In 2016, mid-career, Nell started a PhD program at Brown University in American Studies. She has advanced to candidacy and is working on her dissertation.
Mother. Nurse. Housewife. Maid: The Enduring Moral Politics of “Women’s Work” in America.
Fields of Study
- Medicine, Health, and Disease in the U.S.
- Women’s Care Labor
- Old Age in America
- Bioethics and the Media