History of Psychiatry Blogger Bios

June 17, 2010

Psychiatric Times has invited the editors of h-madness, a blog that follows the history of psychiatry, to share a monthly guest blog with our readers. You can read more about the history of psychiatry on their blog.

Psychiatric Times has invited the editors of h-madness, a blog that follows the history of psychiatry, to share a monthly guest blog with our readers. You can read more about the history of psychiatry on their blog.

 

h-madness Editors/Guest Bloggers

 

 

Greg Eghigian is Director of the Science, Technology, and Society Program and Associate Professor of Modern History and Science, Technology, and Society at Penn State University (USA).  He writes and teaches on the history of madness, mental illness, and mental health in the western world.  He is the co-editor and author of numerous books, most recently From Madness to Mental Health;  Psychiatric Disorder and its Treatment in Western Civilization (Rutgers University Press, 2010).

 

 

 

Andreas Killen is Associate Professor of History at the City College of New York and the CUNY Graduate Center. He has held fellowships at the UCLA Humanities Consortium and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science. Among his publications are Berlin Electropolis: Shock, Nerves, and German Modernity (University of California Press 2006) and a special volume of Osiris that he co-edited on the history of the human sciences. Currently he is working on a book about the relation between film and the human sciences in early 20th century Germany.

 

 

 

Hans Pols is senior lecturer at the Unit for History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Sydney. He is interested in the history of psychiatry and the mental hygiene movement in North America and Europe, psychiatric war syndromes, and colonial psychiatry, in particular in the Dutch East Indies.