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Bradley Lewis

Associate Professor
(212) 998-7313
1 Wash Pl, Room 609

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Bradley Lewis has interdisciplinary training in humanities, psychiatry, and continental philosophy. He writes and teaches at the interface of medicine, humanities, cultural studies, and disability studies, and he is associate editor for the Journal of Medical Humanities. He has affiliated appointments with NYU’s Department of Social and Cultural Analysis and the Medical Humanities Division of NYU’s Department of Medicine. His most recent books are Narrative Psychiatry: How Stories Can Shape Clinical Encounters (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011) and Depression: Integrating Science, Humanities, and Culture (Routledge, 2011). His current book project is devoted to happiness, spirituality, and cares of the self in postmodern times.

Teaching and Research Interests

cultural studies of bioscience, medicine, and psychiatry; disability studies, science studies; cultural and representational theory; medical humanities; psychoanalysis

Bradley Lewis


B.A., University of Tennessee, 1978
M.D., University of Tennessee, 1982
, Internship, General, George Washington University, 1982-1983
, Residency, Psychiatry, George Washington University, 1983-1986
Ph.D. Human Sciences, George Washington University, 2002


2017 Spring

Mad Science/Mad Pride

The Sublime

2016 Spring

Mad Science/Mad Pride

Foucault: Biopolitics and the Care of the Self

2016 Fall

Philosophy of Medicine