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Essays on the Impact of Clean Water on Human Capital and Productivity
My dissertation investigates the effect of access to clean water on human capital. The first chapter examines the effect of municipal provisions of clean water---installation of water filtration plants---on school enrollment ...
Evaluating and Comparing Food Enviornment Policies and Resources in U.S. and Mexico School Neighborhoods
Schools are important environments for health as children spend a majority of their day at school. The increased availability of food resources in school neighborhoods is a growing concern, yet the school neighborhood food ...
To ‘Protect’ Women and Children: Gender, Race, and the Carceral Manifestation of Southern Paternalism
This study explores southern carceral policy as it pertained to women and children in the region from the Progressive Era through the 1950s. Using various state archival records from carefully selected Upper South (Tennessee, ...