Seth S LeJacq

Seth S LeJacq

Lecturing Fellow of Thompson Writing Program

External Address: 
1 Brody Gym Drive, Campus Box 90025, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Thompson Writing Program, Box 90025, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-4381


I am a historian of early modern Europe and the Atlantic world. My research focuses on gender and sexuality, medicine, and the body and on the history of crime, punishment, and criminal courts. My current research project deals with the history of forensic medicine and science.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 2016

LeJacq, Seth S. “Janet Weston. Medicine, The Penal System and Sexual Crimes in England, 1919–1960s.” Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, vol. 74, no. 2, Oxford University Press (OUP), Apr. 2019, pp. 234–36. Crossref, doi:10.1093/jhmas/jrz005. Full Text

Lejacq, S. S. “Buggery’s travels: Royal navy sodomy on ship and shore in the long eighteenth century.” Journal for Maritime Research, vol. 17, no. 2, Jan. 2015, pp. 103–16. Scopus, doi:10.1080/21533369.2015.1094980. Full Text

Lejacq, S. S. “Roy porter student prize essay the bounds of domestic healing: Medical recipes, storytelling and surgery in early modern England.” Social History of Medicine, vol. 26, no. 3, Aug. 2013, pp. 451–68. Scopus, doi:10.1093/shm/hkt006. Full Text

LeJacq, Seth Stein. “Victoria Bates, Sexual Forensics in Victorian and Edwardian England: Age, Crime and Consent in the Courts.” Social History of Medicine, Oxford University Press (OUP), pp. hkw100–hkw100. Crossref, doi:10.1093/shm/hkw100. Full Text