In this portion of my interview of Dr. Frederica Perera (professor at the Mailman School of Public Health and Director of the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health), she shares her five favorites (see prompts below).

(Duration 4:21)


  1. What mentor had the greatest influence on your work? 00:50
  2. What do you consider to be the best wide-audience book, article, or movie related to your field? 01:15
  3. What do you consider to be the most important academic book or article? 01:35
  4. Which of your scholarly publications would you recommend to viewers? 02:10
  5. Which activist or community organization do you most admire? 03:15

More of the Perera interview is here.