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Natalie Shibley

Ph.D. in Africana Studies and History, 2018

Penn Program on Race, Science, and Society Post-Doctoral Fellow
University of Pennsylvania

Natalie Shibley is the Postdoctoral Fellow in the Program on Race, Science, and Society, based in the Center for Africana Studies. She is working on a manuscript about U.S. military policy regarding sexually transmitted diseases and homosexuality from the 1940s to 1990s. A paper based on this project won the African American Intellectual History Society's DuBois-Wells Graduate Student Paper Prize in 2018. Natalie earned a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was the first recipient of a joint doctoral degree in Africana Studies and History. She previously earned an MA from Penn and a BA from Columbia University.