Sharrona Pearl
Assistant Professor of Communication, University of Pennsylvania

Sharrona Pearl is assistant professor of communication at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. Her latest book is Face/On: Face Transplants and the Ethics of the Other (2017).

Written by Sharrona Pearl

Isabelle Dinoire photographed in Paris, May 2009, after her partial face transplant. Photo by Julien Chatelin/REX/Shutterstock

Changing faces

Face transplants expose deep-held prejudices about identity and wellbeing. Are these ideas ripe for a radical rethink?

Sharrona Pearl