Wilson Center Experts

Julie Vail Brown

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Wilson Center Project(s):
Russian Psychiatrists and the Politics of Professionalism, 1857 - 1917
Jul 01, 1987
Aug 01, 1987

Project Summary

This analysis of the Russian psychiatric profession on the eve of the revolutions of 1917 focuses upon the strategies adopted by Russia psychiatrists in their effort to gain control over the asylum and societal recognition of their superior judgment in all matters pertaining to the diagnosis and treatment of insanity.

Previous Terms at the Wilson Center:
May 1, 1982: Professionalization of Russian Psychiatrists During the Late Imperial Period, 1857 - 1911