Sandra Eder

Assistant Professor
Office Hours: 
Wednesday, 2-4 p.m. (Spring 2018), sign up:
2213 Dwinelle

2011            Ph.D., History of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University

2002            MA, American Studies, Columbia University

2000            Mag. Phil., History, University of Vienna, Austria 

Extended Faculty Field: 
Gender and Sexuality, History of Medicine and Science


Awards, Grants and Fellowships

  • Regents' Junior Faculty Fellowship (2016)
  • Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (Berlin), Fellowship (2013)
  • Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship: Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women's Studies (2009)
  • Dean’s Teaching Fellowship, The Johns Hopkins University (Fall 2009)
  • FForte Fellowship – Gender IT (Women in Science & Technology), BMWF, Austria (2005)
  • Fulbright Scholarship, Austrian Fulbright Commission (2000)
  • Post-graduate Scholarship, Austrian Ministry of Science (2000)
  • Scholarship of the Johannes Kepler Excellence Fund (2000)
Representative Publications: 
  • “From ‘following the push of nature’ to ‘restoring one’s proper sex’– Cortisone and Sex at Johns Hopkins’s Pediatric Endocrinology Clinic,” Endeavour, June, 36 (2) (2012): 69-76.
  • “The Volatility of Sex. Intersexuality, Gender and Clinical Practice in the 1950s,” Gender & History, 22 (3) (2010): 692–707.