Scull, Andrew

Andrew Scull was educated at Oxford and Princeton Universities, and studied medical history on a post-doctoral fellowship at University College, London. He has held faculty positions at Princeton, the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of California at San Diego, where he is Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Science Studies. He is the author or editor of more than twenty books and more than a hundred scholarly articles. He has written regularly for audiences outside the academy, and his work has appeared in the Times Literary Supplement, The London Review of Books, The Nation, The Paris Review, Scientific American, The Wall Street Journal, and The Los Angeles Times, among others. Madness in Civilization is being translated into nearly a dozen languages.


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On his book Madness in Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine
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