Associate Professor of History, Washington University in St. Louis
Corinna Treitel is a modern German historian. She has published A Science for the Soul: Occultism and the Genesis of the German Modern (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004), which examines the German occult movement as an aspect of European modernism. Her current research concerns the history of food and nutrition in Central Europe. She has written on the German nutritional physiologist Max Rubner and is now working on a new book exploring the history of natural foods movements in German-speaking Europe since the early nineteenth century.
Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Washington University in St. Louis
Priscilla Song is a sociocultural anthropologist who is interested in the links between biomedicine and social inequality in socialist and post-socialist contexts and works at the nexus of medical anthropology, science and technology studies, and sinology. She is currently completing a book manuscript that situates the rise of medical tourism for stem cell therapies within the politico-economic transformations of the Chinese health care system.