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I am very happy to be back, albeit in virtual space, at the
Institute. I completed my entire manuscript for The
Spectre of Race: How Discrimination Haunts Western
Democracy (Princeton University Press, 2018) at IAS, and
have great memories of...
An enormous amount of research on the Covid-19 pandemic is
underway. Scientists are trying to understand where the virus is
coming from, if related viruses able to create new pandemics are
circulating in animal species, how the virus causes disease...