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Taking Notes


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  • “What the HIV Safety Net Can Teach Us About the Fight Against COVID-19.” The Detroit Free Press OpEd, January 6, 2021.

  • “What Jonathan Van Ness’s Story Teaches Us About the H.I.V. Epidemic.” New York Times OpEd, September 24, 2019.

  • Featured, “A Time Capsule for Future Social Researchers: Celeste Watkins-Hayes,” Social Science Research Council Blog, July 20, 2020. 

  • The Body Interview, “How Women With HIV Have Been ‘Remaking a Life’ and Changing the World,” June 4, 2020

  • Vice Motherboard quoted Dr. Watkins-Hayes in the article, “We Asked 105 Experts What Scares and Inspires Them Most About the Future.” By Becky Ferreira.

  • NBC News quoted Dr. Watkins-Hayes in the article, “Sexual Violence Victims in Chicago’s Deadliest Neighborhoods Carrying Trauma on Top of Trauma.” By Safia Ali.

  • NBC News quoted Dr. Watkins-Hayes in the article, “Cigarettes and HIV a Deadly Combination, Study Finds.” By Elizabeth Kuhr.


  • The Chronicle of Higher Education profiled Northwestern’s Black Studies conference, titled “A Beautiful Struggle: Transformative Black Studies in Shifting Political Landscapes.” Read the article here Black Studies: ‘Swaggering into the Future’

  • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, quoted Dr. Watkins-Hayes, Chair of the Department of African American Studies at Northwestern, regarding Northwestern hosting a summit of doctoral programs in African American Studies


  • Guest, “aidsmap CHAT broadcast,” November 5, 2020



  • Interview with MK Mendoza on KSFR, August 26, 2019

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