Alex Chen

Doctoral Candidate, Anthropology Track in the Penn MD-PhD Program/MSTP

PPEH 2019-2020 Graduate Fellow

2019 - 2020

Alex Chen is a third year Anthropology doctoral student in the combined MD / PhD program. Tracing Ebola in the American health care landscape, his work examines how fear, contagion, and biocontainment moves through the material and discursive medium of air. He holds an MDes in Risk and Resilience from Harvard Graduate School of Design.