Alexandre White

Alexandre White, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Johns Hopkins, Department of Sociology. He is jointly affiliated with the Department of the History of Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the School of Medicine and is an Associate Director for the Center For Medical Humanities and Social Medicine at Johns Hopkins. His work examines the social effects of infectious epidemic outbreaks in both historical and contemporary settings as well as the global mechanisms that produce responses to outbreak. His current book project Epidemic Orientalism explores the historical roots of international responses to epidemic threats.

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