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Jonathan M. Metzl

Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health, and Society |
Director, Center for Medicine, Health, and Society | Professor of Psychiatry
Vanderbilt University’ color=” style=’blockquote modern-quote modern-centered’ custom_font=” size=’20’ subheading_active=” subheading_size=’10’ custom_class=”][/av_heading] [av_one_half first] [av_slideshow size=’medium’ animation=’slide’ autoplay=’true’ interval=’7′ control_layout=”] [av_slide slide_type=’image’ id=’536′ video=’http://’ mobile_image=” video_ratio=’16:9′ title=’Are looser gun laws changing the social fabric of Missouri?’ link_apply=’image’ link=’manually,https://newrepublic.com/article/131381/looser-gun-laws-changing-social-fabric-missouri’ link_target=’_blank’] Article in New Republic
[/av_slide] [av_slide slide_type=’image’ id=’488′ video=’http://’ mobile_image=” video_ratio=’16:9′ title=’‘BK Live’ on BRIC TV’ link_apply=’image’ link=’manually,https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTFzM78sb1E’ link_target=” video_controls=” video_mute=” video_loop=” video_autoplay=”] Perceptions of mental illness and our ability to prevent gun violence
[/av_slide] [av_slide slide_type=’image’ id=’257′ video=” mobile_image=” video_ratio=” title=’Can Psychiatrists Stop Gun Violence?’ link_apply=’image’ link=’manually,http://op-talk.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/12/16/can-psychiatrists-stop-gun-violence/?_r=1′ link_target=’_blank’ video_controls=” video_mute=” video_loop=” video_autoplay=”] Asking psychiatrists to judge who’s likely to become violent may be the wrong approach
[/av_slide] [av_slide slide_type=’image’ id=’474′ video=” mobile_image=” video_ratio=” title=’Dr. Jonathan Metzl Named Safe Tennessee Project Director of Research’ link_apply=’image’ link=’manually,http://safetennesseeproject.org/2015/09/21/dr-jonathan-metzl-named-safe-tennessee-project-director-of-research/’ link_target=’_blank’ video_controls=” video_mute=” video_loop=” video_autoplay=”][/av_slide] [av_slide slide_type=’image’ id=’355′ video=’http://’ mobile_image=” video_ratio=’16:9′ title=’NC shooting’ link_apply=’image’ link=’manually,http://www.msnbc.com/melissa-harris-perry/nc-shooting-when-parking-dispute-also-crime-hate’ link_target=’_blank’ video_controls=” video_mute=” video_loop=” video_autoplay=”] When a parking dispute is also a crime of hate
[/av_slide] [av_slide slide_type=’image’ id=’404′ video=’http://’ mobile_image=” video_ratio=’16:9′ title=’Graduate builds career as physician-scholar’ link_apply=’image’ link=’manually,http://med.umkc.edu/panorama/graduate-builds-career-as-physician-scholar/’ link_target=’_blank’ video_controls=” video_mute=” video_loop=” video_autoplay=”] UMKC alumni magazine feature
[/av_slide] [av_slide slide_type=’image’ id=’261′ video=” mobile_image=” video_ratio=” title=’Mental Illness, Mass Shootings, and the Politics of American Firearms’ link_apply=’image’ link=’manually,http://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/pdfplus/10.2105/AJPH.2014.302242′ link_target=’_blank’ video_controls=” video_mute=” video_loop=” video_autoplay=”] Notions of mental illness that emerge in relation to mass shootings frequently reflect larger cultural stereotypes
[/av_slide] [av_slide slide_type=’image’ id=’263′ video=” mobile_image=” video_ratio=” title=’Psychiatry After Ferguson’ link_apply=’image’ link=’manually,http://somatosphere.net/2014/12/psychiatry-after-ferguson.html’ link_target=’_blank’ video_controls=” video_mute=” video_loop=” video_autoplay=”] What role should mental health care professionals play?
[/av_slide] [av_slide slide_type=’image’ id=’231′ video=” mobile_image=” video_ratio=” title=’New Article’ link_apply=’image’ link=’manually,http://www.huffingtonpost.fr/jonathan-metzl/le-diagnostic-psychiatrique-opere-t-il-entre-limaginaire-social-et-le-fait-politique_b_6176976.html’ link_target=’_blank’ video_controls=” video_mute=” video_loop=” video_autoplay=”] Le diagnostic psychiatrique opère-t-il entre l’imaginaire social et le fait politique?
