Dan Healey

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General Research Area(s): History of Science / Medicine / Technology; Women and Gender;

Short Vitae: Dr Dan Healey Senior Lecturer in History Department of History University of Wales Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Tel. +44+ (0)1792-295980 Fax +44+ (0)1792-295746 d.healey@swansea.ac.uk


BA (1981), Russian Language and Literature, University of Toronto MA (1991) School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London MA (1993), Ph.D. (1998) University of Toronto

Academic Appointments

1998 – 2000: Research Fellow, Centre for the History of Medicine, University of Glasgow 2000 – 2003: Lecturer in History, Department of History, University of Wales Swansea 2003 – present: Senior Lecturer in History, Department of History, University of Wales Swansea

Major Publications

Monograph & Edited Collection

Homosexual Desire in Revolutionary Russia: The Regulation of Sexual and Gender Dissent (Chicago & London: University of Chicago Press, 2001). Pp. Xvi + 392. Designated proxime accessit for the Royal Historical Society’s 2001 Gladstone History Book Prize. Russian Masculinities in History and Culture (Basingstoke & New York: Palgrave, 2002). Pp. Ix + 242. Jointly edited with Barbara Evans Clements and Rebecca Friedman.

Articles and Book Chapters

"Can We 'Queer'Early Modern Russia?" in Queer Masculinities, 1550-1800: Siting Same-Sex Desire in the Early Modern World. Eds Katherine O'Donnell and Michael O'Rourke (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2005). "Sexual and Gender Dissent: Homosexuality as Resistance in Stalin’s Russia" in Contending with Stalinism: Soviet Power and Popular Resistance in the 1930s. Ed. Lynne Viola (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2002), pp. 139-69. "Homosexual Existence and Existing Socialism: New Light on the Repression of Male Homosexuality in Stalin's Russia," GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, 8, 3 (2002): 349-78. "Izcheznovenie russkoi tetki, ili kak rodilas’ sovetskaia gomofobiia" in O muzhe(n)stvennosti, ed. Sergei Ushakin (Moscow: Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, 2002), pp. 414-31. "Masculine Purity and ‘Gentlemen’s Mischief’: Sexual Exchange and Prostitution between Russian Men, 1861-1941," Slavic Review, 60, 2 (2001): 233-65. "Unruly Identities: Soviet Psychiatry Confronts the Female Homosexual of the 1920s" in Gender in Russian History and Culture, ed. Linda Edmondson (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2001), pp. 116-38. "Moscow" in Queer Sites: Gay Urban Histories since 1600. Ed. David Higgs (London: Routledge, 1999), pp. 38 - 60.

National and International Recognition Member, International Advisory Committee, "The Future of the Queer Past" Conference, University of Chicago, September 2000. Peer referee for articles submitted to Slavic Review, GLQ, Sexuality, The Russian Review. Consultant/interviewee, Oxford Film and Television documentary for Channel Four, “Rasputin, The Devil in the Flesh” broadcast 12 February 2002. Reviewer of MSS for Cambridge University Press (1999), Manchester University Press (2002). Reviews Editor, Gender & History (2004-present). Co-chair, Sexuality Network, European Social Science History Conference, Berlin, March – April 2004; Amsterdam, March 2006.

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