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BA, MA, PhD (York)
James Moran teaches courses in Canadian History, the history of Quebec, historiography, and the history of health and medicine in North America. His publications include: Committed to the State Asylum: Insanity and Society in Nineteenth Century Quebec and Ontario (2000); with David Wright (eds.) Mental Health in Canadian Society: Historical Perspectives (Montreal: McGill Queen’s University Press, 2006); and with Leslie Topp and Jonathan Andrews (eds.) Madness, Architecture and the Built Environment: Psychiatric Spaces in Historical Context (Routledge, 2007). He is currently writing a book on madness and civil law in England and the United States.
- Mental disorder and criminality in Canada
- Protecting the skin of the British Empire
- [Review of the book A space of their own: The archaeology of nineteenth century lunatic asylums in Britain, South Australia, and Tasmania, by Susan Piddock]
- [Review of the book Madness at home: The psychiatrist, the patient, and the family in England, 1820–1860, by Akihito Suzuki]
- [Review of the book The insanity of place/the place of insanity: Essays on the history of psychiatry, by Andrew Scull]