Mallory R. Szymanski
Advisor: Ben Wise
Previous Degrees: BA in English & History, University of Florida (’06), MA in Women’s Studies, University of Florida (’08)
Research Interests: Sexualities studies, history of medicine, masculinity, 19th- and early 20th- century U.S. history, modernity, race and whiteness.
Dissertation Title: “Sexual dysfunction as ‘the national disease of America:’ neurasthenia and the medical approaches to men’s sexual and reproductive health in the Gilded Age”