Haejoo Kim is pursuing a doctorate in English at Syracuse University.
Concept of 'medical liberty' stirred emotions in 19th-century Britain as well as in modern-day America
In early 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic began, Syracuse University doctoral student Haejoo Kim was studying alternative health practices among the 19th-century British. She noticed similarities to what was happening in present-day America. Kim, who is working on a doctorate in English, discusses what she learned, including how ideas about personal freedom clashed with public health efforts.