Department of History master’s student Jessica BrabbleE. Thomas Ewing, professor of history and associate dean for graduate studies and research, and Ariel Ludwig, a May 2020 Ph.D. graduate in the Department of Science, Technology, and Society, published “Why Was There a Backlash Against Face Masks During the Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918?” on HistoryExtra, the official website for BBC History Magazine, BBC History Revealed, and BBC World Histories Magazine, on July 24.