Alexandra Moffett-Bateau is a Ph.D Candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Chicago. In 2012 she was awarded the prestigious Carter G. Woodson Pre-Doctoral Fellowship and is currently in residence at the University of Virginia.
Those of you who are familiar with my writing know that I’ve been writing with increased frequency about gender and racial biases within the medical industrial complex, and specifically within emergency rooms. This was not, and is not an intellectual or creative interest that I’ve intentionally become invested in over time. Instead, it is an […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
In the fall of 2015 I started blogging for Rooflines, a community development blog published by the National Housing Institute. Specifically, I’ve been writing about issues pertaining to public housing, race, gender and class. I would love it if you would take a look at my first two posts and let me know what you […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Recent Blogs on Public Housing, Race and Gender…
Recent events at Mizzou remind me of parts of my experience at the University of Michigan that are pretty painful. As a student activist on campus, I often pushed back against institutional and student-body racism in a way that left me feeling vulnerable and exposed throughout undergrad. One evening I was walking down State St. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Thinking About Mizzou and Remembering Racism at the University of Michigan