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Marion Dorsey

Program Coordinator, Justice Studies
Phone: (603) 862-3014
Office: History, Horton Social Science Center Rm 421, Durham, NH 03824

Courses Taught

  • HIST 436W: Europe and the Modern World
  • HIST 440B: Honors/US Hist of Medicine Sem
  • HIST 498: Expl Hist Perspectives
  • HIST 537: Espionage and History
  • HIST 538: Modern European War & Society
  • HIST 613/813: American Ways of War
  • HIST 695: Independent Study
  • HIST 797: Colloquium
  • HIST 970: Grad Seminar Teaching History


  • Ph.D., History, Yale University
  • J.D., Harvard University
  • M.A., History, Yale University
  • M.Phil., Yale University
  • B.A., Biology, Stanford University
  • B.A., History, Stanford University

Research Interests

  • Diplomacy
  • History of Law
  • History of medicine
  • Military History

Selected Publications

  • Dorsey, M. G. (2017). Health and Freedom in the Balance. M. G. Dorsey, & R. M. Caron (Eds.), Nova.

  • Dorsey, M. G. (2017). More than just a taboo The legacy of the chemical warfare prohibitions of the 1899 and 1907 Hague Conferences. In Unknown Book (pp. 86-102). Retrieved from https://www.webofscience.com/

  • Dorsey, M. (2017). From Smallpox to Polio: How America Embraced Vaccines. In Health and Freedom in the Balance (pp. 111-146). Nova.

  • Girard, M. (2008). A Strange and Formidable Weapon British Responses to World War I Poison Gas. U of Nebraska Press.

  • Girard, M. (2008). Political Decisions and Britain’s Chemical Warfare Challenge in World War I: Descend to Atrocities?. Defence Studies, 8(1), 105-132. doi:10.1080/14702430701812019