The Stories Health Data Tell

To be honest, I did not want to write about COVID. In August, I was excited about the beginning of a new semester. With the forthcoming academic year, I could focus some of the energy I had spent reading about the pandemic and refocus my energy on my dissertation and...

Launching “Mapping the Young Lords”

I’m excited to announce the completion of my CHI project “Mapping the Young Lords”. This project has seen a few iterations since I first thought about what it would be in December. The goal of the site is to visualize the consequences of public...

It’s Easy Being a Critic

Recently, I was sent galleys for an upcoming co-authored article to be published in POROI. The article, called “Addressing the Social Determinants of Health: “Vulnerable” Populations and the Presentation of Healthy People 2020” is a critique of the limiting...

Mapping What Is/Isn’t There

As a new fellow, I’m still getting a sense of what this all means, so please excuse the LiveJournal nature of the first few posts. Mapping, in my discipline, means something different than it does in most contexts. Essentially, mapping is an acknowledgment of...

Eric Rodriguez- New CHI Fellow

Hello! My name is Eric Manuel Rodriguez and I am a fourth-year Ph.D. student with Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures Department. I am interested in the decolonial possibility of indigenous frameworks in the instruction of writing. Broadly, I’m attuned to some of...