View Profile 
Patrick J. Ryan <email@example.com>
University of Western Ontario
I am currently working on a long-term project on the history of childhood and modern ideas about the individual.
|Primary Phone:||519-433-3491 x4442|
|List Affiliations:||Review Editor for H-Childhood
Reviewer for H-Childhood
|Interests:||Childhood and Education
Law and Legal History
Political History / Studies
Associate Professor of Childhood and Social Institutions, Dept. of Interdisciplinary Programs with a cross-appointment in the Dept. of History, King's University College at Western University - Canada, Fall 2003-present.
Adjunct Research Professor, Department of History, Western University - Canada. Fall 2008-present.
Doctor of Philosophy, Department of History, Case Western Reserve University. Spring 1998.
Master of Arts, American History, Case Western Reserve University. Spring 1994.
Bachelor of Arts, History Major, University of Minnesota. Spring 1991.
_Master-Servant Childhood: a history of the idea of childhood in medieval English culture_ (Palgrave-MacMillan, 2013).
"'Young Rebels Flee Psychology': individual intelligence, race, and foster children in Cleveland, Ohio between the world wars," _Paedagogica Historica_ vol. 47, no. 6 (October 2011): 767-783.
"Discursive Tensions on the Landscape of Modern Childhood," _Educare Vetenskapliga Skrifter_ (2011: 2): 11-37.
"Here's Your 'Traditional Marriage'," _The Gay and Lesbian Review - Worldwide: a bimonthly journal of history, culture, and politics_, vol. 16, no. 6 (Nov-Dec, 2009).
"How New is the 'New' Social Studies of Childhood: The Myth of a Paradigm Shift," _The Journal of Interdisciplinary History_ vol. 38, no. 4 (Spring, 2008): 553-576.
SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION - outside of the home university
Publications Committee, H-Net. since 2009.
Book Review Editor, H-Childhood, since 2005.
Executive Committee, Society for the History of Children and Youth, 2008-2011.
List Editor, H-Childhood, 1998-2004.
Organization of American Historians, since 1994
The American Historical Association, since 1994
Society for the History of Children and Youth, since its establishment in 2001
PREVIOUS ACADEMIC POSITIONS
Chair, Department of Interdisciplinary Programs, King's University College at the University of Western Ontario. 2008-2009.
Assistant Professor, Historical Studies, University of Texas at Dallas. 1999 - 2003.