Otniel E. Dror


1999 Ph.D, History, Princeton University
1993 M.A, History, Princeton University
1991 Annual Diploma, French Language and Civilization, Sorbonne (University of Paris)
1989 M.D., Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
1985 BMSc, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Otniel E. Dror, MD, Ph D (in history) is the Joel Wilbush Chair in Medical Anthropology and Head of the Section for the History of Medicine in the Medical Faculty of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His research focuses on the history of the study of emotions during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. His book manuscript, Blush, Adrenaline, Excitement: Modernity and the Study of Emotions, 1860-1940, is currently under revision for the University of Chicago Press. His new book project is titled: The Adrenaline Century, 1900-2000. It is a cultural-scientific history of adrenaline and of modern forms of pleasures. Dror is a member of the Israeli National Helsinki Committee, which oversees all human genetic experiments in the state of Israel.

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