Sandra Eder

Assistant Professor
Office Hours: 
On Leave for 2018/19
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

  • Townsend Fellowship 2018-19
  • Humanities Research Fellowship 2018-19
  • IIS Manuscript Mini-Conference Grant 2017
  • 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: 
  • Forthcoming: Bulletin of the History of Medicine: “Gender and Cortisone. Clinical Practice and Transatlantic
    Exchange in the Medical Management of Intersex Conditions in the 1950s.”
  • “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.