MEET DR. KNOPES
JULIA KNOPES, Ph.D. is a Research Scientist in the Case Western Reserve University Department of Bioethics. She completed her Ph.D. in Anthropology at Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Knopes holds a M.A. in Humanities from the University of Chicago, and a B.A. in English summa cum laude from Washington & Jefferson College.
Dr. Knopes' research integrates approaches from medical anthropology, medical and health humanities, science and technology studies, and disability studies. Her areas of research are medical education and mental health, with a broader focus on the nature of limitations and boundaries in knowledge, relationships, and social roles in U.S. healthcare.
Dr. Knopes is a volunteer for the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She believes strongly in elevating the voices of people with serious mental illness.