Professor Stephen Garton is deputy vice-chancellor at the University of Sydney.

He is also the author of four books and over sixty articles, chapters and encyclopaedia and historical dictionary entries in such areas as the history of madness, psychiatry, crime, incarceration, masculinity, eugenics, social policy, poverty, returned soldiers, masculinity and sexuality.

Although much of his research focuses on Australia he has researched and published work in relation to British and American history. This research concentrates on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries although on occasion he has ranged more widely.

In addition to being a fellow of a number of learned academies and societies he was awarded the Centenary Medal in 2003 for services to Australian history.

Pieces by Stephen Garton

Marked men
Edition 48: Enduring Legacies

Private life of a public man
Edition 10: Family Politics

Griffith Review