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COVID-19 and the Impact of Historic Racial Disparities, Prof Evelynn Hammonds, Harvard University

Evelynn Hammonds
November 18, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:20pm
ONLINE-ONLY EVENT LIMITED TO STANFORD STUDENTS, FACULTY, AND STAFF. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED WITH A STANFORD EMAIL ADDRESS.

Prof. Hammonds is the Chair, Department of the History of Science, the Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor of the History of Science, and Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University

Hammonds's current work focuses on the intersection of scientific, medical, and socio-political concepts of race in the United States. She is completing a history of biological, medical, and anthropological uses of racial concepts entitled, The Logic of Difference: A History of Race in Science and Medicine in the United States , 1850–1990. She is also completing the MIT Reader on Race and Gender in Science co-edited with Rebecca Herzig and Abigail Bass. Professor Hammonds was named a Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer (2003–2005) by Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society. She has been a visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin and a Fellow in the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. In July 2005, Professor Hammonds was named Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity at Harvard University, and in March 2008, Professor Hammonds was named Dean of Harvard College.

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Department of Communication, Program in History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Earth Sciences Program, Center for African Studies, Center for Innovation in Global Health, McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, Center for South Asia, Cent...
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