Bethany L. Johnson

Bethany Johnson

History & Communication Studies


Bethany Johnson, M.A., is interested in historical and contemporary understandings of science, medicine and health, mediated through the lenses of race, class and gender. Focusing on the intersection of gender and health, Johnson examines processes and constructions of the medical gaze and the various inequalities this gaze perpetuates in American society across time. She has published in Health Communication, Women & Language, and Women’s Reproductive Health; her auto-ethnographic work appeared in Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. She has also appeared on National Public Radio (NPR) to discuss her work.

Highest Degree:

M.Phil. & M.A.

Highest Degree Institution:

The New School University


College of Liberal Arts & Sciences