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Elodie Grossi

Elodie Grossi is a PhD candidate in Sociology at University Paris Diderot under the direction of Dominique Vidal and Paul Schor. She is a member of the research center URMIS, Paris. She obtained the agrégation in English and teaches at Université Paris Diderot.

She is a visiting graduate researcher at the University of California, Los Angeles, EPIDAPO (UCLA-CNRS) from January to September 2015, and from January to December 2016.

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Research themes

US Social History (19th century and 20th century), ethnography, urban sociology, African-americans, deviance, social control, racialization et ethnicization, norms, psychiatry

PhD thesis

Towards an African-American social history of psychiatric institutions: Race, pathologization, and social control in the US from the end of the 19th century to the 21th century.