Additional Resources | History of Race and Genetics


Population genetics in light of race science, Dr. Mashaal Sohail (OBA Seminar series at U Chicago) 

Humans and Race: Exploring the Intersections of Science and Racism

Building the Population Bomb, Dr. Emily Merchant (CPB Seminars at UC Davis) 

University of Michigan Genetics, Evolution, and Human Behavior: Fall 2020 speaker series–evolution–and-human-behavior–fall-2020-speaker-serie.html

What Race Is and What It Is Not, Dr. Agustin Fuentes

Educational Tools 

ELSIhub Collections | Race, Genetics, and Genetics Education 

Want to teach eugenics history in your genetics class? Advice and resources to take the leap! 

Genetics, Race, and Discrimination: Ethics Class slides                                                                                                                                                      Dr. John Novembre:                                                                                                                                                                                 Dr. Joseph Thornton:


Strange Fruit: Why Both Sides Are Wrong in the Race Debate, Kenan Malik
Inferior, Angela Saini
The Social Life of DNA, Alondra Nelson
Race in a Bottle: The Story of BiDil and Racialized Medicine in a Post-genomic Age, Jonathan Klein
The Myth of Race: The Troubling Persistence of an Unscientific Idea, Robert Wald Sussman
Is Science Racist?, Jonathan Marks
The Mismeasure of Man, Stephen Jay Gould
The Nature of Race, Ann Morning
Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science, Kim Tallbear
Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-create Race in the Twenty-first Century, Dorothy Roberts
She has her Mother’s Laugh, Carl Zimmer
Medical Apartheid, Harriet A. Washington
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot
The Postgenomic Condition: Ethics, Justice, and Knowledge After the Genome, Jenny Reardon
How to Argue With a Racist: History, Science, Race and Reality, Adam Rutherford

Popular Science Articles

Understanding our eugenic past to take steps towards scientific accountability 

Large DNA Study Traces Violent History of American Slavery

Why White Supremacists Are Chugging Milk (and Why Geneticists Are Alarmed)

Journal Articles

The Mythical Taboo on Race and Intelligence 

How White nationalists mobilize genetics: From genetic ancestry and human biodiversity to counterscience and metapolitics 

Quantifying and contextualizing the impact of bioRxiv preprints through automated social media audience segmentation

Race, Racism and Antiracism: UNESCO and the Politics of Presenting Science to the Postwar Public

Biogeographical Ancestry and Race

Ambiguity and Scientific Authority: Population Classification in Genomic Science

The “contemporary synthesis”: When politically inclusive genomic science relies of biological notions of race

The Genetic Reinscription of Race

Genetic Ancestry, Social Classification, and Racial Inequalities in Blood Pressure in Southeastern Puerto Rico