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Lizette Busquets

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Graduate Student

Born and raised in Puerto Rico. Lived in Germany for several years and returned to U.S. Earned BS in Biology in North Carolina, then MPH in Hawaii. Worked in research laboratory at Cancer Research Center of Hawaii and University of Notre Dame. Also worked with OSHA. Decided to blend science training with history and explore the development of modern medicine and public health policy in Latin America.

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Selected Publications:

Busquets, Lizette. “Unhealthy Bodies In Sugar Cane Landscapes: American Imperialism, Sugar Economy, And Tuberculosis Mortality In Early Twentieth Century Puerto Rico”. Reinaldo Roman. 2014: n. pag. Print.

Events featuring Lizette Busquets
320 LeConte Hall

The First Student Speaker Series of the Fall 2015 semester. PhD student, Liz Busquets, will provide her latest research on the representation of voodoo priests and voodoo followers in the press in the South and the Dominican Republic during the late 19th Century. 

Event is for current graduate students within the history department. Lunch will be provided…

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