Sasha WhiteAssistant Professor of Sociology and the History of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University and School of Medicine

Alexandre White, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Johns Hopkins, Department of Sociology. He is jointly affiliated with the Department of the History of Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the School of Medicine and is an Associate Director for the Center For Medical Humanities and Social Medicine at Johns Hopkins. White has published extensively in social science journals on the topics of racism, slavery and medicine including in the journals, Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, Theory and Society and Social Science History. He is the editor of the volume Global Historical Sociology of Race and Racism and has published in medical journals such as the British Medical Journal, the New England Journal of Medicine and the Lancet. His first book Epidemic Orientalism: Race, Capital and the Governance of Infectious Disease is available from Stanford University Press and explores the historical roots of international responses to epidemic threats.