Mélanie Terrasse is currently pursuing a PhD in sociology and social policy at Princeton University. Her previous research has examined questions related to immigrant integration in France, as well as the intersection of US health care and immigration policy. She is currently working on her dissertation, which uses ethnographic methods to examine the implementation of a shared client database among a network of anti-poverty nonprofits in Central Pennsylvania.
The ACA has helped millions of people secure health insurance. Yet the people it’s left behind are often the same people who’ve been historically excluded in American life. Read more from Donald Light and Melanie Terrasse.