Wilson Center Experts

Julie Vail Brown

Visiting Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Wilson Center Project(s):
Professionalization of Russian Psychiatrists During the Late Imperial Period, 1857 - 1911
May 01, 1982
May 01, 1982

Project Summary

This analysis of the Russian psychiatric profession on the eve of the revolutions of 1917 focuses upon the strategies adopted by Russian 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.