Andrew Walker-Cornetta

Graduate Prize Fellow
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Andrew Walker-Cornetta is a sixth year doctoral candidate in the Department of Religion. His interests sit at the intersections of histories of religion and medicine, disability studies and secularism studies. His dissertation, “Spiritual Rehabilitation: A Religious History of Intellectual Disability in Postwar America,” examines the making and management of cognitive impairment in the mid-twentieth century United States with particular attention to themes of care, personhood and mediation. Prior to coming to Princeton, Walker-Cornetta received his M.A. from New York University and B.A. from Indiana University, both in religious studies.