United States

Katharina is a PhD Candidate in Anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis. 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 doctoral research, Katharina received a master’s degree in Social Science research from the University of Chicago. Her current research is funded by the Wenner-Gren Foundation.

Further information about Katharina is available on her institutional profile.