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Carmen Niemeyer

Entered the program in 2016
Carmen Niemeyer


Carmen’s previous research focused on the legitimization of anatomy and medicine in 18th-century America and societal reactions to the burgeoning fields. This research manifested in a paper centered around the Doctors’ Riot of 1788 (“And What Say the Living? An Examination of Public Discussion of Anatomical Dissection Prior to the Doctors’ Riot of 1788.” Midwest Journal of Undergraduate Research (2015), 161-181). Her continuing research path at UW has yet to be determined, but will fall within the realm of history of American medicine and anatomy studies prior to the Civil War era. Carmen is concurrently a Library and Information Studies masters student.


B.A., History and Biology, Lycoming College, 2014

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