Kevin Thomas, Sociology, Demography, and African Studies, Pennsylvania State University. Parental human-capital, low skilled jobs, and racial disparities in child poverty in immigrant families. View Video of Lecture >>
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.” View Video of Lecture >>
Jacqueline Battalota, Attorney and Professor, Saint Xavier University. "Birth of a White Nation." View Video of Lecture >>
James Jackson, Professor, Psychology and Health Behavior & Health Education, Director, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan."Understanding Racial and Ethnic Differences in Physical and Psychiatric Health." View Video of Lecture >>
Michael Sherraden, Benjamin E. Youngdahl Professor of Social Development, Washington University School of Social Work. "Building Assets for All: Research and Policy for Universal Children's Accounts." View Video of Lecture >>
William A Darity Jr., Arts & Sciences Professor of Public Policy, Professor of African and African-American Studies and Economics and Chair, Department of African and African American Studies, Director, Research Network on Racial and Ethnic Inequality, Duke University. "Stratification Economics: Implications for Understanding Inequality."
Yoonsun Choi, Associate Professor, School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago. "Race and Culture in the Family: Their Impact on Youth Outcomes of Asian American Adolescents." View Video of Lecture >>
Karina Walters, Professor of Social Work and William P. and Ruth Gerberding-Endowed University Professor, University of Washington. “Bodies Don’t Just Tell Stories, They Tell Histories: Embodiment of Historical Trauma and Microaggression Distress.” View Video of Lecture >>
Glenn Flores, Professor of Pediatrics, Clinical Sciences, and Public Health, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. “The Successful Elimination of Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Children’s Health and Health Care." View Video of Lecture >>
Jeannette South-Paul, Andrew W. Mathieson Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. “Disparities in Health Care for Minorities: Institutional or Personal?” View Video of Lecture >>
Elizabeth Anderson, John Rawls Collegiate Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, University of Michigan. “The Imperative of Integration: Race and Education.” View Video of Lecture >>
Alejandro de la Fuente, Research Professor, University Center for International Studies, Department of Research Professor, History, and Center for Latin American Studies, University of Pittsburgh. “Debates on Race and History in Contemporary Cuba.” View Video of Lecture >>
Irving A. Spergel, Professor Emeritus, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration. “The Youth Gang Problem: A Comprehensive Community-wide Approach.”
Daphna Oyserman, Research Professor, University of Michigan Institute for Social Research. “Harnessing Possible Selves: Identity-based Motivation and Improved Academic Attainment.” View Video of Lecture >>
Audrey J. Murrell, Associate Professor of Business Administration, Psychology, and Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh. “Unfinished Business: The Impact of Race on Understanding Mentoring Relationships.” View Video of Lecture >>
Shaun L. Gabbidon, Professor of Criminal Justice, School of Public Affairs, Pennsylvania State University. “Shopping under Suspicion: Consumer Racial Profiling and Perceived Victimization.” View Video of Lecture >>
Megan Sweeney, Professor, University of California at Los Angeles Department of Sociology. "Race, Ethnicity, and Divorce in the United States: What Do We Know?"
Joe Trotter, Carnegie Mellon University Department of History. "African American Urban History: The Value of Historical Perspectives on Race and Contemporary Social Problems."
Margaret Beale Spencer, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. "Brown's Legacy and Lessons fro Healthy Children."
Deirdre Royster, College of William and Mary, Department of Sociology. “Race and the Invisible Hand: How White Networks Exclude Black Men from Blue-Collar Jobs.”
Eric Springer, Horty, Springer and Mattern, PC, and University of Pittsburgh School of Law and School of Public Health, Retired. “The Role of Compromise and the Development of American Race Relations.”
Joe Feagin, University of Florida Department of Sociology,Co-sponsored by the School of Social Work, The School of Law, and The Faculty and College of Arts and Sciences. “The Coming White Minority.” View Video of Lecture >>
Charlotte Brown, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry. “Depression in African Americans: Attitudinal, Social, and Health System Barriers and Pathways to Care.”
Kathleen Blee, University of Pittsburgh Department of Sociology, and Professor Lu-in Wang, University of Pittsburgh School of Law. “Ordinary and Extraordinary Racism.”
Larry E. Davis, University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work. “Predicting Positive Academic Intentions among African-American Males and Females.”
Aurora Jackson, University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work. “Single Black Mothers and Their Young Children: Work, Welfare, and Parenting?”