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Ian Dowbiggin

Degrees: 
  • B.A., MacMaster University, 1975
  • M.A., University of Toronto, 1980
  • Ph.D. University of Rochester (NY), 1986
Position: 
Professor
Department: 
History
Faculty: 
Arts
Phone: 
(902) 566-0329
Research Interests: 
  • History of medicine - especially the history of psychiatry and psychology
Citations: 

2009: "High Anxieties: The Social Construction of Anxiety Disorders," Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, v. 45, #7, July.

2008: The Sterilization Movement and Global Fertility in the Twentieth Century. Oxford University Press.

2005: A Concise History of Euthanasia: Life, Death, God, and Medicine. Rowman and Littlefield.

2003: A Merciful End: The Euthanasia Movement in Modern America. Oxford University Press.

2003: Keeping America Sane: Psychiatry and Eugenics in Canada and the United States, 1880-1940. Cornell University Press (Paperback Edition).