Katherine Kenny

Dr Katherine Kenny

ARC DECRA Senior Research Fellow, University of Sydney

Dr Katherine Kenny is Deputy Director of the Sydney Centre for Healthy Societies, and an ARC DECRA Senior Research Fellow in the School of Social and Political Sciences at The University of Sydney. She gained her PhD in Sociology and Science Studies from the University of California, San Diego in 2015. Prior to joining The University of Sydney, she held positions as Postdoctoral Research Fellow, then Research Fellow at the Practical Justice Initiative and Centre for Social Research in Health at UNSW Sydney. Her research draws on social theory and qualitative methodologies to better understand how health and disease, (or illness and wellness) are understood, ‘treated’, experienced and made meaningful in clinical contexts and in everyday life.

PhD UC San Diego
MA UC San Diego
BSc(Hons) UNSW

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