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Jenell Johnson

Jenell Johnson

Expert on the rhetoric of science, medicine, disability, and the "neuroscientific turn."

Assistant professor, communication arts; faculty affiliate, Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies College of Letters and Science Work: 608-262-4921 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Neuroscience and public policy
  • Lobotomy and psychosurgery
  • Medicine and popular culture
  • Science and health communication


  • Editor, "The Neuroscientific Turn: Transdisciplinarity in the Age of the Brain"
  • Author, "A Dark History: Memories of Lobotomy in the New Era of Psychosurgery"