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'Flatlining: Race, Work, and Health Care in the New Economy'

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 | 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Moore Auditorium

4580 Scott Ave, St. Louis, Missouri 63110

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The School of Medicine's Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in partnership with the Department of Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital's Center for Diversity and Cultural Competence, and St. Louis Children’s Hospital invite you to join us as Adia Harvey Wingfield, professor of Sociology at Washington University in St. Louis, presents about her most recent book, "Flatlining: Race, Work, and Health Care in the New Economy." Her research examines how and why racial and gender inequality persists in professional occupations.

We will be giving away a limited number of books at each session and refreshments will be provided.

We will host two, 1-hour sessions; 12-1p in Moore Auditorium & 5-6:30 in Conner Auditorium.

Please register for a sessions using the event link provided.

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations


School of Medicine


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Event Contact

Erin Stampp | e.stampp@wustl.edu

Speaker Information

Adia Wingfield, has lectured internationally on her research in this area, and her work has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals including Social Problems, Gender & Society, and American Behavioral Scientist. She is currently President-elect of the Southern Sociological Society, one of the largest regional sociological associations in the country, and is a regular contributor to Slate, The Atlantic, and Harvard Business Review. Professor Wingfield is the author of several books and is the recipient of the 2018 Public Understanding of Sociology award from the American Sociological Association.

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