Chris Babits

Jul 20, 2022

On Conversion Therapy

A Discussion with Chris Babits

New Books Network 2022

Dr. Chris Babits is an Andrew W. Mellon Engaged Scholar Initiative Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin. He earned his Ph.D. in History from UT-Austin in May 2019. His work examines the intersections of religion, medicine, gender, and sexuality in the modern United States. His current in-progress book project, To Cure a Sinful Nation: A History of Conversion Therapy in the United States, will tell the 140 year comprehensive history of conversion therapy practices in the United States.

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