Erik Linstrum

Assistant Professor of History

University of Virginia

Erik Linstrum is assistant professor of history at the University of Virginia Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Previously he was a postdoctoral fellow in the Society of Fellows at the University of Michigan. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2012 and is currently working on his first book, a history of psychology in the twentieth-century British Empire which ranges across the fields of psychoanalysis, mental testing, and the laboratory. A former fellow of the Institute of Historical Research in London and the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, he has published articles in Past and Present and the Journal of the History of Ideas.