Todd Carmody is a scholar of late-nineteenth- and twentieth-century American and African American literature and culture with interests in the history of science and medicine, disability studies, transnational American studies, the sociology of literature, and historicist methods. In addition to being a postdoctoral fellow at the CCA, he is also a 2017-2018 Countway Library Fellow in the History of Medicine at Harvard University and the 2018 Norton Strange Townshend Fellow in American History at the University of Michigan. He has previously held fellowships in the English Department at UC Berkeley, Harvard’s W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, the Freie Universität Berlin, and the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies. He is presently completing a book entitled Make Work: Uplift and Rehabilitation in Postbellum America.