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COVID-19 and Anthropology: Disease, Social Justice, and Well Being

Amber Wutich

  • President's Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change

Sustainability scientist Amber Wutich will join the New York Academy of Sciences Anthropology Section as a panelist for a webinar focused on our current pandemic (COVID-19), contextualizing the global comparative, disease and treatment, issues of social and economic inequity, immigrant health, questions of stigma, and policy. The panel will be moderated by Tonya Taylor, assistant professor, College of Medicine, SUNY Downstate.

Wutich is President’s Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Global Health in Arizona State University’s School of Human Evolution and Social Change. Other panelists include Shirley Lindenbaum (Professor Emerita, Department of Anthropology, The Graduate Center, CUNY), Merrill Singer (Professor Emeritus of Medical Anthropology, The University of Connecticut and in Community Medicine at The University of Connecticut Health Center), James H. Jones (Associate Professor of Earth System Science & Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University), and Thurka Sangaramoorthy (Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Maryland).

Monday, April 20, 2020
3:30 p.m. Arizona Time