Research

Publications:

Novak, NL, N Lira, KE O’Connor, S Harlow, S Kardia, AM Stern. Disproportionate Sterilization of Latinos Under California’s Eugenic Sterilization Program, 1920–1945  American Journal of Public Health, 2018

Stern, AM, NL Novak, N Lira, KE O’Connor, S Harlow, S Kardia. California’s Sterilization Survivors: An Estimate and Call for Redress. American Journal of Public Health, 2017

Novak, N, KE O’Connor, N Lira, AM Stern. Ethnic Bias in California’s Eugenic Sterilization Program, 1920-1945 Ann Arbor: Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, 2016

Presentations:

KE O’Connor. Fighting for their Future: Youth Resistance to Michigan’s Eugenics Laws, 1910s-1940s. American Studies Association annual conference, Atlanta, GA, 2018

Molldrem, S, D Nasca, KE O’Connor. Science (Is Not) Fair: Interrogating Queerness and Biomedicine through Art, Event, and Critique. Society for Social Studies of Science (4) annual conference, Sydney, Australia, 2018

KE O’Connor. Incarcerated Boys and Reproductive Injustice: The Neglected Stories of California’s Eugenic Sterilization Campaign, 1919–1952. Paper accepted, unable to attend, American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, 2016

Novak, N, KE O’Connor, AM Stern. Eugenic Sterilization in California State Homes, 1919-1945: Using Sterilization Records and Census Records to Quantify Ethnic Bias in Sterilization. Paper presented at Population Association of America Annual Meeting, Washington DC, 2016

All papers available by request – kateoco@umich.edu