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Class examines public health through the lens of Africana studies

Questioning norms and shifting perspectives were top goals in creating the course, say instructors Robbie Shilliam, professor in the Department of Political Science, and Alexandre White, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology. Last year, influenced by the pandemic, faculty discussed the idea of turning an Africana studies lens on public health to provide a focal point for exploring the ongoing impacts of colonialism, slavery, and other histories of racial oppression.

Renee Marlin-Bennett on Chopped Liver and Mean Memes

Professor Renee Marlin-Bennett was interviewed by Hillary Matfess, Hopkins alumna, for “Say More About That“, a Bridging the Gap podcast. Professor Renee Marlin-Bennett researches global problems involving information and how […]

Adam Sheingate lends a helping hand

As families struggle due to the coronavirus pandemic, Professor Adam Sheingate delivers meals to Baltimore families in need.