Reilly Center Postdoctoral Scholar
Affiliation: Health, Humanities, and Society, History and Philosophy of Science
Dr. Ijeoma Kola is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Health, Humanities, and Society within the Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values. As a historian of science and medicine, her research focuses on race and health, the medical and social construction of disease, and Black health social movements. Her current project examines the history of race and asthma in nineteenth and twentieth century Black urban spaces. Dr. Kola’s scholarship has been supported by the National Science Foundation. She received her Ph.D. in Sociomedical Sciences from Columbia University.