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Headshot of Kym WeedAssociate Director for Literature, Medicine, and Culture (LMC)
Co-Director of HHIVE

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Ph. D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2018 (English & Comparative Literature)
M.A., University of Maryland, College Park, 2011 (English Language & Literature)
B.S., Lebanon Valley College, 2006 (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)



Dr. Kym Weed is the Associate Director for the English M.A. program in Literature, Medicine, and Culture and the Co-Director of Health Humanities Lab at UNC Chapel Hill.

In addition to directing the LMC and HHIVE organizations at UNC, Dr. Weed is a Teaching Assistant Professor at UNC’s Department of English and Comparative Literature. Her academic specialties are health humanities, late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century American literature, literature & science, and disability studies.