Danielle LaPlace

MA Women’s and Gender Studies (2019), University of North Carolina at Greensboro;Masters of Development Practice (2014), University of Queensland; B.A. French (2010) and International Studies (2010), University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Danielle LaPlace is a PhD student in Women’s Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. She received a B.A. in French (2010) and International Studies (2010) from University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and a Masters of Development Practice (2014) from the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. Following her Australian adventure she returned to her home country of St. Kitts and Nevis and served briefly as the Executive Officer in the Department of Gender Affairs. She recently completed a Masters in Women’s and Gender Studies (2019) at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with her thesis Foreign Bodies: Public Health and the Regulation of Racialized Threats to Empire and the Citizen Body investigating how public health informs the constitution of and responses to racialized contagion.