60-Second Lectures in Quarantine | April 29, 2020

This semester, 60-Second Lectures go digital as we seek to understand this difficult and unique moment in time. A wide variety of scholars and experts will shed light on the pandemic, including the science; the complex social, cultural, historical, and economic issues; and the response here on campus.

Faculty presenters:
Dorothy Roberts, George A. Weiss University Professor of Law and Sociology, Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights, and Professor of Africana Studies
How Racial Mythology in Medicine Hides Racism in the Pandemic

Sarah Tishkoff, David and Lyn Silfen University Professor of Genetics and Biology
Genetic Risk Factors for Susceptibility to COVID-19 in Global Populations

 Melissa Hunt, Associate Director of Clinical Training, Department of Psychology
The Moral, Ethical and Legal Implications of Transitioning to Teletherapy

Ramah McKay, Assistant Professor of History and Sociology of Science
Making Sense of Experience in COVID-19: Lessons from Global Health