Registration for Public Health and Social Justice lecture series.
Thank you for registering for the Public Health and Social Justice lecture series. Each week you will receive an email including a description of the upcoming lecture, links to any suggested readings or videos and a Zoom link to that week's lecture. Below is a schedule of the lecture series. We hope you will join us for as many as you are able.
Sponsored by the Wheaton Inclusive STEM Excellence (WISE) initiative with funding from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Inclusive Excellence program.
Thursday, July 23, 2020, 5:00pm- 6:00pm EST
"An Interdisciplinary Perspective on Health Disparities"
Dr. Gabriela Torres, Professor of Anthropology and Dr. Hilary Gaudet, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Thursday, July 30, 2020, 5:00pm- 6:00pm EST
"Health Disparities and the Environment"
Dr. Janina Benoit, Professor of Chemistry and Dr. Russell Williams, Professor of Economics
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 5:00pm- 6:00pm EST
"Modeling Disease Spread in the Context of Human Behavior: The Impacts on Policy and Social (in)Justice"
Dr. Emily Fischer, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Dr. Kate Mason, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Women and Gender Studies
Thursday, Aug 13, 2020, 5:00pm- 6:00pm EST
Why Face Masks Work But Not Everyone Wears One: A Biopsychosocial Look at COVID-19 Transmission
Dr. Amy Beumer, Visiting Professor of Biology and Dr. Michael Berg, Professor of Psychology
Thursday, August 20, 2020, 5:00pm- 6:00pm
Weighing Goods--What's at Stake: Philosophical Perspective and Scientific Application
Dr. Teresa Celada, Professor of Philosophy and Dr. Meg Kirkpatrick , Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience