Published: Michelle Follette Turk

Michelle Follette Turk (History and Honors) has published a revised and expanded book, Gambling with Lives: A History of Occupational Health in Greater Las Vegas, a long-term study of health and safety in Southern Nevada, and the region's most catastrophic workplace disasters. Her research began as a dissertation at UNLV (Ph.D. History, 2011), and was funded by the 2010-11 President's UNLV Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.   

 

 

 

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