What We Do, and Don’t, Learn from the Black/White Mortality Disparity (ID Epi Seminar Series)
March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
This hybrid in-person/virtual seminar will be presented by Elizabeth Wrigley-Field, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. The in-person portion will be held in Kresge G2 and does not require registration. Register for the seminar here.
Elizabeth Wrigley-Field is Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota. A sociologist and demographer, she studies racial inequity in mortality in the historical and contemporary United States, specializing in finding comparisons and metrics that illuminate the human meaning of mortality disparities. She has extensively researched the Covid-19 pandemic in Minnesota, where she also co-founded an award-winning community vaccination organization (the Seward Vaccine Equity Project). She is also a methodologist, developing models designed to clarify relationships between micro and macro perspectives on population processes.
- Wrigley-Field. (2020). US racial inequality may be as deadly as COVID-19.