Underlying Conditions

Underlying Conditions is a virtual conversation series that engages various experts on the dynamic and multifaceted impact of COVID-19 on already vulnerable communities of color. Although the phrase “underlying conditions” usually refers specifically to chronic, health-related risks, we are using it more broadly to capture elevated and underlying risks of many kinds. 
 

Episode 1: Race & Health
  • Ashish K. Jha, MD, MPH, K.T. Li Professor of Global Health, Director of the Harvard Global Health Institute, and incoming Dean of the Brown University School of Public Health (Fall 2020)
  • Tricia Rose, PhD, Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America, Chancellor's Professorship of Africana Studies, and Associate Dean of the Faculty for Special Initiatives, Brown University

 

Episode 2: Incarceration
  • Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve, PhD, Associate Professor of Sociology, Brown University and an affiliated faculty with the American Bar Foundation in Chicago, IL
  • Tricia Rose, PhD, Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America, Chancellor's Professorship of Africana Studies, and Associate Dean of the Faculty for Special Initiatives, Brown University

 

Episode 3: immigration & detention
  • A. Naomi Paik, PhD, Associate Professor of Asian American Studies with appointments in Gender & Women's studies and History, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Tricia Rose, PhD, Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America, Chancellor's Professorship of Africana Studies, and Associate Dean of the Faculty for Special Initiatives, Brown University

 

Episode 4: black businesses
  • Rashad Robinson, President, Color Of Change
  • Tricia Rose, PhD, Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America, Chancellor's Professorship of Africana Studies, and Associate Dean of the Faculty for Special Initiatives, Brown University