In today’s Academic Minute, the College of Saint Rose's John Williams-Searle explores the origin of our understanding of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in the 19th century diagnosis, Railway Spine. Williams-Searle is a professor of history and director of the Center for Citizenship, Race and Ethnicity Studies at Saint Rose, in Albany, N.Y., and author of Broken Brothers and Soldiers of Capital: Disability, Manliness, and Safety on the Rails, 1863-1908. Find out more about him here. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.

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