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Andrea Tone

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Andrea Tone is Professor of History & Canada Research Chair in the Social History of Medicine, McGill University, while also holding an associate appointment in the Transcultural Psychiatry Divison, Department of Psychiatry. A historian by training, Andrea Tone’s scholarship on medicine reflects her commitment to interdisciplinary and public history. Working with archives, museums, and professional societies, she has strived to make research accessible to audiences beyond academia. Her five books include Devices and Desires, which inspired an Emmy-award winning PBS documentary and was named one of the best books of the year by the Washington Post. Her research has been featured on CBC, NPR, and other mediums. In 2011, she was awarded the APA’s Benjamin Rush Award for contributions to the history of psychiatry. In 2017, she was elected to the Royal Society of Canada.

Books by Andrea Tone

Anxiety The Age of Anxiety

1964