Lisa Forman Cody, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History

Department

History

Areas of Expertise

Gender and Sexuality
Gender Studies
Great Britain
Women’s History
Kravis Center
207

Office Hours

Wednesdays, 3-5pm via Zoom
by arrangement: lisa.cody@cmc.edu

Education

B.A., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

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

Research and Publications

“’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