details

Description

Under the supervision of Prof. Seth Koven, Ph.D. student Hilary Buxton will conduct a historical study of the development and application of some of the many sciences and industries of war rehabilitation including trauma psychology, orthopedics, prosthetics, and nutrition. The co-PI will focus on the way the way understandings of race have shaped these sciences. The award will result in a trained professional researcher and in a dissertation which will include first-person accounts of the experience of racially diverse veterans who experienced rehabilitative treatment.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date9/1/148/31/15

Funding

  • National Science Foundation (National Science Foundation (NSF))

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