Lessons of the 1918 Flu Epidemic

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Research by Public Policy Doctoral Student Lauren Austin

Graduate, Class of 2018

Lauren Austin ’18, who earned her Public Policy Ph.D. and master’s degree in History from UNC Charlotte, researched this influenza pandemic, which left citizens “afraid to breathe,” as she describes it. Her research with co-author Dr. William P. Brandon appears in the book, “North Carolina’s Experience during the First World War,” (The University of Tennessee Press), which was co-edited by UNC Charlotte History professors Dr. Shepherd W. McKinley and Dr. Steven Sabol. Brandon is Emeritus MMF Distinguished Professor of Health Policy at UNC Charlotte.

Read more here: https://exchange.charlotte.edu/graduate-student-research-focuses-on-lessons-of-1918-flu-epidemic/