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Elizabeth Wilson

Elizabeth WilsonElizabeth Wilson
Chair,Professor of WGSS

Elizabeth Wilson earned her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Sydney, and B.Sc. (Honors) in Psychology from the University of Otago. She was an Australian Research Council Fellow at the University of New South Wales prior to coming to Emory, and she has also held appointments in Women's Studies and Psychology at the University of Western Sydney, the Australian National University, and the University of Sydney. Her work explores how biology, psychoanalysis and evolutionary theory can be used to break new ground for feminist theory. Currently she is engaged in a feminist analysis of biomedical theories of depression ("Gut Feminism"); and she has recently completed a project on the role of affect in the early years of artificial intelligence.

Recent Publications

2011 Another neurological scene. History of the Present, 1(2), 149-169.

2010 Underbelly. differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies, 21(1), 194-208.

Psychosomatic Affect and Artificial Intelligence