Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Race and Science Studies
Catherine Bliss (PhD New School for Social Research) is a recipient of the Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities in Africana Studies and the Committee on Science and Technology Studies, 2009-2011. Her research examines the construction and naturalization of racial categories in modern science, with a focus on the fields of biology and medicine. She is the author of The New Science of Race: Science Activism in Genomics (forthcoming, Stanford University Press). This books looks at the ways genomic scientists think with and about race.
- The New Science of Race: Science Activism in Genomics (forthcoming, Stanford University Press).
- “Census, Race, and Genomics.” in Anthropology News, May 2010."
- Genome Sampling and the Biopolitics of Race" in A Foucault for the 21st Century: Govering Biopolitics and Discipline in the New Millennium Eds. Binkley, Samuel and Jorge Capetillo. Boston, MA: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009..
- "Mapping Admixture by Race" in International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society 4:79-83, 2008.
Selected Honors and Awards
- Francis Wayland Collegium Grant, 2010-2011.
- Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities, 2009-2011.
- Alfred Schutz Memorial Award in Philosophy and Sociology, 2009.
- New School for Social Research Dissertation Fellowship, 2007-2008.
- National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, 2006-2007.
- New School for Social Research University Teaching Fellowship, 2006-2007.
- The New Science of Race: Racial Biomedicine in the 21st Century
- Biomedicalization: The Body as a Social Problem
- Senior Seminar in Science and Society