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Posts by Jonathan Miller

HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST

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A lot of racist tropes and ideas seem to be swirling around at a dizzying pace lately. In particular are multiple politicians displaying blackface in their yearbooks or elsewhere and famous actors promoting their latest movie by “coming clean” about seeking a black man to kill as revenge for the sexual assault of a close…

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A SCIENTIST’S PERSPECTIVE ON DIVERSITY AND WHY IT MATTERS

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Growing up in the vanilla suburbs of Connecticut, I never gave much thought about my ethnicity. My father is a Connecticut native and my mother and her siblings are naturalized citizens and former refugees from the Vietnam War. Aside from thinking little about my ethnicity, I also never bothered to think much about what possible…

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