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Alexandra M. Stern <email@example.com>
University of Michigan
Advisory Board of H-Eugenics. I am particularly interested in informing list-serve subscribers about web and digital resources for teaching and lectures.
|Address:||Center for the History of Medicine
100 Simpson Memorial Institute
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103
|List Affiliations:||Advisory Board Member for H-Eugenics
Reviewer for H-Indiana
Reviewer for H-Urban
|Interests:||American History / Studies
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Ph.D. University of Chicago, History, 1999
Courses: science studies core course, history of medicine and health in America, Ob/Gyn reproductive health ethics rotation (all at the University of Michigan)
_Eugenic Nation: Faults and Frontiers of Better Breeding in Modern America_ (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005).
Co-editor (with Howard Markel) of _Formative Years: Children's Health in the United States, 1880-2000_ (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2002).
Author of approximately 20 articles and book chapters, including, most recent and and relevant:
"Sterilized in the Name of Public Health and Population Policy: Race, Immigration, and Reproductive Control in Modern California." _American Journal of Public Health_ 95(7), 2005.
"Eugenics and Historical Memory in America." Viewpoints Section of History Compass www.history-compass.com, April 2005.
"An Empire of Tests: Psychometrics and the Paradoxes of Nationalism in the Americas." In: Stoler, Ann (ed.): _Tense and Tender Ties: Race and Empire_ (Durham: Duke University Press, forthcoming).
Holder for 2005-2006:
National Endowment for the Humanities (Humanities and Healthcare Initiative) Fellowship
Principal Investigator, National Library of Medicine/National Institutes of Health, Publication Grant (2005-2007)