Kim Hewitt

School for Undergraduate Studies
  • Academic School:
    Arts and Humanities
  • Academic Department:
    Historical Studies
    • Ph.D. in American Civilization from University of Texas at Austin
    Subjects of Interest
    • American Studies
    Professional Responsibilities / Bio

    Dr. Hewitt's core interest is in mind-body connection. Her interests include the history of psychiatry, drug policy, psychedelic studies, postwar culture in the US, consciousness studies and learning theories.

    • Dr, Hewitt has published on the significance of body modification in American culture (Mutilating the Body: Identity in Blood and Ink), teaching mental illness, the psychedelic sensorium, the history of psychedelic substances in pharmacology and intersections between feminism and psychedelic studies.