Libraries Spotlight on UWM COVID-19 Research

photo of campus and cityAs UWM’s faculty and staff adapted to the closure of campus at mid-semester and continued to teach courses online, they also persisted with their research, which for some became the COVID-19 pandemic itself. Below is a list of publications by UWM faculty and staff related to the global health crisis. As more articles are published, the Libraries will add them to this list. Please send any relevant citations not appearing here to

UWM authors are marked in bold.

Bivins, A., North, D., Ahmad, A., Ahmed, W., Alm, E., Been, F., Bhattacharya, P., Bijlsma, L., Boehm, A. B., Brown, J., Buttiglieri, G., Calabro, V., Carducci, A., Castiglioni, S., Cetecioglu Gurol, Z., Chakraborty, S., Costa, F., Curcio, S., de los Reyes, F. L., McLellan S.L., Newton, R. J...Bibby, K. (2020). Wastewater-Based Epidemiology: Global Collaborative to Maximize Contributions in the Fight Against COVID-19. Environmental Science & Technology.

Bublitz, M. G., Czarkowski, N., Hansen, J., Peracchio, L. A., & Tussler, S. (2020). Pandemic Reveals Vulnerabilities in Food Access: Confronting Hunger Amidst a Crisis. Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, 0743915620929998.

Campos-Castillo, C., & Laestadius, L. (2020). Digital Divides in Posting COVID-19 Content on Social Media among U.S. Adults: Opportunities to Understand the Experiences of Racial and Ethnic Minorities. Journal of Medical Internet Research.

Fouad, N. A. (2020). Editor in Chief’s Introduction to Essays on the Impact of COVID-19 on Work and Workers. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 119, UNSP 103441.

Galambos, C. (2020, May 15). The Public Health Epidemic Exacerbated by COVID-19. Issues in Science and Technology.

Hynan, M. T. (n.d.). Covid-19 and the need for perinatal mental health professionals: Now more than ever before. Journal of Perinatology.

Jackson, D., Bradbury-Jones, C., Baptiste, D., Gelling, L., Morin, K. H., Neville, S., & Smith, G. D. (n.d.-a). International Nurses Day 2020: Remembering nurses who have died in the COVID-19 pandemic. In JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NURSING. WILEY.

Jackson, D., Bradbury-Jones, C., Baptiste, D., Gelling, L., Morin, K., Neville, S., & Smith, G. D. (n.d.-b). Life in the pandemic: Some reflections on nursing in the context of COVID-19. In JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NURSING. WILEY.

Laestadius, L., Wang, Y., Ben Taleb, Z., Kalan, M. E., Cho, Y., & Manganello, J. (2020). Online National Health Agency Mask Guidance for the Public in Light of COVID-19: Content Analysis. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance, 6(2), e19501.

Morin, K. H. (n.d.). Nursing Education After COVID-19: Same or Different? Journal of Clinical Nursing, n/a(n/a).

Pan, C. (2020, May 21). Octopus and Koala? Toward an Anti-racist Cultural Politics Against Yellow Perilism. Society and Space.

Rast, J., Martinez, Y. C., & Williams, L. H. (n.d.). Milwaukee’s Coronavirus Racial Divide: A Report on the Early Stages of COVID-19 Spread in Milwaukee County. 19.

Schmitt, C. A., Bergey, C. M., Jasinska, A. J., Ramensky, V., Burt, F., Svardal, H., Jorgensen, M. J., Freimer, N. B., Grobler, J. P., & Turner, T. R. (2020). ACE2 and TMPRSS2 variation in savanna monkeys (Chlorocebus spp.): Potential risk for zoonotic/anthroponotic transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and a potential model for functional studies. PLOS ONE, 15(6), e0235106.

Seligman, A. (2020, May 7). Pandemic Academic: Mothering from the Home Office. Nursing Clio.

Snethen, J. A. (2020). “Being a Nurse” in the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Nursing Outlook, 68(3), 255–257.

Ye, L., & Hu, L. (2020). Spatiotemporal distribution and trend of COVID-19 in the Yangtze River Delta region of the People’s Republic of China. Geospatial Health, 15(1), Article 1.