Andrew Benedict-Nelson

Andrew Benedict-Nelson is an author and consultant based in Gardner, Kansas. His work has addressed the social determinants of health, how to improve patient experiences, and the professional development of nurses. He is currently working on a book that will help readers develop more effective strategies for social change.


Cigarette Stories

Andrew Benedict-Nelson considers "The Cigarette: A Political History" by Sarah Milov....

Everybody Hurts

Travis Rieder’s “In Pain” provides us with a bioethics that is not passively analytical, but peacefully agitative....

What Can We Learn from Jared Diamond?

Jared Diamond is undoubtedly of the cosmographic bent. We get to be like Montaigne, interpreting this traveler’s testimony according to our own purposes....

What’s In a Prediction? On Nate Silver and the Science of Probability
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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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