Center on Race and Social Problems

Fall 2016 Speaker Series Announced

Please join us for our Fall 2016 Speaker Series sponsored by Buchanan Ingersoll and Rooney PC.

All lectures are from noon to 1:30 pm in the School of Social Work Conference Center, 2017 Cathedral of Learning. Lunch is provided; registration is not required. 

Please contact Center Administrative Assistant with any questions.

Tuesday September 20
Frank Dobbin; Professor of Sociology, Harvard University. “Why Diversity Programs Don’t Work.”
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Wednesday October 19
Richard Rothstein; Research Associate, Economic Policy Institute. “Residential Segregation – What are the Remedies?”
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Tuesday November 8
Maurita Bryant; Assistant Superintendent, Allegheny County Police. “Race and Gender in the Police: Beyond the Blue Uniform”
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Tuesday December 6
James Huguley; Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work. “Just Discipline and the School to Prison Pipeline in Greater Pittsburgh: Local Challenges and Promising Solutions.”
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