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Daniel J. Wilson <email@example.com>
I am interested in continuing my research in the polio epidemics and expanding my research in the area of masculinity and disability.
2400 Chew Street
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104
|List Affiliations:||Advisory Board Member for H-Disability
List Editor for H-Disability
Reviewer for H-Disability
An Ordinary Life with Polio
|Interests:||American History / Studies
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
B.A., University of Wisconsin Whitewater, 1972
M.A., The Johns Hopkins University, 1974
Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins university, 1976
I have been at Muhlenberg College since 1978 and am now Professor of History. I just finished a nine year term as department head.
Living with Polio: The Epidemic and its Survivors (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005)
Science, Community and the Transformation of American Philosophy, 1860-1930 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990)
Arthur O. Lovejoy and the Quest for Intelligibility (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1980)
"Crippled Manhood: Infantile Paralysis and the Construction of Masculinity," Medical Humanities Review, 12 (1998), 9-28.
"A Crippling Fear: Experiencing Polio in the Era of FDR," Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 72 (1998, 464-95
"Covenants of Work and Grace: Themes of Recovery and Redemption in the Polio Narratives," Literature and Medicine, 13 (1994), 22-41.