In his new book, How the Word Is Passed, Clint Smith, PhD '20, explores the way that the legacy of white supremacy still touches the people he loves, the places he grew up, and the country he calls home.
Justin Wolfers, PhD ’01, one of "25 Economists Under 45 Who Are Shaping the Way We Think About the Global Economy," turns his gaze on the discipline of economics itself, specifically, the obstacles faced by women in the field.
The US is in the midst of an upsurge in anti-Asian racism. As historian Jane Hong, PhD ’13, points out, racist stereotypes and discrimination against Asians in the US—particularly in immigration—have deep roots in American history.
Neuroscientist Allison Hamilos, PhD '21, studies the neurological processes behind voluntary motion. In so doing, she is also challenging the basis for how we understand ourselves and our relationships with others: the idea that human beings have free will.