Joanna Kempner's research focuses on areas where medicine, science, politics and gender collide. This research has taken two forms—much of her work focuses on the politics of pain medicine, especially migraine and cluster headache. She also writes about the politics of controversial science.
Joanna KempnerAssistant Professor
Department of Sociology
School of Arts and Sciences
Politics and science, pain, headaches and migraine, health and illness, sex research, NIH funding