Ph.D., Pennsylvania, 1979

Carole Haber is the Dean of the School of Liberal Arts. She is a specialist in American medical and social history, with particular interests in aging and death in the nineteenth century. Her current research focuses on changing medical and cultural beliefs about Alzheimer’s disease and senile dementia, and the medicalization of death in America at the turn of the twentieth century.


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“The affective life in Shakespearean England” in Malcolm Smuts ed., The Oxford Handbook of the Age of Shakespeare, Oxford University Press, forthcoming.  

"Parents and Children in Early Modern England: New Questions, New Approaches, New Conclusions"  
presented at History of Emotions Cener of Excellence, Brisbane, Australia, 2014

“Interpreting Early Modern Affect”  
Conducted a masterclass entitled “Interpreting Early Modern Affect”, at the Australian Historical Association “Conflict in history” conference in Brisbane, 2014

"The Practice of Kindness in Early Modern Elite Society"  
Past and Present, 2011, number 211, pp. 121-58.

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