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CASCIO, ARIEL

Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Biography

M. Ariel Cascio, Ph.D, is Assistant Professor in Foundational Sciences and co-directs the longitudinal Medicine and Society Course. Dr. Cascio joined the faculty in 2019 with a background in anthropology (Ph.D. 2015, Case Western Reserve University) and pragmatic health ethics (postdoctoral fellowship 2016-2019, Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal), bringing expertise in the social science of medicine and medical humanities. Dr. Cascio’s research focuses on autism, cognitive difference and disability, and neurodiversity in Europe and North America, with a particular focus on Italy. Additional research areas include medical education and uncertainty in medicine. Dr. Cascio uses primarily qualitative and ethnographic research methods. This research has been funded, in part, by the U.S-Italy Binational Fulbright Commission and the SSHRC Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

More About ARIEL CASCIO

Ph.D., Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University, United States of America
M.A., Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University, United States of America
A.B., Anthropology, Washington University in St Louis, United States of America