Dickinson faculty are thought leaders who artfully connect global and national issues across various disciplines. Vantage Points is an online forum that highlights their expertise and analysis.
This installment of Vantage Points is inspired by a panel discussion organized by the Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues, which will take place on Thursday, Dec. 4. Learn more.
The Full-Scale Epidemic Was Avoidable
Michael Beevers, assistant professor of environmental studies: Poor economies, a lack of confidence in the government and a sluggish response contributed to outbreak escalation. Read more.
Let's Weigh the Risks
Marie Helweg-Larsen, professor of psychology: How we perceive risk impacts our emotional reaction to infectious-disease outbreaks like Ebola. Read more.
An Outbreak of Disproportionate
John Henson, Charles A. Dana Professor of Biology: Ebola has exposed many weaknesses. Read more.
Published December 3, 2014