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Professor David Sepkoski works to realize the potential of bringing together the studies of STEM and humanities.
Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840
Rana Hogarth, author. UNC Press Books, 2017.
The University of Illinois: Engine of Innovation
Fred Hoxie, editor. University of Illinois Press, 2017.
Tunnel Visions: The Rise and Fall of the Superconducting Super Collider
Lillian Hoddeson, editor. University of Chicago Press, 2015.
Dangerous Pregnancies: Mothers, Disabilities, and Abortion in Modern America
Leslie Reagan, author. University of California Press, 2012
Hysterical Men: The Hidden History of Male Nervous Illness
Mark Micale, author. Harvard Press, 2008.
Medicine's Moving Pictures: medicine, Health, and Bodies in American Film and Television
Leslie Reagan, editor. University of Rochester Press, 2007.
Reforming Medical Education: The University of Illinois College of Medicine, 1880-1920
Winton Solberg, author. University of Illinois Press, 2009.
Madness and Modern Society
Using a combination of primary sources and secondary texts, we will examine how the diagnosis and treatment of "madness" in its many forms has been shaped through the interaction of social, political...