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Kushner (Howard I.)

Howard I. Kushner is the Nat C. Robertson Distinguished Professor of Science & Society Emeritus at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and the John R. Adams Professor of History Emeritus at San Diego State University. At Emory, Kushner held joint appointments as Professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education in the Rollins School of Public Health, in Emory’s Programs in Human Health and in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology, as well as in the Graduate Institute of Liberal Arts. At SDSU, Kushner is also Adjunct Professor in the Graduate School of Public Health. In 2015, he joined the Laboratory of Comparative Human Cognition in the Communications Department of the University of California, San Diego.
Kushner’s current research focuses on the possible connections between handedness, laterality, and learning disorders. He is author of five books, including On the Other Hand: Left Hand, Right Brain, Mental Disorder, and History (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017), A Cursing Brain? The Histories of Tourette Syndrome (Harvard University Press, 1999), American Suicide: A Psychocultural Exploration (Rutgers University Press, 1991), and numerous articles on the history of suicide and addiction.

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