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Dr. Dorothy Roberts, "Race and Medicine"

Dr. Dorothy Roberts, "Race and Medicine"

October 6, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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Dorothy Roberts, an acclaimed scholar of race, gender, and the law, and a Professor with a joint appointment in the Department of Sociology and the Law School at the University of Pennsylvania. Her pathbreaking work in law and public policy focuses on urgent contemporary issues in health, social justice, and bioethics, especially as they impact the lives of women, children and African-Americans. Her major books include Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-create Race in the Twenty-first Century (New Press, 2011); Shattered Bonds: The Color of Child Welfare (Basic Books, 2002), and Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty (Pantheon, 1997). She is the author of more than 100 scholarly articles and book chapters, as well as a co-editor of six books on such topics as constitutional law and women and the law.

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