Claire Lenore Whitenack

Writing Lecturer Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Email: clw8@nyu.edu
Education: BA University of Virginia; MFA University of Oregon, MPhil University of Cambridge; PhD Cornell University

Research Areas: History of Medicine; Medieval Literature; Composition Studies


Claire Whitenack is a writing instructor with research interests in the early history of medicine and medieval literature, particularly the use of medical language in Anglo-Saxon recipe-books, penitential texts, and poetry. She is currently researching the social context of a cholera outbreak in the nineteenth century American South.