Author Archives: AMoffettB

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.
  • Women and People of Color Should Absolutely Fear Doctors

    Posted on March 1, 2016 by AMoffettB in medical violence.

    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 […]

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  • Recent Blogs on Public Housing, Race and Gender…

    Posted on January 14, 2016 by AMoffettB in Place, Poverty.

    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 […]

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  • Thinking About Mizzou and Remembering Racism at the University of Michigan

    Posted on November 11, 2015 by AMoffettB in Everyday Politics, Higher Education, Violence.

    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. […]

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