Anthropology Associate Professor Gilberto Rosas' Op-Ed in the News Gazette


Anthropology Professor Gilberto Rosas' op-ed in the News-Gazette discusses the multiple ways by which the current pandemic has revealed public-health inequalities among Black, Indigenous and Latino populations, here in our community and nationwide. 

Professor Rosas is one of the investigators in the Labor Health Equity, Action Project (LHEAP), an interdisciplinary engaged community research project, which offers testing to Illinois rural areas, studying the "complex intersections of the structural, socio-cultural and immunity factors involved in transmission of COVID, and its complex effects among essential laborers in agriculture and adjacent industries in southern Illinois."

The Op-Ed can be found here