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Alexandra Minna Stern

Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center.

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School.

Professor, Women's Studies, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.

Professor, History, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.

Program Director, International Institute, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.

Professor, Department of American Culture, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Dr. Stern's research focuses on the history of eugenics and the uses and misuses of genetics in the United States and Latin America, as well as the history of public health. Through these topics, she explores the dynamics of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, disability, social difference, and reproductive politics.

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Journal Articles

Chor, Dora, Alexandra Minna Stern, and Ricardo Ventura Santos. 2017. "Race, health, and discrimination: historical and contemporary perspectives from Brazil and the United States." Cadernos De Saude Publica, 33: e00044817. DOI.

Caulfield, Sueann, and Alexandra Minna Stern. 2017. "Shadows of doubt: the uneasy incorporation of identification science into legal determination of paternity in Brazil." Cadernos De Saude Publica, 33: e00110016. DOI. Abstract.

Stern, Alexandra Minna, Nicole Novak, Natalie Lira, Kate O'Connor, Sioban D. Harlow, and Sharon L. R. Kardia. 2017. "California's Sterilization Survivors: An Estimate and Call for Redress." American Journal of Public Health, 107(1): 50-54. DOI. Abstract.

Stern, Alexandra Minna. 2016. "Zika and reproductive justice." Cadernos De Saude Publica, 32(5): e00081516. DOI.

Stern, Alexandra Minna, and Alexandra Minna Stern. 2016. "Eugenics, sterilization, and historical memory in the United States." História, Ciências, Saúde-Manguinhos, 23: 195-212. DOI. Abstract.

Graham, L., Mark Padilla, W. Lopez, Alexandra Minna Stern, J. Peterson, and Danya Keene. 2016. "Spatial Stigma and Health in Postindustrial Detroit." International Quarterly of Community Health Education, 36(2): 105-113. DOI. Abstract.

Lira, Natalie, and Alexandra Minna Stern. 2014. "Mexican Americans and Eugenic Sterilization." Aztlan, 39(2): 9-34. Abstract.

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