Savannah Scott is a graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in Sociology at Indiana University. They completed a dual B.A. in Sociology and Anthropology from Southwestern University in 2019, with their thesis titled “Medically Policing the Intersections of Race and Gender: Black Women’s Experiences with Reproductive Healthcare in Austin, Texas;” the recipient of the American Sociological Association’s 2019 Joe Feagin Award for Best Undergraduate Paper. They have carried their interests in reproductive justice, health/healthcare inequality, and intersectionality into their current research exploring how women of various racial and educational backgrounds plan their reproductive care amid the ongoing pandemic and the overturn of Roe v. Wade. More broadly, their research interests include health/healthcare inequality, medical sociology, race and racism, gender studies, intersectionality, reproductive justice, and qualitative methodology.
B.A., Sociology and Anthropology, Southwestern University, 2019.