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Bradley Lewis

Brad Lewis

Associate Professor
B.A., University of Tennessee, 1978
M.D., University of Tennessee, 1982
Ph.D. Human Sciences, George Washington University, 2002

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.


Contact Information

Bradley Lewis

Associate Professor
1 Wash Pl, Room 609
(212) 998-7313
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Office Hours
Tuesday 2-3
Thursday 2-6


2015 Spring

Mindfulness and Mysticism
Fri 12:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Mad Science/Mad Pride
Tue 3:30 PM - 6:10 PM

2015 Fall

Philosophy of Medicine
Tue 3:30 PM - 6:10 PM

Wisdom for Life: Cultivating Self, Philosophy, and Society
Fri 12:30 PM - 3:15 PM

2014 Fall

Foucault: Biopolitics and the Care of the Self
Tue 3:30 PM - 6:10 PM

Research and Teaching Interests

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

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