This is another installment in our series on university and college courses dealing with the history of madness, mental illness, and psychiatry.
Ben Harris is a Professor of Psychology and Affiliate Professor of History at the University of New Hampshire. He works at the intersection of the history of psychology, history of medicine, and history of science. At UNH, his course Madness in America is taught mostly to Psychology majors but is also cross-listed in American Studies. He is a former President of the Society for the History of Psychology and member of the Central Committee of Historians of American Communism.