Nathaniel Comfort

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint "Polyhybrid heterogeneous bastards": promoting medical genetics in America in the 1930s and 1940s
    Nathaniel Comfort
    Department of the History of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, 1900 E Monument St, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Hist Med Allied Sci 61:415-55. 2006
  2. pmc The prisoner as model organism: malaria research at Stateville Penitentiary
    Nathaniel Comfort
    Department of History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2113, USA
    Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci 40:190-203. 2009
  3. doi request reprint When your sources talk back: toward a multimodal approach to scientific biography
    Nathaniel Comfort
    Department of History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Hist Biol 44:651-69. 2011

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. ncbi request reprint "Polyhybrid heterogeneous bastards": promoting medical genetics in America in the 1930s and 1940s
    Nathaniel Comfort
    Department of the History of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, 1900 E Monument St, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Hist Med Allied Sci 61:415-55. 2006
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  2. pmc The prisoner as model organism: malaria research at Stateville Penitentiary
    Nathaniel Comfort
    Department of History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2113, USA
    Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci 40:190-203. 2009
    ..This, I argue, created an environment in the Stateville hospital wing more panoptic than that in the cellblocks. Research and punishment were completely interpenetrating, and mutually reinforcing...
  3. doi request reprint When your sources talk back: toward a multimodal approach to scientific biography
    Nathaniel Comfort
    Department of History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Hist Biol 44:651-69. 2011
    ..I reflect on how interviewing shapes my own writing and I encourage the reader to do the same...