Priscilla Wald is Professor of English and Women’s Studies, on the steering committee of ISIS (Information Sciences + Information Studies), and an affiliate of the Trent Center for Bioethics and the Duke Institute for Global Health. She teaches and works on U.S. literature and culture, particularly literature of the late-18th to mid-20th centuries, contemporary narratives of science and medicine, science fiction literature and film, and environmental studies. Her current work focuses on the intersections among the law, literature, science, and medicine. In her research, her teaching, and her professional activities, she is committed to promoting conversations among scholars from science, medicine, law, and cultural studies in order to facilitate a richer understanding of these issues. Click for more info.