Michael Fontaine, PhD – Short Bio

Michael Fontaine is Associate Professor of Classics and Associate Dean of the Faculty at Cornell University. His 2013 paper, On Being Sane in an Insane Place—the Rosenhan Experiment in the Laboratory of Plautus’ Epidamnus, was published in Current Psychology.


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