Lisa Forman Cody, Ph.D.
Areas of Expertise
Great Britain, Women’s History
Selected Research and Publications
“Sex, Civility, and the Self: Eighteenth-Century Conceptions of Gendered, National, and Psychological Identity,” in a Forum on Nina Gelbart's The King's Midwife and Gary Kates's Monsieur d'Eon is a Woman, French Historical Studies, 24:3 (Summer 2001): 379-409
“The Politics of Illegitimacy in an Age of Reform: Gender, Reproduction and Political Economy in England's New Poor Law of 1834,” Journal of Women's History 11.4 (Winter 2000), pp. 131-156. Winner of the Judith Lee Ridge Article Prize, Western Association of Women Historians, 2000
“’No Cure, No Money,’ or the Invisible Hand of Quackery: The Language of Commerce, Credit, and Cash in Eighteenth-Century British Medical Advertisements,” Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture 28 (1999): pp. 103-130
“The Doctor's in Labour; or a New Whim-Wham from Guildford,” Gender and History 4.2 (Summer 1992): pp. 175-96
“‘Every Lane Teems with Instruction, Every Alley is Big with Erudition’: Graffiti in Eighteenth-Century London,” in The Streets of London, 1660-1870, ed. Tim Hitchcock and Heather Shore (London: Rivers Oram Press, 2003), pp. 92-111
Selected Awards and Affiliations
Berkshire Conference of Women Historians Best Book Prize, 2006, for the best first historical work published by a woman in any historical field in 2005, for "Birthing the Nation: Sex, Science, and the Conception of Eighteenth-Century Britons" (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005)
"Birthing the Nation," shortlisted for the Whitfield Prize, the Royal Historical Society, 2006, for the best first book in British History published in 2005
The Sierra Prize for the best book in any field of history by a member of the society in 2005, Western Association of Women Historians, 2006, for "Birthing the Nation"
Prize for the Best First Book in any Historical Field, Phi Alpha Theta, the History Honor Society, 2005, for "Birthing the Nation"
Walter D. Love Article Prize for the best article in any field of British History, North American Conference on British Studies, 2005, for "Living and Dying in Georgian London's Lying in Hospitals," Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 2004
Judith Lee Ridge Article Prize, Western Association of Women Historians, 2005, for the best article of the yearby a member of the society in any historical field, for "Living and Dying in Georgian London's Lying-in Hospitals"
Judith Lee Ridge Article Prize, Western Association of Women Historians, 2002, for the best article of the yearby a member of the society in any historical field, for "The Politics of Illegitimacy in an Age of Reform," The Journal of Women's History, 2000
Lisa Forman Cody, Ph.D.
Associate ProfessorEducation: B.A., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, BerkeleyDepartment: HistoryEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: (909) 607-2830Address: Kravis Center 206Curriculum Vitae: LCody2010.pdf
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