[/av_slide] [av_slide slide_type=’image’ id=’393′ video=’http://’ mobile_image=” video_ratio=’16:9′ title=’James Holmes trial puts sanity on the stand’ link_apply=’image’ link=’manually,http://theconversation.com/james-holmes-trial-puts-sanity-on-the-stand-40611′ link_target=’_blank’ video_controls=” video_mute=” video_loop=” video_autoplay=”][/av_slide] [av_slide slide_type=’image’ id=’227′ video=” mobile_image=” video_ratio=” title=’New article’ link_apply=’image’ link=’manually, http://www.vanderbilt.edu/mhs/manage/wp-content/uploads/transition.115.231.pdf’ link_target=’_blank’ video_controls=” video_mute=” video_loop=” video_autoplay=”] Controllin the Planet; A brief history of schizophrenia (PDF)
[/av_slide] [av_slide slide_type=’image’ id=’153′ video=’http://’ mobile_image=” video_ratio=’4:3′ title=’Online opinion’ link_apply=’image’ link=’manually,http://www.msnbc.com/melissa-harris-perry/lets-talk-about-guns-stop-stereotyping’ link_target=’_blank’ video_controls=” video_mute=” video_loop=” video_autoplay=”] Let’s talk about guns, but stop stereotyping the mentally ill
[/av_slide] [av_slide slide_type=’image’ id=’159′ video=’http://’ mobile_image=” video_ratio=’4:3′ title=” link_apply=’image’ link=’manually,http://www.vanderbilt.edu/mhs/’ link_target=’_blank’ video_controls=” video_mute=” video_loop=” video_autoplay=”] Director of The Center for Medicine, Health, and Society
[/av_slide] [av_slide slide_type=’image’ id=’167′ video=’http://’ mobile_image=” video_ratio=’4:3′ title=” link_apply=’image’ link=’manually,http://www.amazon.com/Protest-Psychosis-Schizophrenia-Became-Disease/dp/0807001279/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1413341023&sr=1-1&keywords=jonathan+metzl’ link_target=’_blank’ video_controls=” video_mute=” video_loop=” video_autoplay=”][/av_slide] [av_slide slide_type=’image’ id=’158′ video=’http://’ mobile_image=” video_ratio=’4:3′ title=’Media Appearances’ link_apply=’image’ link=’page,120′ link_target=” video_controls=” video_mute=” video_loop=” video_autoplay=”][/av_slide] [av_slide slide_type=’image’ id=’157′ video=’http://’ mobile_image=” video_ratio=’4:3′ title=” link_apply=’image’ link=’manually,http://structuralcompetency.org/’ link_target=’_blank’ video_controls=” video_mute=” video_loop=” video_autoplay=”] New Medicine for the Institutional Inequalities that Make Us Sick
[/av_slide] [av_slide slide_type=’image’ id=’156′ video=’http://’ mobile_image=” video_ratio=’4:3′ title=’Lectures’ link_apply=’image’ link=’manually,http://vimeo.com/79820263′ link_target=” video_controls=” video_mute=” video_loop=” video_autoplay=”][/av_slide] [/av_slideshow] [/av_one_half][av_one_half min_height=” vertical_alignment=” space=” custom_margin=” margin=’0px’ padding=’0px’ border=” border_color=” radius=’0px’ background_color=” src=” background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’] [av_textblock size=’14’ font_color=” color=”] Jonathan Metzl is the Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Psychiatry, and the Director of the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society, at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He received his MD from the University of Missouri, MA in humanities/poetics and Psychiatric internship/residency from Stanford University, and PhD in American Culture from University of Michigan, A 2008 Guggenheim fellow, Professor Metzl has written extensively for medical, psychiatric, and popular publications. His books include The Protest Psychosis, Prozac on the Couch, and Against Health: How Health Became the New Morality.

Specializations:

  • Psychiatry
  • Race and Health
  • History of Mental Health
  • Gender
  • Politics
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