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Courtney Thompson

Courtney is an Assistant Professor or HIstory, Phi Alpha Theta Advisor and Medical Humanities Certificate committee chair at Mississippi State University.

19TH Century History Of Science & Medicine

Phrenology & Crime in 19th Century America

Aug. 30, 2021

In Nineteenth Century America there was a strong reformist push to know and improve the self. One key tactic Americans used to learn more about themselves was phrenological readings. They would pay practical phrenologists, l…