Joseph Davis

Joseph E. Davis is Research Associate Professor at the University of Virginia. Professor Davis’ research centers on questions of self and morality, psychiatric classification and medicalization, narrative and bioethics. He is the author of Accounts of Innocence: Sexual Abuse, Trauma, and the Self, and editor of Identity and Social Change and Stories of Change: Narrative and Social Movements. His articles on issues of identity, victimization, technology, memory and narrative have appeared in Social Problems, Qualitative Sociology, Society, The Hedgehog Review and others. He is at work on a book tentatively titled, After Psychology: Self and Suffering in the Age of Prozac.

Joseph Davis is co-editor of STI's "To Fix or To Heal: Patient Care, Public Health, and the Limits of Biomedicine". STI had a conversation with Professor Davis on the occasion of the publication of the book by the New York University Press. Read the interview in English or in Spanish.