We are pleased to announce the hire of Alexandra Peck, who will be joining the IAS this August for a two-year appointment as an early-career scholar as part of the Environmental Stewardship, Place, and Community Initiative.
We are delighted to announce the IAS Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellows for 2021–2022. IDFs spend a semester in residence at the IAS. Together with our Faculty Fellows, they constitute a supportive interdisciplinary intellectual community.
Meet Emily Winderman, a Spring 2021 IAS Residential Faculty Fellow, working on the project “Back-Alley Abortion: A History of Sanitary Rhetoric and Reproductive Injustice.” By tracing how the phrase “back-alley abortion” circulated through different media outlets, institutions, and advocacy circles, I seek to discern how assumptions of unsanitary space get laminated onto non-white medical practitioners.