Philippa Levine is the Mary Helen Thompson Centennial Professor in the Humanities and the co-director of the British Studies programme at the University of Texas, Austin. Her honours include a Guggenheim Fellowship (2007) and a Rockefeller Foundation fellowship (2002).
Interviews with Philippa Levine
In the Name of Eugenics: Genetics and the Uses of Human Heredity
by Daniel Kevles
The Nazi Connection: Eugenics, American Racism, and German National Socialism
by Stefan Kuhl
Eugenic Nation: Faults and Frontiers of Better Breeding in Modern America
by Alexandra Minna Stern
The Hour of Eugenics: Race, Gender, and Nation in Latin America
by Nancy Leys Stepan
Heredity and Hope: The Case for Genetic Screening
by Ruth Schwartz Cowan
The term ‘eugenics’ elicits queasiness amongst those who associate it with the Nazis. But Winston Churchill, George Bernard Shaw and Margaret Sanger were among its many proponents in the interwar period. Why? Philippa Levine, professor of history at the University of Texas, explains.