About Me

I was born in England, raised in Israel, Switzerland, and England, and now live in the United   States. I’m a math professor at Carnegie Mellon University. I’ve participated nationally and internationally in dragon boating. I’m a mother, a writer, and a respected textile artist.
I am also a brain injury survivor.
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Threads and Stuff

Textile traditions from around the world

Threads Around the World: From Arabian Weaving to Batik in Zimbabwe
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Living with Brain Injury

Surviving and thriving with brain injury

But My Brain Had Other Ideas: A Memoir of Recovery from Brain Injury
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Broken Puppeteer: Living with Brain Injury
(Forthcoming)

Memoirs
Blog—In the Aftermath of Brain Injury


Deb Brandon around the Web

 

Soul Sciences Podcast: But My Brain Had Other Ideas, January 2018 (links to podcast page, not directly to podcast)


Aftermath and Long-Term Impact of Brain Injury, presented at the Women of Resilience, Fall 2017 conference (Starts at min 2:09)

More Deb Brandon Around the Web (older articles, posts, interviews, etc.)

 

Deb Brandon in person (appearances and talks)


"At turns harrowing and inspiring; also serves as a valuable piece of education on recovery from brain injury.”
Kirkus Reviews

More praise for But My Brain Had Other Ideas


Forthcoming

Threads Around the World: From Arabian Weaving to Batik in Zimbabwe
more about the book