Academic and Administrative Appointments
Associate Professor of American Studies and Humanities
BA, Brown University
MA, University of Texas at Austin
PhD, University of Texas at Austin
Areas of Teaching
Literature and medicine
Postwar American culture
Peer-Reviewed Articles & Book Chapters
Tanner, D.E. (2003). Literature and Liberalization in Healthcare Education. Journal of Arts and Sciences in Career and Experiential Education 2, 27-31.
Tanner, D.E. (2000). Narrative, Ethics, and Human Experimentation in Richard Selzerrs Alexis St. Martinn: The Miraculous Wound Re-examined. HEC Forum 12, 149-160.
Tanner, D.E. (1999). The Narrative Imperative: Stories in Medicine, Illness, and Bioethics. HEC Forum 11, 155-169.
Tanner, D.E. (2005). Review of Curtis Marez. Drug Wars: The Political Economy of Narcotics, in Journal of Popular Culture, 38(5) 984-986.
Current Professional Memberships, Service & Leadership
American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM)
American Culture Association (ACA)
American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH)
American Studies Association (ASA)
Landscape and gardening
Squash and tennis