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Maria I. Espinoza research interests include the privatization of health, as well as the media and community response to epidemics and environmental risk, environmental racism, and biopolitics. Prior to pursuing a graduate degree, Maria worked in the social sector as a venture coordinator for ASHOKA in the Andean Region, seeking and obtaining financial support for social entrepreneurs. Later, she worked in Peru as a consultant, conducting social and environmental impact assessment studies. Maria earned her B.A. from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, and her M.A. in Sociology from Syracuse University. She is currently a graduate fellow at the Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis, participating in the 2015-2016 project “Ethical Subjects: Moralities, Laws, and Histories.”

Passing of Ph.D candidate Jason Phillips

JasonWe are deeply saddened to share the tragic news that Jason Phillips, a Ph.D. candidate in the Rutgers Sociology department, passed away last week.


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