Deborah Blizzard, Ph.D.

Job Title: 
Chair and Professor
Department: 
Department of Science, Technology, and Society
Phone: 
585-475-4697

B.A. Government, Smith College

Independent Study Abroad, Edinburgh University (UK)
M.S. Science and Technology Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Ph.D. Science and Technology Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Post Doctoral Studies, Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania

Research Interests: sociocultural construction of fetoscopy (in utero fetal surgery); bereavement and hope in partially lost twin gestations; cultural analysis of contemporary close-up magic; (re) creation of the human-machine relationship through erotic dolls, feminist pedagogy; gender studies

Courses: Science, Technology and Values; Biomedical Issues: Science and Technology; Cyborg Theory: (Re)Thinking the Human Experience in the 21st Century; Gender, Science and Technology; Reality TV and the Construction of Reality; Magic, Science and Technology; Sexuality, Medicine, Science and Technology