Emilie Egger

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Emilie is a PhD candidate whose research focuses on eugenics and family planning in Latin America and the United States. Her dissertation follows the aftermath of a family-limitation campaign in Peru during the 1990s in the context of the global shift toward socially conservative reproductive policy after decades of population-control efforts. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Hispanic American Historical Review, Contingent, and Synapsis. Emilie holds a master’s degree in women’s history from Sarah Lawrence College, where she was the recipient of the Gerda Lerner Prize in Women’s History. At Yale, she has served as facilitator of the Latin American Studies Working Group, as an affiliate for the Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies, and has sat on the History Department’s diversity committee. Emilie collaborates with public health scientists to create just, ethical reproductive health policy.
Emilie works as a writing fellow through Yale’s Center for Teaching and Learning and enjoys helping humanities scholars identify research topics and develop different styles of academic writing. In addition to her dissertation, her current writing projects focus on the medical humanities, accessible pedagogy, and reproductive health.
Feel free to contact Emilie with questions regarding Yale’s history doctoral program or her research.