Author: Kate Grauvogel

Dr. Kate Grauvogel (she/her) holds a PhD in the History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine from Indiana University-Bloomington. Her dissertation examined the ways in which women and research conducted on women’s reproductive bodies contributed to the development of pathological theories on blood clotting and the development of birth control pills. This research was supported by numerous awards including a National Science Foundation Dissertation Improvement Grant and a nine-month dissertation fellowship from the Science History Institute in Philadelphia. Kate’s recent research focuses on the history of medicine and the history of the built and natural environments, especially the development of hormones for therapeutic use and asylum architecture.