Dr. James Moran

James Moran’s PhD is from York University, Toronto. He teaches the history of health and mental health in the global context at the University of Prince Edward Island. His research explores the intersections of government policy, social history, mental illness, medicine, health and disease. Publications include: Madness on Trial: A Transatlantic History of English Civil Law and Lunacy (forthcoming, Manchester University Press, 2018); ‘Mental Disorder and Criminality in Canada: 1830-1990’, in International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, vol. 37, n. 1 (January, 2014), 109-116; ‘Protecting the Skin of the British Empire: St. Paul’s Bay Disease in Quebec’, in Jonathan Reinarz and Kevin Siena (eds.)  Scratching the Surface: The History of Skin, its Diseases and their Treatment, (London: Pickering and Chatto, 2013), 103-127; Committed to the State Asylum: Insanity and Society in Nineteenth Century Quebec and Ontario (McGill Queen’s University Press, 2000).