Molly Walker

Molly Walker

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Research Interests: Infectious diseases; twentieth-century medicine; colonial interactions and civil unrest; historical intersections of race, medicine, and power; history of bioterrorism; women's reproductive health; medical education; emergency care; public health policy

Molly is a PhD student in the Department of Science at Harvard University. She is interested in studying colonial and postcolonial interactions through the lens of infectious diseases to better understand historical intersections of race, medicine, and power. Her previous research focused on the effects of the Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919 on the relationship between the Krios of Freetown, Sierra Leone and British colonial administrators.

Previous Degrees:
BA., History, French, Davidson College

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