Disability History Association Podcast – Episode 10 (March 2019): Psychiatric Jim Crow
Ayah Nuriddin (Johns Hopkins University) discusses the history of Maryland’s Crownsville State Hospital.
Ayah Nuriddin is a PhD candidate in the Department of the History of Medicine, and Graduate Fellow in the Center for Medical Humanities and Social Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. For this academic year (2018-19), she is a Dissertation Fellow at the Consortium for the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine (CHSTM). She holds a Masters in History and Masters of Library Science (MLS) from the University of Maryland, College Park. Her dissertation, entitled “Liberation Eugenics: African Americans and the Science of Black Freedom Struggles, 1890-1970,” analyzes African American engagement with eugenics, hereditarian thought, and racial science as part of a broader strategy of racial improvement and black liberation. She can be reached via email at email@example.com or on Twitter @AyahNerd.
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