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Alexandra Masgras is a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate in Art History. Her thesis explores public health architecture in interwar Romania as a means of researching eugenic policy and the manifold effects it had on the construction of normative notions of gender, race/ethnicity, ability, and productivity. As part of her research, Alexandra is interested in the international dimensions of eugenic discourse, in particular pertaining to how eugenicist ideas circulated across national and linguistic borders in the form of visual media and architectural representations. 

She is currently a Sosland Foundation Fellow at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (2023-2024).

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