David Clemis


Office: EA3191
Phone: 403.440.5995
Email: dclemis@mtroyal.ca

Teaching Fields
Social, cultural, political history of Britain, 1600-1815; Early Modern Europe, 1450-1815.

Current Research Interests
Social and cultural history of alcohol use in England, 1660-1830.
The history of understandings of moral agency, cognition and identity in "the British enlightenment."

BA (Hons.) (Philosophy) Queens University at Kingston (Ontario)
MA (History) University of Toronto
Ph D (History) University of Leicester (UK)

Recent Publications
2015, "The History and Culture of Alcohol and Drinking: 18th Century," "The Gin Epidemic" and "The History of Addiction and Alcoholism" in Scott C. Martin, ed., Alcohol: Social, Cultural, and Historical Perspectives (Thousand Oaks, CA.: SAGE, 2015).
2015, Susanne Schmid and Barbara Schmidt-Haberkamp. "Drink in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries" (2014) [review] Social History of Drugs and Alcohol (In Press).
2013, "Medical Expertise and the Understandings of Intoxication In Britain, 1660 to 1830." In Intoxication and Society: Problematic Pleasures, edited by P. Withington and Jonathan Herring (London: Palgrave, 2013)

See: Researcher Profile