Race in America

Restructuring Inequality | June 3-6, 2010

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Conference Speakers

Keynote Addresses

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Julian Bond

"The Road to Freedom: From Alabama to Obama"
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum
7 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public.


Friday, June 4, 2010

Julianne Malveaux

"What is Economic Justice and How Do We Attain It?"
The Twentieth Century Club
7 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public.


Saturday, June 5, 2010

"Post-racial America—Does It and Should It Exist?"

Soldiers and Sailors Hall & Museum, 4141 Fifth Avenue

Alex Castellanos, partner, National Media, Inc.; guest commentator, CNN

Abigail Thernstrom, adjunct scholar, American Enterprise Institute; vice chair, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, professor of sociology, Duke University
Ben Jealous, president and CEO, NAACP
Tony Norman, columnist, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

This event is free and open to the public.


Other Speakers

Oscar A. BarbarinOscar A. Barbarin III, L. Richardson and Emily Preyer Bicentennial Distinguished Professor, School of Social Work, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Monica BaskinMonica Baskin, associate professor, Division of Preventative Medicine, University of Alabama-Birmingham

William BellWilliam Bell, president and CEO, Casey Family Programs

Al BlumsteinAl Blumstein, professor of urban systems and operations research, Carnegie Mellon University

Larry BoboLarry Bobo, W.E.B. Du Bois Professor of Social Sciences, Harvard University

Dalton ConleyDalton Conley, dean of social science, New York University

Dalton ConleyTerri Cross, Executive Director, National Indian Child Welfare Association

Sheldon DanzigerSheldon Danziger, professor of public policy, University of Michigan

King DavisKing Davis, Professor and Robert Lee Sutherland Chair in Mental Health and Social Policy, University of Texas-Austin

Robin EngelRobin Engel, associate professor and director, University of Cincinnati Policing Institute

Joe FeaginJoe Feagin, Ella C. McFadden Professor in Sociology, Texas A&M University

Ron FergusonRon Ferguson, senior lecturer in education and public policy, Harvard University

Charles GallagherCharles Gallagher, professor and chair, Department of Sociology, LaSalle University

Sarah GehlertSarah Gehlert, E. Desmond Lee Professor of Racial and Ethnic Diversity, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University

Patricia GurinPatricia Gurin, Nancy Cantor Distinguished University Professor Emerita of Psychology and Women’s Studies, University of Michigan

David HarrisDavid Harris, professor of law, University of Pittsburgh

David HarrisHoward Hogan, associate director for demographic programs, U.S. Census Bureau, or Karen Humes, assistant division chief for special population statistics, U.S. Census Bureau

Harry HolzerHarry Holzer, professor of public policy, Georgetown University

D.J. Ida, executive director, National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association

James JacksonJames Jackson, Daniel Katz Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan

David KennedyDavid Kennedy, director of the Center for Crime and Violence, City University of New York

David KennedyThomas A. LaVeist, William C. and Nancy F. Richardson Professor in Health Policy and Director, Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins University

David KennedyTaeku Lee, Professor of political science and law, University of California at Berkeley

Kokos MarkidesKokos Markides, professor and director, Division of Sociomedical Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch

Marc MauerMarc Mauer, executive director, Sentencing Project, Washington, D.C.

Ruth McRoyRuth McRoy, Donahue and DiFelice Professor, School of Social Work, Boston College

Pedro NogueraPedro Noguera, professor of teaching and learning, New York University

Gary OrfieldGary Orfield, professor, Graduate School of Education, and director of Civil Rights Project, University of California-Los Angeles

James PowellJohn Powell, professor and executive director, Kirwin Institute, The Ohio State University

Steven RaphaelSteven Raphael, professor of public policy, University of California-Berkeley

Mark RankMark Rank, Herbert S. Hadley Professor of Social Welfare, Washington University

Goutham RaoGoutham Rao, associate professor of pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh

Goutham RaoTom Shapiro, professor of law and social policy, Brandeis University

Russell SkibaRussell Skiba, professor in counseling and educational psychology, Indiana University

Jeanette South-PaulJeanette South-Paul, professor and chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

David TakeuchiDavid Takeuchi, professor and associate dean for research, University of Washington

Marta TiendaMarta Tienda, professor of sociology and public affairs, Princeton University

James WallaceJohn Wallace, Phillip Hallen Chair in Community Health and Social Justice, University of Pittsburgh

David WilliamsDavid Williams, professor of African and African American studies, Harvard University

Oliver WilliamsOliver Williams, professor and director, Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community, University of Minnesota