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Alondra Nelson

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Alondra Nelson is professor of sociology at Columbia University, where she has served as the inaugural Dean of Social Science and director of the Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality. Before arriving at Columbia, she was on the faculty of Yale University and received the Poorvu Award for interdisciplinary teaching excellence.

She is the author or editor of four books, including Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight Against Medical Discrimination, for which she was recognized with the Mirra Komarovsky award as well as several other prizes. Her most recent book is The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation after the Genome. She is also an editor of Genetics and the Unsettled Past The Collisio
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Michelle-Lee White Hello, Alondra, It's good to see you here.


Alondra Nelson great to be connected here, Michelle-Lee! hope all is well with you.


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