Ph.D. Candidate Alexandre White Wins ‘Best Graduate Student Paper Award’ from ASA’s Global & Transnational Section
Congratulations to Ph.D. Candidate Alexandre (“Sasha”) White for co-winning the Best Graduate Student Paper Award from the Global & Transnational Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association. The award-winning paper, ““Global Risks, Divergent Pandemics: Contrasting Responses to Bubonic Plague and Smallpox in 1901 Cape Town”, based upon his Qualifying Essay for the PhD, and traces the global connections that explain the origins of racialized health quarantines in South Africa.