Janet Miron

Associate Professor

B.A. (McGill); M.A., Ph.D. (York).
Lady Eaton College S104
705-748-1011 x 7834

janetmiron@trentu.ca

Research interests: cultural history; medicine and crime in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; sexuality; Canadian history

Current research project: Guns: A Cultural History of Firearm Use and Regulation in Canada

Select publications:                          

                                                        

Prisons, Asylums, and the Public: Institutional Visiting in the Nineteenth Century (Toronto: University of Toronto Press) forthcoming, April 2011.

A History of Human Rights in Canada: Essential Issues (Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press Inc., 2009).

“’In View of the Knowledge to be Acquired’: Public Visits to New York’s Asylums in the Nineteenth Century,” in Permeable Walls: Historical Perspectives on Hospital and Asylum Visiting, edited by Graham Mooney and Jonathan Reinarz (New York: Editions Rodopi B.V., 2009): 243-266.

“Recent Approaches to the History of Psychoactive Substances and Social Regulation in Canada,” Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue d'études canadiennes. Volume 42, Number 3 (Fall 2008): 227-233.

“’Open to the Public’: Touring Ontario Asylums in the Nineteenth Century,” in Mental Health and Canadian Society: Historical Perspectives, edited by James E. Moran and David Wright (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2006): 19-48.

 

Recent book reviews in: Isis and The History of the Behavioral Sciences