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Professor Anne Pollock
Professor Anne Pollock

Professor Anne Pollock

  • Academics
  • Supervisors

Head Department of Global Health and Social Medicine

Research subject areas

  • Biomedical and life sciences
  • Equality
  • Medicine
  • Policy

Contact details


Anne Pollock is Professor and Head of Department of Global Health and Social Medicine. Prior to moving to London to join King's in 2018, Anne spent a decade based at Georgia Tech in Atlanta. She holds degrees in Science, Technology & Society from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (PhD) and in Sociology from Brandeis University (BA).

Pollock is the author of three books: Medicating Race: Heart disease and Durable Preoccupations with Difference (Duke 2012), Synthesizing Hope: Matter, Knowledge, and Place in South African Drug Discovery (Chicago 2019), and Sickening: Anti-Black Racism and Health Disparities in the United States (Minnesota 2021). She is an Editor of BioSocieties, and serves on the lead editorial team of Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience.

Research Interests

  • science and technology studies (STS)
  • anti-racism and health
  • feminist theory and biomedicine
  • social studies of pharmaceutical research & development
  • science and social justice movements, especially in the United States and South Africa

PhD Supervision

Anne supervises PhD students with aligned research interests, typically in the areas of anti-racism and health and/or feminist science and technology studies.

Further details

See Anne's research profile