Alison Bashford

Alison Bashford

Professor of Modern History at the University of Sydney. She is the author of Purity and Pollution: Gender, Embodiment and Victorian Medicine (1998) and Imperial Hygiene: A Critical History of Colonialism, Nationalism and Public Health (2004), editor of Medicine at the Border: Disease, Globalization and Security, 1850 to the Present (2006), and co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of the History of Eugenics (2010), among many other works. In 2009-10, she was Visiting Professor in Australian Studies at Harvard, attached to the Department of the History of Science.