Sander L. Gilman
Sander L. Gilman is distinguished professor of the Liberal Arts and Sciences at Emory University. A cultural and literary historian, he is the author or editor of over seventy books. His widely reviewed monograph Fat Boys: A Slim Book appeared in 2004, as well as his most recent edited volume, Smoke: A Global History of Smoking (with Zhou Xun). He is also the author of Creating Beauty to Cure the Soul: Race and Psychology in the Shaping of Aesthetic Surgery (1998) and Making the Body Beautiful: A Cultural History of Aesthetic Surgery (1999).