Faculty affiliate and renown linguist John Baugh gave an international web talk at Aligarh Muslim University in India titled “Linguistic Imperialism and Linguistic Profiling in Global Perspective”.
Faculty affiliates Geoff Ward and David Cunningham and Co-director Hedwig Lee have co-edited a special issue of The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science titled “Legacies of Racial Violence: Clarifying and Addressing the Presence of the Past”.
Faculty affiliate Fred Ssewamala was recently awarded a $3.2 million grant by the National Institute of Mental Health to address HIV stigma’s impact on low rates of medication adherence and viral suppression among adolescents in Uganda.
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.
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.
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.
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.