Publications and Presentations.
Presentations, lectures, and peer-reviewed monographs and articles by members of the research team.
Alexandra Minna Stern. "Forced sterilization policies in the US targeted minorities and those with disabilities – and lasted into the 21st century." The Conversation. 26 August 2020.
Kerime Alejo, Ivan Saucedo, Fatima Valerio, and Dr. Natalie Lira. "Behind the Board: Eugenic Sterilizations in North Carolina." 5 June 2020.
Nicole L. Novak, Natalie Lira, Kate E. O'Connor, Siobán D. Harlow, Sharon L. R. Kardia, and Alexandra Minna Stern. "Disproportionate Sterilization of Latinos Under California's Eugenic Sterilization Program, 1920–1945." American Journal of Public Health 108, No. 5. May 2018. 611–613.
Alexandra Minna Stern, Nicole L. Novak, Natalie Lira, Kate E. O’Connor, Siobán D. Harlow, and Sharon L. R. Kardia. "California’s Sterilization Survivors: An Estimate and Call for Redress." American Journal of Public Health 107, No. 1. January 2017. 50–54.
Alexandra Minna Stern. Eugenic Nation: Faults and Frontiers of Better Breeding in Modern America. 2nd ed. California: University of California Press, 2015.
Natalie Lira and Alexandra Minna Stern. "Mexican Americans and Eugenic Sterilization: Resisting Reproductive Injustice in California, 1920–1950." Aztlan 39, No. 2. Fall 2014. 9–34.
Alexandra Minna Stern. "STERILIZED in the Name of Public Health: Race, Immigration, and Reproductive Control in Modern California." American Journal of Public Health 95, no. 7. July 2005. 1128–1138.
Presentations and Lectures
Kate O'Connor. "Madness in Michigan: Eugenic Sterilization in Michigan's State Mental Hospitals, 1929–1952," in "Eugenic and Racial Thinking." American Association for the History of Medicine. 14 May 2021. Online.
Belly of the Beast Film Screening and Roundtable Discussion. University of Iowa. 28 March 2021 – 3 April 2021; Roundtable 30 March 2021, 7 PM CST. Online.
Jacqueline Wernimont. "Possibilities and Perils of Collections as Data: Lessons from Eugenic Rubicon." Louisiana Digital Library as Data Speaker Series. 14 December 2020. Online.
Marie Kaniecki, "California's 20th Century Eugenic Sterilization Program: Patterns of Coercive Sterilization Among Asian Immigrants," in "1103 — The Demography of Race and Racism in the American Past." PAA 2021 Annual Meeting. 5–8 May 2021. Online.
Natalie Lira, Venus Gines, and Azadeh Shahshahani. Dignidad para migrantes Town Hall: A discussion on eugenics, health injustices and human rights violations at U.S. ICE detention centers. 6 October 2020. 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EST. Online.
ELSI Virtual Forum • "30 Years of the Genome: Integrating and Applying ELSI Research." Online Broadcast June 15 2020. Video will be posted soon.
Natalie Lira and Nicole Novak. Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science 2020 Conference. 30 September – 2 October 2020. Online.
Nicole Novak. American Public Health Association 2020 Annual Meeting and Expo. 24 – 28 October 2020. San Francisco, CA. Online.
Kate O'Connor. American Public Health Association 2020 Annual Meeting and Expo. 24 – 28 October 2020. San Francisco, CA. Online.