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Catherine Cox

Secretary of Historical Studies Committee

UCD

Catherine Cox, Associate Professor at the School of History, University College Dublin, is a lecturer in Irish social history, the history of psychiatry, and the social and cultural history of medicine. She is editor of Irish Economic and Social History, Deputy Chair of the Irish Committee of Historical Sciences and Director of UCD Centre of the History of Medicine in Ireland.

Her book publications include Negotiating Insanity in the Southeast of Ireland, 1820-1900 (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2012) and three edited collections, including with Hilary Marland (eds), Migration, Health, and Ethnicity in the Modern World (Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013). She has published numerous articles and book chapters on the history of psychiatry, mental health and migration, medical practice and the history of institutionalization in Ireland.

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