American Eugenics: A History of its Evolution from Public Health Initiative to Scientific Racism, Historical Memory, and Modern Genetics*

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Margaret Rigas

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Margaret Rigas

Margaret Rigas is pursuing a Master’s Degree in History at Villanova University. She earned a BA in History from Villanova University in 2011. She wrote her paper on American Eugenics for Professor Jeffrey Johnson’s seminar on the history of science and technology.