Thomas W. Laqueur

Academic Year 2015-2016

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1973- Assistant, Associate, Full, Helen Fawcett Distinguished Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley


1971-73 Nuffield College, Oxford University, History

1969-71 Princeton University, 1969-71, Ph.D., History (1973)

1967-68 Princeton University, M.A. History (with distinction 1969)

1963-67 Swarthmore College, B.A., Hons. Philosophy

Publications - Books

The Work of the Dead (Princeton University Press, 2015)

Solitary Sex: A Cultural History of Masturbation (ZONE BOOKS, 2003)

Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud (Harvard University Press, 1990)

Catherine Gallagher and Thomas Laqueur, edited with introduction, The Making of the Modern Body (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1987).

Religion and Respectability: Sunday Schools and Working Class Culture, 1780- 1850 (Yale University Press, 1976).