Deborah Levine

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (2007-2009)


Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management, Providence College


History of Medicine, 1800-2000; History of Life Sciences and Environment, 1700-1950


Tom Eyers received his Ph.D. from the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy, Kingston University, London. He holds BA and Mphil. degrees from the University of Cambridge. His first book, ‘Lacan and the Concept of the Real’, was published with Palgrave Macmillan in 2012. His second, ‘Post-Rationalism: Psychoanalysis, Epistemology and Marxism in Postwar France’, first appeared with Bloomsbury in 2013, and then in a paperback edition in 2015. His third book, ‘Speculative Formalism: Literature, Theory, and the Critical Present’, is forthcoming with Northwestern University Press in 2016. He serves as an Assistant Editor of the journal boundary 2: An International Journal of Literature and Culture’.

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  • Levine, Deborah., Mulligan, Jessica. (2017). Mere Mortals: Overselling the Young Invincibles. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law42 (2), 22.
  • Levine, Deborah., Mulligan, Jessica. (2015). Overutilization, Overutilized. Health Politics, Policy and Law40 (2), 421-437.
  • Levine, Deborah. (2013). “Corpulence and Correspondence: President William H. Taft and the medical management of obesity.” . The Annals of Internal Medicine 159 (8), 565-570. American College of Physicians.
  • Levine, Deborah. (2011). “Ira Rutkow, Seeking The Cure: A History of Medicine in America”.
  • Levine, Deborah. (2008). “Joyce Chaplin, The First Scientific American: Benjamin Franklin and the Pursuit of Genius..
  • Levine, Deborah. (2007). Financing Medicine: The British Experience since 175.

Ph.D. Harvard University, 2007

  • Dissertation: Managing American Bodies: Diet, Nutrition, and Obesity in the United States, 1840-1920

A.B., Washington University in St. Louis, 2000