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Mon, Oct 24 at noon:
Academic innovation & the global public research university, James Hilton

Nicole Novak

Research Fellow, Demographic Patterns of Eugenic Sterilization in CA, PSC, Institute for Social Research.

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Dr. Novak's research focuses on social epidemiology, stress biomarkers, structural inequality and health.

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Conference Proceedings

Novak, Nicole. 2016. "Eugenic Sterilization in California State Homes, 1919–1945: Using Sterilization Records and Census Records to Quantify Ethnic Bias in Sterilization." Population Association of America, 2016 Annual Meeting,

PSC Reports

Novak, Nicole, Kate E. O'Connor, Natalie Lira, and Alexandra Minna Stern. 2016. "Ethnic Bias in California's Eugenic Sterilization Program, 1920-1945." PSC Research Report No. 16-866. June 2016. Abstract. PDF.