Bio


Daphne Martschenko, Ph.D., is a postdoctoral fellow at the Stanford University Center for Biomedical Ethics. She received a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Cambridge in 2019. Daphne’s research identifies ethical, legal, and social considerations arising from genetics research and clinical practice and related policy recommendations to address these issues. Her work advocates for and facilitates cross-disciplinary research efforts that promote socially responsible communication of social science genomics research findings. Prior projects include an ‘adversarial collaborative’ effort with social science genomics researchers to explore recent developments in Genetics and Education (AERA Open, 2019) and guest editing a Special Issue devoted to the introduction of the biosocial sciences into Education (Research in Education, 2020).

Professional Education


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge (2019)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Stanford University, ANTHR-BA (2014)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Stanford University, SLAV-BA (2014)
  • Master of Philosophy, University of Cambridge (2015)

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