Ariel Cascio, Ph.D.

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  • Assistant Professor, Education



M. Ariel Cascio, Ph.D., is highly educated and experienced in anthropology and bioethics and will teach the Art of Medicine/Society and Community Medicine courses in the Year 1 and 2 curriculum. Dr. Cascio’s research focuses on autism, cognitive disability, and neurodiversity in Europe and North America, with a particular focus on Italy.


  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 2019, Neuroethics/Pragmatic Health Ethics, Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal and McGill University
  • Ph.D. 2015, Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University
  • M.A. 2011, Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University
  • A.B. 2009, Anthropology, Washington University in St Louis

Specialty Interests

  • Autism