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Dr Stephen E Mawdsley

PhD (Cantab.), MA (Alta.), BA Hons (Alta.)

  • BS8 1TB

20072019

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Personal profile

Research interests

I am a social historian of twentieth-century American medicine and public health. I am interested in the history of poliomyelitis and immunization programs undertaken in the United States to control disease. I am also Principal Investigator on a Wellcome Trust funded research project, entitled The Jake Walk Blues, which focuses on the history of alcohol, disability, and stigma during America's Great Depression.

Key Works

Roles

Teaching

I coordinate/lead the following units:

I contribute to the following units:

I am a Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (HEA)

Research Supervision

I am available to supervise students, who wish to work on any subject within my research field and I particularly welcome proposals in the following areas:

  1. history of the United States since 1865
  2. history of race and ethnicity in America
  3. history of public health, medicine, and disease
  4. history of disability

Please feel free to get in touch with me if you would like to discuss your research ideas.

Student Consultation

If you would like to meet with me, please book onto my consultation hours.

My office is located at G.04, 26/27 St. Michael's Park

Structured keywords and research groupings

  • Centre for Humanities Health and Science
  • Centre for Black Humanities

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Projects

Research Output

Borders and Blood Fractions: Gamma Globulin and Canada's Fight Against Polio, 1950-1955

Mawdsley, S., 18 Oct 2019, In : Canadian Bulletin of Medical History. 36, 2, p. 444-468

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • Dóra Vargha, Polio Across the Iron Curtain: Hungary’s Cold War with an Epidemic

    Mawdsley, S., 13 Jul 2019, In : Social History of Medicine. 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review (Academic Journal)

    Open Access
  • George Rosen, A History of Public Health: Revised and Expanded Edition

    Mawdsley, S., 17 Apr 2019, In : Canadian Bulletin of Medical History. 36, 1, p. 217-219 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review (Academic Journal)

    Open Access

    Prizes

    2009 Jonathan Hart Prize

    Mawdsley, Stephen E (Recipient), 2009

    Prize: Prizes, Medals, Awards and Grants

    2010 Sir James Lougheed Award of Distinction

    Mawdsley, Stephen E (Recipient), 2010

    Prize: Prizes, Medals, Awards and Grants

    2011 H.N. Segall Prize

    Mawdsley, Stephen E (Recipient), 2011

    Prize: Prizes, Medals, Awards and Grants

  • Activities

    • 16 Invited talk
    • 7 Media coverage or participation
    • 1 Public talk, debate, discussion

    University of Bristol Law School

    Stephen E Mawdsley (Participant)

    13 Nov 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesInvited talk

    Invited talk

    Stephen E Mawdsley (Participant)

    7 Feb 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesInvited talk

    Invited talk

    Stephen E Mawdsley (Participant)

    14 Mar 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesInvited talk