Vicki Daniel in The Conversation

Vicki Daniel, SAGES Fellow in the Department of History, recently wrote an article for to address the history of mass burials, and contextualize our current crisis, which is overwhelming the death care industry, particularly in New York City. Daniel specializes in the History of American Medicine and the History of the Body, and in this article, touches heavily on how death care processes have always bluntly highlighted economic and racial disparities, remarking on how this trend continues today during the current pandemic. Read the entire article here.