A conversation with Professor Munia Bhaumik, Emory University and Wilfrido Batista ’21
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Professor Munia Bhaumik’s research focuses on literature and philosophy, centering on the question of noncitizen rights. As a scholar, she draws upon literature and philosophy to re-configure concepts of social justice, equality, democracy, and citizenship. Her writings and teachings are most animated by students, philosophers, and activists who seek modes of finding more egalitarian modes of living together. She is an Assistant Professor at Emory University. In 2020, she will be a faculty fellow at Stanford University.
Wilfrido Batista ’21 is a queer person of color and child of Dominican immigrants raised in Harlem, New York and is a rising senior majoring in Public Health: Mutual aid. Wilfrido is an active member of the Black Student Union Executive Board. Their academic interest lie in the intersection between medical access, environmental justice and disability justice. They will be working alongside the Institute of Global Action/Local Action & Study in this upcoming school year.
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