Alondra Nelson is an award-winning author and professor at Columbia University and president-elect of the Social Science Research Council. An interdisciplinary social scientist, her lectures and publications examine the intersections of science, medicine, and social inequality. Her widely-praised book, The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation after the Genome, was published last year. Her publications also include Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination; Genetics and the Unsettled Past: The Collision of DNA, Race, and History; and Technicolor: Race, Technology, and Everyday Life. +

 

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