Kearsley (Karrie) Stewart

Co-Director, Health Humanities Lab

Kearsley (Karrie) Stewart, Ph.D., joined Duke University in 2013 as Associate Professor of the Practice at the Duke Global Health Institute with a secondary appointment in Cultural Anthropology.  She previously taught at Northwestern University, worked at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta as a behavioral scientist, and was a post-doctoral fellow at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies.  Stewart’s research interests include research ethics of HIV/AIDS clinical trials in Africa and global health pedagogy.  Her research is supported by grants from NIH, NSF, and Fulbright.  She currently teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses in global health research ethics, ethics of infectious disease, narrative methods in HIV/AIDS research, and qualitative global health research methods.