Professor Dorothy Roberts published an op-ed today in the Philadelphia Inquirer on the subject of eugenics.
The Program on Race, Science and Society (PRSS) is an initiative at the University of Pennsylvania devoted to transformative and interdisciplinary approaches to the role of race in scientific research and biotechnological innovations, aiming both to promote social justice and to dispel the myth that race is a natural division of human beings.
Professor Dorothy Roberts will give the Betsy Wood Knapp Lecture at Wellesley College on April 30. Her topic will be "The Problem with Race-Based Medicine."
On May 2, Professor Dorothy Roberts will be a panelist at the National Constitution Center event, "A Dangerous Idea: The History of Eugenics in America." After a partial screening of the documentar
PRSS Postdoctoral Fellow Natalie Shibley presented her research on the history of HIV criminalization in the U.S. military at the Organization of American Historians (OAH) Annual Meeting.