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Carolyn Shapiro-Shapin
Professor
 
Phone: 616-331-3445
Email: shapiroc@gvsu.edu
Department: History Department
Expertise:
  • Women's History (U.S.)
  • History of Public Health
  • History of Medicine
  • United States History
Biography:
Shapiro-Shapin, associate professor of history, is currently writing a history of the whooping cough vaccine titled, "Quieting the Cough: A Scientific Biography of Dr. Pearl Kendrick and Dr. Grace Eldering." Her teaching fields include the History of Medicine and Health, Women's History and American History. She was the Great Lakes History Conference coordinator from 1997 to 2001.