Jacob Steere-Williams Featured on CNN and More

Our department is made up of historians who study a variety of interesting topics, including medieval Europe, ancient Egypt, and the American Civil War. Associate professor Jacob Steere-Williams‘ research focuses on the history of disease and medicine. As the world navigates the COVID-19 crisis, Steere-Williams has shared his expertise on pandemics and public health in articles for the Post and Courier, the Charleston City Paper, and CNN. You can read his work here:

Be sure to check out his forthcoming book as well, The Filth Disease: Typhoid Fever and the Practice of Epidemiology in Victorian England.

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