Point Scholar 2009 – 2011
George graduated from Bowdoin College with a double major in history and Africana studies and a minor in gay and lesbian studies. He completed a senior independent study that detailed the history of HIV/AIDS activist cooperation with government biomedical research centers. George recently finished a summer internship at the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network where he supported senior staff on national policy and the new LGBT-inclusive education law recently passed in California.
Beginning a doctoral program in Columbia University’s Department of History, George intends on specializing in 20th century U.S. history and the history of public health. He is particularly interested in how Americans have organized institutions to manage infectious disease crises. Apartment from his academic commitments, George looks forward to continuing work in the non-profit, NGO and health care consulting fields.