Udodiri Okwandu

Harvard University, Grad Student

Udodiri Okwandu is a doctoral student in the History of Science at Harvard University. She graduated cum laude from Harvard University in 2017 with an AB in the History of Science and a secondary in Global Health and Health Policy. Her senior thesis, which won the Thomas T. Hoopes Prize, an award which recognizes outstanding scholarly work or research by students selected by a committee of faculty from Harvard University’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences, examined the medicalization and racialization of Civil Rights protests in the 1960s, contextualizing it with the rise of law and order political ideology.

Udodiri Okwandu is a doctoral student in the History of Science at Harvard University. She graduated cum laude from Harvard University in 2017 with an AB in the History of Science and a secondary in Global Health and Health Policy. Her senior thesis, which won the Thomas T. Hoopes Prize, an award which recognizes outstanding scholarly work or research by students selected by a committee of faculty from Harvard University’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences, examined the medicalization and racialization of Civil Rights protests in the 1960s, contextualizing it with the rise of law and order political ideology.

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