Articles from April 2020

Global Health Studies Alum Lucas Fagre Receives Fulbright to Bulgaria and Romania

Lucas Fagre, who received a BS in global health and a BA in anthropology from the University of Iowa in May 2019, is the winner of a Fulbright Study/Research grant in public health to Bulgaria and Romania for 2020-21.

Global Health Studies Director Mariola Espinosa Featured on Obermann Center's "Pandemic Insights"

Saturday, April 4, 2020
The Obermann Center for Advanced Studies asked its community of scholars and artists to reflect on the Covid-19 pandemic through the lens of their research. In this conversation, Mariola Espinosa (Global Health Studies Program Director) reflects on her work studying the history of yellow fever and other viral outbreaks in the Caribbean and how issues such as the racialization of a virus and state/federal disputes about border closings during medical emergencies echoes between the past and the present.