Charlotte Duffee

Postdoctoral Researcher, Harvard University

I am a John and Daria Barry Postdoctoral Fellow in the Human Flourishing Program at Harvard University. I completed my PhD in the history and philosophy of science at the University of Toronto. I study ideas about suffering in medicine with a focus on the following areas:

Histories of Suffering in Western Medicine and Thought

The Historiography of Suffering

Intellectual and Cultural Histories of Suffering in American Medicine

Histories of Suffering in Western Thought

Medical Philosophies of Suffering and Their Antecedents

The Relationship Between Disciplines

Philosophical Implications of My Historical Research

Additional Work:


BA: Philosophy

University of Toronto

MA: Philosophy

The New School

MA: Bioethics

New York University


New Academic Resume as of 10/2022