Professor Snowden received his Ph.D. from Oxford University in 1975. His books include Violence and Great Estates in the South of Italy: Apulia, 1900-1922 (1984); The Fascist Revolution in Tuscany, 1919-1922 (1989); Naples in the Times of Cholera (1995) and The Conquest of Malaria: Italy, 1900-1962 (2006). Conquest was awarded the Gustav Ranis Prize from the MacMillan Center at Yale in 2007 as “the best book on an international topic by a member of the Yale Faculty,” the Helen and Howard R. Marraro Prize by the American Historical Association as the best work on Italy in any period, and the 2008 Welch Medal from the American Association for the History of Medicine.
He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Italian history, European social and political history, and the history of medicine.
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Frank Snowden attended Harvard College, and earned his D.Phil. degree from Oxford University. After teaching at London University and Yale from 1975 to 2018, and serving as Chair of History of Science and Medicine at Yale for seven years, he is now Andrew Downey Orrick Professor Emeritus of History and History of Medicine at Yale. […]