How incarceration damages families (Links to an external site)

Co-director Hedwig Lee will be on St. Louis on the Air on Friday to discuss the collateral damage of the Criminal Justice system, which she discussed in the review she recently co-authored: “Assessing mass incarceration’s effects on families”.

Missing People and the Politics of Worthiness (Links to an external site)

Faculty affiliate, Rebecca Wanzo, shared her expertise in a local news piece discussing the ways American media bestows a lack of worthiness on POC and LGBTQ people through her juxtaposition of the Gabby Petito case with the cases of missing POC and LGBTQ people.

Expanding Epidemiological Risk Testing (Links to an external site)

Genetic Technologies Limited, a Genomics/AI health business, announced a collaboration with Washington University Institute of Public Health and faculty affiliate and world-renowned epidemiologist Graham Colditz to enable expanded risk testing for populations of African descent.

Making Vaccine and Pandemic Information Accessible (Links to an external site)

Faculty affiliate, Julia López, and her other Washington University School of Medicine Infectious Diseases Division Spanish-speaking colleagues are participating in STL Juntos : a STL organization that helps connect Spanish speakers w/ both resources to navigate the pandemic & health professionals.

WashU & Slavery Seeks Postdoctoral Fellow (Links to an external site)

The WashU & Slavery Project is recruiting a postdoctoral fellow to help advance collaborative project research, teaching, and engagement and work closely with the project director and participating faculty, staff, and students. For more information and to apply go to the position announcement here.

A Scholar in the Game (Links to an external site)

Faculty affiliate and small grant recipient, Noah Cohan discusses his project Whereas Hoop and the lack of basketball courts in Forest Park, “The problem… is systemic racism, along with… redlining.”

Panel Discussion: Hostile Terrain 94 (Links to an external site)

Faculty affiliate Ila Sheren shared her expertise in a panel discussion on “Hostile Terrain 94”: a global pop-up exhibition that gives representation to the thousands of migrants who died crossing the US–Mexico border since the mid-1990s. Read more here: