Merlin Chowkwanyun, MPH, PhD
Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar
University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.A. Columbia, History, Sociology
Ph.D.-MPH University of Pennsylvania (History, Public Health)
E-mail: chowkwanyun nospamATnospam

Merlin Chowkwanyun and Karen Tani, "Training Historians and the Dual Degree," Chronicle of Higher Education
Merlin Chowkwanyun, "Race is Not Biology: How Unthinking Racial Essentialism Finds Its Way Into Scientific Research," The Atlantic
Merlin Chowkwanyun, "Considerations for Building a Population Health Movement: Five Key Debates" (background paper prepared for the IOM Roundtable on Population Health Comments welcome for future revisions)
Merlin Chowkwanyun, Dilemmas of Community Health (abstract)
      The title of this study is a nod to Dilemmas of Social Reform, my favorite book on War on Poverty implementation and an underappreciated classic.
Merlin Chowkwanyun and Jordan Segall, "Majority-Asian Suburbs and White Response"
     A two-part preview of this project is here:
     * Jordan Segall and Merlin Chowkwanyun, "The Rise of the Majority-Asian Suburb," Atlantic Cities
     * Merlin Chowkwanyun and Jordan Segall, "How an Exclusive Los Angeles Suburb Lost Its Whiteness," Atlantic Cities
     A few people have asked if larger-sized versions of our maps exist for use in courses/presentations. Click here
Adolph L. Reed, Jr. and Merlin Chowkwanyun, "Race, Class, Crisis," Socialist Register (2012)
The Strange Disappearance of History from Racial Health Disparities Research , Du Bois Review (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011), Copyright 2011 W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research.
The New Left and Public Health, American Journal of Public Health
The Crisis in Thinking About the Crisis, Renewal: A Journal of Social Democracy
Michael Katz, Mat Creighton, Daniel Amsterdam, Merlin Chowkwanyun, "Immigration and the New Metropolitan Geography", Journal of Urban Affairs
Why Genes Don't Determine Race
New Critical Perspectives on the US and the Post-WWII Global Economy: Brenner, Harvey, and Pollin

The Health/PAC Digital Archive: Full-Text Searchable Archive of the Health/PAC Bulletin
Deceit and Denial: The Deadly Politics of Industrial Pollution