The Deaths America Treats as Normal:
Structural Racism and Racial Disparities in Mortality During the COVID-19 and 1918 Flu Pandemics
Elizabeth Wrigley-Field, PhD, MS, MA
Sociology and Minnesota Population Center University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Elizabeth Wrigley-Field specializes in racial inequality in mortality and historical infectious disease and co-leads (with J.P. Leider) an ongoing project on COVID-19 mortality in Minnesota. She is also a quantitative methodologist, developing models designed to clarify relationships between micro and macro perspectives on demographic relationships.