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Michael L. Dorn
Stony Brook University
|List Affiliations:||Reviewer for H-Disability
Reviewer for H-HistGeog
|Reviews:||Privileging Local Knowledge: The Changing Reputation and Role of the Asylum Attendant in Southeastern Australia
|Interests:||Atlantic History / Studies
Environmental History / Studies
Michael Dorn is Project Staff Associate at Stony Brook University. He has degrees from Ohio State University (BS, Architecture), Penn State (MS Geography), and the University of Kentucky (PhD, Geography).
Michael joined the faculty at Stony Brook University in March 2009, where he coordinates the Masters track in Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics, and teaches disability studies to medical students. He has authored articles and book chapters in body politics, medical geography, disability studies, histories of public health, and geographies of the book. His PhD dissertation, “Climate, Alcohol, and the American Body Politic: The Medical and Moral Geographies of Daniel Drake (1785-1852)” was awarded the 2003 Jacques May Thesis Prize for the best dissertation in health and medical geography.
Among Michael's honors are fellowships and awards from the University of Kentucky Graduate School, the American Institute for the History of Pharmacy, the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, and the Temple University Office of Provost. He has studied abroad in Russia and Scotland, and taught service learning courses in the United States and Jamaica.