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Anne Pollock is Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine in the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine. Prior to joining King's in 2018, Anne spent a decade on the faculty of Georgia Tech. She holds degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (PhD) and Brandeis University (BA).

She is the author of 'Medicating race: Heart disease and durable preoccupations with difference' (Duke 2012), and 'Synthesizing hope: Matter, knowledge, and place in South African drug discovery' (Chicago 2019), and is currently completing her third book, 'Sickening: Racism, Health Disparities, and Biopolitics in the 21st Century.' She is an Associate Editor of 'BioSocieties', and serves on the lead editorial team of 'Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience.'


Anne's training is in the interdisciplinary field of science, technology, and society.  Her research focuses on biomedicine and culture, theories of race and gender, and ways in which science and medicine are mobilised in social justice projects.

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See Anne's research profile