News and Announcements

Louise Seamster on the New York Times' Ezra Klein Show Podcast

Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Public policy in the United States often overlooks wealth. We tend to design, debate and measure our economic policies with regard to income alone, which blinds us to the ways prosperity and precarity tangibly function in people’s lives. And that blind spot can ultimately prevent us from addressing social inequality at its roots.

Faculty in the News

Monday, June 14, 2021
Faculty in African American Studies have been interviewed, presented awards, published articles, and much more over the past year.

Ashley Howard Given the Communicating Ideas Award

Friday, April 30, 2021
Ashley Howard, Assistant Professor of African American Studies and History, has been given the Communicating Ideas Award. This award recognizes excellence in communication about research and scholarship in the sciences and humanities and the study of creative, visual and performing arts to a general audience directly or via print and electronic media.