Ben Maldonado

Ben Maldonado

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Research Interests: History of medicine and public health; history of eugenics; disability studies; history of sexuality and sexology; popular science.

Ben Maldonado is a PhD student in the History of Science Department. He is interested in the history of eugenics, sexology, and anthropometry in the nineteenth and twentieth century Anglosphere. He is especially interested in how knowledge about these subjects circulated among popular audiences and shaped “common sense.”

Before starting his PhD, Ben completed a BA in History at Stanford University.

Previous Degrees:

Stanford University, B.A.

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