Profile

Richard Meisler, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Bio

<p>Richard Meisler is a Lecturer in the Department of American Culture at the University of Michigan.&nbsp; He has a Ph.D. in philosophy from Columbia University where he specialized in philosophy of science.</p> <p>Dr. Meisler teaches courses on contemporary social issues.&nbsp; He has studied AIDS and taught courses about the pandemic for more than a decade.&nbsp; His course emphasizes the scale of the damage that the disease has caused.&nbsp; It also focuses on the multidisciplinary complexity of understanding AIDS.&nbsp; One begins with the biological and medical aspects of HIV and AIDS.&nbsp; It is also necessary to deal with issues of economics, politics, culture, and discrimination in order to fully understand the disaster.</p>

Courses

AIDS: Fear and Hope

AIDS: Fear and Hope