Email: chase.ledin@ed.ac.uk

Programme: Design - MPhil/PhD

Start date: September 2018

Mode of study: Full time

Research title: Post-AIDS: HIV, Anticipation and the Cultures of Negotiated Safety

Chase Ledin is a doctoral researcher at Edinburgh College of Art and the Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society at the University of Edinburgh. His academic interests include critical health humanities, HIV/AIDS and queer theory. His research project investigates how safer-sex strategies are constructed, represented and negotiated in queer cultural texts that employ the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). Prior to his PhD, he obtained an M.A. from King's College London and a B.A. from The Ohio State University.