Linda Villarosa is the Eliot Schein lecturer for the Spring 2023 semester. The title of the lecture is “Getting Under the Skin: Telling Stories of Race, Health, and Social Justice,” following the theme of her book, Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of Our Nation.

Linda Villarosa was honored by the New York Times for Under the Skin, which traces the effects of slavery that contribute to anti-Blackness and racism in the American healthcare system. Her book was included on their list of “Best Books in 2022.” Read more in our previous blog post.

Villarosa is a contributor on the New York Times magazine and covers race, inequality, and health. She has won the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists’ award for Excellence in Journalism, and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2020. She has written/co-written three books: Body & Soul: The Black Women’s Guide to Physical Health and Emotional Well-Being, Passing for Black, and Under the Skin.

With a passion for the stories she writes, Villarosa has much wisdom to share with Pace students. Read more about Villarosa, here.

She will be giving the lecture on March 29th at 6PM through zoom. This event is for Pace publishing students, faculty, and staff.