Prof. Evelyn Hammonds Featured in Smithsonian Magazine

October 4, 2021
Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor of the History of Science and Professor of African and African American Studies Evelynn Hammonds contributes her scholarship to "How Science Conquered Diphtheria, the Plague Among Children," an article in the October issue of Smithsonian Magazine. The article explores the history of medical advances in dealing with deadly childhood illness in the 19th & early 20th century, offering possible reflection on present day public health issues.