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Merlin Chowkwanyun

Ph.D. Student


A.B., History, Sociology, Columbia University (2005)

Exam Fields

United States, urban studies, history of public health/medicine, economic development

Research Interests

public health/medicine, health policy and management, environment, economics, race, labor/social movements

Personal Statement

I am a MPH-Ph.D. student writing a dissertation on post-WWII public health, focusing on medical care, health activism, and environmental health in four regions.  I am also writing a series of articles on methodological problems in racial inequality research.


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