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Christian S. Warren


Location: 1119 Boylan Hall
Phone: 718.951.5000 x2805
Fax: 718.951.4504

Native Floridian Chris Warren specializes in the history of medicine and public health in the United States. He is completing his second book, Starved for Light: How Rickets and Vitamin D Deficiency Shaped Modern America, under contract with the University of Chicago Press, and is working on a book tracing the history of American's "migration" into the indoors. His doctoral dissertation, "The Silenced Epidemic: A Social History of Lead Poisoning in the United States Since 1900," won the American Society for Environmental History's Rachel Carson Prize. His first book, Brush with Death: A Social History of Lead Poisoning (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000), won the APHA'a Arthur Viseltear Award. He has published articles in the Journal of Southern History, Business History Review and Public Health Reports, and guest editorials in The New York Times and The Washington Post.

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