Emily Herrington, PhD

  • Visiting Lecturer in Communication

Emily Herrington received an MS in Science Writing from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an MA in Bioethics and PhD in Communication from the University of Pittsburgh. She served as a Public Humanities Fellowship to work at the Senator John Heinz History Center on its exhibition of medical innovation in Pittsburgh. With experience as a writer, editor, and teacher, Dr. Herrington served as the Program Coordinator for the Center’s Research Ethics and Society Initiative (RESI) during it start-up phase. The initiative seeks to create a conversation on campus about scientific research ethics and the implications of research at the University, and she developed the materials for the RESI website and deigned curriculum plans for several schools and departments. Dr. Herrington was appointed as a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Communication in Fall 2020.