Jo N. Hays
|Jo N. Hays|
Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1970
History of science and medicine, especially British
Social History of diseases
Diseases and Western imperialism
Scientific institutions and popular scientific culture in 19th century Great Britain
Research in progress:
(Book) Disease, Medicine, and Western Imperialism, 1800-1950 (early stages of writing)
(Article) "Contributors to the Penny Cyclopedia, 1830-1845" (presently on a back burner)
The Burdens of Disease: Epidemics and Human Response in Western History (Rutgers University Press, 1998; third printing, 2003.
Historians and Epidemics: Simple Questions, complex Answers in Plaque and the End of Antiquity: The Pandemic of 541-750, edited by Lester K. Little (Cambridge U.P., 2007.
Epidemics and Pandemics: Their Impacts on Human History (ABC-Clio, 2005.
"Disease as Urban Disaster: Ambiguities an Continuities," in G. Massard-Guilbaud, H.R. Platt, and D. Schott, eds., Cities and Catastrophes (Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2002)
Biographical articles in New Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford University Press): "Brayley, Edward William"'; "Lardner, Dionysius"; "Partington, Charles Frederick."
Past research articles in:
Annals of Science
British Journal for History of Science
Metropolis and province
Pennsylvania Magazine of History
Perspectives in Biology and Medicine