PhD Candidate Philip Rotz engages across disciplines with article in the South African Medical Journal

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April 30th, 2018

Philip Rotz, a PhD candidate in the History Department and African Studies Center, recently shared insights from his dissertation fieldwork in the South African Medical Journal. The article connects Phil’s work in urban environmental history with contemporary challenges and climate change impacts and adaptation. It is titled, “Back-to-the-Future Potential for Autochthonous Transmission of Aedes aegypti-transmitted Viruses in eThekwini and urban coastal KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa.”

The article is a digest of a more expansive analysis drafted during participation in the Summer Fellows program at BU’s Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future.

Read the article here: http://www.samj.org.za/index.php/samj/article/view/12283/8469