The Viral Underclass: The Human Toll When Inequality and Disease Collide

Steven W. Thrasher self photo and book cover

event sponsored by

International Comparative Studies (ICS) &

Cultural Anthropology, Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI), Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies, and Social Science Research Institute (SSRI)


Fall 2022 ICS Lecture


Steven W. Thrasher, PhD

Dr. Thrasher holds the Daniel H. Renberg Chair at Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism and Media, and is a renowned journalist focused on the intersection of racism, LGBTQ issues, and health. His visit will be tied to the launch of his forthcoming book about Covid-19, The Viral Underclass: The Human Toll when Inequality and Disease Collide (MacMillan).


Medicine, Featured, Ethics, Human Rights, Civic Engagement/Social Action, Diversity/Inclusion, Global, Humanities, Politics, Social Sciences, Health/Wellness, and Lecture/Talk