Ed Cohen

Ed Cohen is a Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University and has an A.B. in English and Mathematics from Georgetown University and Ph.D. in Modern Thought and Literature from Stanford University. 

Professor Cohen researches genealogies of personhood and embodiment, histories of science & medicine, incarnating healing and transformation, and modern thought.

Representative Publications

“Foucauldian Necrologies: “Gay” “Politics”? Politically Gay?” Textual Practice, Spring 1988, 2(1): 87-101

“The Paradoxical Politics of Viral Containment, or How Scale Undoes Us One and All.” Social Text, Spring 2011, 29(1): 15-35

“Metaphorical Immunity: A Case of Biomedical Fiction.” Literature and Medicine, 2003, 22(2): 140-163

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