Joia Mukherjee

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Joia Mukherjee is joining WISER as a PhD student in Political Studies working with Professor Achille Mbembe.  Joia is an MD Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School she teaches and studies global health and social medicine. Her clinical practice in infectious disease and health inequity spans two decades and a dozen countries including the US, Haiti, Rwanda, Liberia and Peru as Chief Medical Officer of the American medical organization Partners In Health (PIH).  Her doctoral work will focus on the intersection of racism, colonialism and neoliberal capitalism as fundamental social determinants of COVID-19.