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Rebecca Henderson

Graduate Student


  • Ph.D.
  • M.A., Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress
  • B.A., Anthropology and Linguistics and Human Behavior, University of Mary Washington


Cultural Anthropology


Dr. Adrienne Strong

Research Interests

Uncertainty, diagnostics, models in medicine and the sciences

Selected Publications

Henderson, R. & Bardosh, K.L. (Forthcoming) Counting Zika: Insidious Uncertainties and the Fuzziness of Epidemic Facts. in Bardosh (Ed.), Zika Frontiers: Social Change and Governance in the Age of Mosquito Pandemics. Routledge Medical Anthropology and Health Series. Manuscript in Preparation.

Henderson, R. McLean, K. When The Patient Comes Third. In D. Schwartz, J. Anoko & S. Abramowitz (Eds.), Pregnant in the Time of Ebola. Women and Their Children in the 2013-2015 West African Epidemic. Springer Press.

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

  • TL-1 Training Grant
  • ASTMH Ben Keane Fellow (2018)
  • UFlorida RAD Grant (2019)