Elena Conis

Elena Conis is a writer and historian of medicine, public health, and the environment. She currently teaches at the Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. She has also taught history at Emory University as a Mellon Fellow in Health and Humanities.


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Rounding Up the Risks of Big Ag

Elena Conis considers “Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science” by Carey Gillam....

Rounding Up the Risks of Big Ag
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