• The Library will be closed on Monday, September 7 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.


  1. Water: Access, Supply, and Sustainability

    October 27, 7:00 pm - October 29, 8:30 pm
  2. How Do I Become a Rocket Scientist?

    November 20, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  3. Kansas City Invention Convention

    April 17, 2021, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Joshua Bader

(Travel Fellow, 2019-20)
Joshua Bader

Joshua Bader

Travel Fellow

Wrestling with DDT: Malaria, Public Health, and Mosquito Control Before Silent Spring

Joshua Bader is a Ph.D. candidate at Mississippi State University. He is a transnational American historian with a special interest in U.S., North African, and Middle Eastern relationships. His project at Linda Hall will look at DDT, mosquito control, and fear of malaria in the United States between World War II and 1961.