Dean E. Robinson

Dean E. Robinson is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts, at Amherst. His teaching and research focuses on racial and class inequalities in health In the United States. His research includes a project with Springfield, Massachusetts’s Men of Color Health Awareness (MOCHA) that examines the impact of poverty and job loss on stress and black men’s health. He sits on the board of his local (Massachusetts Society of Professors), state (Massachusetts Teachers Association), and national union (National Education Association).

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Medical workers take in patients at a special coronavirus intake area at Maimonides Medical Center on April 6, 2020 in New York City. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Views
Tuesday, June 09, 2020
Why Covid-19 Racial Disparities Make the Case for Medicare for All
The racial disparities of COVID-19 have received much attention . Blacks are dying at a higher rate that is typically more than double the rate of whites. But we need to move beyond naming the problem to fighting for solutions. Medicare for All would go a long way to beginning to address racial...
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