October 23, 2018

Subrmananian Chosen as Livingston Awards Finalist

Sushma Subramanian, assistant professor of English with a focus on journalism, is a finalist for the Livingston Awards for Young Journalists​. The award honors the best reporting and storytelling by journalists under 35 and is popularly known as the Pulitzer for the Young. The work for which she is being recognized is a cover story for Slate on a cruel medical experiment done in Guatemala in the 1940s and the subjects and their families who are still affected.

Read the piece here:

http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/cover_story/2017/02/guatemala_syphilis_experiments_worse_than_tuskegee.html

The award winners will be chosen in June.

A complete list of finalists can be found here: https://wallacehouse.umich.edu/2018-livingston-award-finalists-announced/