Robert Darden, M.A.

Professor, Journalism, Public Relations and New Media · Baylor University

Darden is a professor in the department of journalism, PR & new media. He directs Baylor's Black Gospel Music Restoration Project.

African-American Gospel Music Civil Rights Movement Music on B Sides of Gospel Recordings African American Museum in D.C. Black Gospel Music Restoration Project Journalism

Theodore M. Shaw, J.D.

Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil Rights, School of Law · UNC at Chapel Hill

Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil Rights

Political Law Educational Litigation Transitional Justice Constitutional Government Federal Law

Karissa Haugeberg

Associate Professor · Tulane University

Karissa Haugeberg is a historian of women, gender, and medicine in the 20th c. United States

Roe v Wade Abortion Gender Equality History of Nursing U.S. Anti-Abortion Movement

Kristi Bowman

Professor of Law · Michigan State University

Expert in K-12 educational policy and law

Educational Policy and Law School Desegregation K-12 Students’ Free Speech Rights Right to Education and Civic Role of Public Schools School Districts in Fiscal Crisis and Governance

Traci Parker

Associate Professor of Afro-American Studies · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Traci Parker’s interests include African American women’s history, race and racism, class, labor, capitalism, and consumer culture.

Race, Class and Consumer Culture African American History and Culture African American History Race and Racism

Kitty Kelly Epstein, PhD

Faculty Trustee + Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Activist, organizing for power

Action Orientated Research Leadership & Change Structural Inequality and Diversity Research and Action On the Racial Wealth Gap Resident Engagement in Urban Policy

Joel Wm. Friedman

Jack M. Gordon Professor of Procedural Law & Jurisdiction, Director, Master of Jurisprudence Program · Tulane University

Joel Friedman has expertise in employment discrimination law, labor law, civil procedure and mediation

Eric L. Muller, J.D.

Dan K. Moore Distinguished Professor of Law in Jurisprudence and Ethics, School of Law · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dan K. Moore Distinguished Professor of Law in Jurisprudence and Ethics

Civil Rights Legal History Criminal Law - Juries Constitutional Law National Security Law

Dexter Gabriel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History · University of Connecticut

Dexter Gabriel's research interests include the history of slavery, resistance, and freedom in the Black Atlantic.

Abolition and Emancipation Slavery in Popular Culture Slavery Black Atlantic

Anand Rao

Professor of Communication and Department Chair · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Rao specializes in communication and social media issues.

Debate Social Media Public Speaking Communication

Erin Devlin

Associate Professor of History and American Studies · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Devlin focuses on race, public memory, and social justice

American Studies Social Justice Race Public Memory American History

Daniel Cornfield

Professor of Sociology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the American labor movement, the creative class, and work and occupation issues generally.

labor & employment Creative Class Unionization Labor Unions Musicians

Mica Pollock

Professor of Education Studies · UC San Diego

Mica Pollock's many books examine racism in everyday places and what opportunities diversity can foster.

STEM Education and Careers Race Issues Diversity Racism related to Public School & Higher Education Equity in Education

Deborah M. Weissman, J.D.

Reef C. Ivey II Distinguished Professor of Law, School of Law · UNC at Chapel Hill

Reef C. Ivey II Distinguished Professor of Law

Refugees Women's Issues Poverty Law - Legal Services Immigration and Citizenship Human Rights Civil Rights

Eric Martin

Lecturer of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Religious Economics in 1930s Los Angeles The Bible in Justice Movements Religious Fascisms and Anti-Fascisms Global Liberation Theologies Religion, Society, and Civic Engagement

Stephen Hanna

Professor of Geography · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Hanna's research in cultural geography explores how our pasts are represented in monuments and museums.

Cartography and GIS Southern plantation museums Confederate memorials Cartography Geographic Information Systems (Gis)

Luis Ricardo Fraga

Director, Institute for Latino Studies; Acting Chair, Department of Political Science · University of Notre Dame

Luis Ricardo Fraga specializes in race, education, ethnicity, and Latino politics, as well as immigration, urban and voting rights policy.

Latino Politics Politics of Race Politics of Ethnicity Urban Politics Educational Policy

Elizabeth McRae

Associate Professor · Western Carolina University

Elizabeth McRae’s teaching and research interests include the intersection of race, gender and politics in America and in the modern South.

American History American South Race and Politics Gender and Politics Modern South

Robert Singleton

Associate Professor Emeritus of Economics · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Urban Economics Labor Economics Economic Development of Minority Communities

Brittani Morris

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical Assistant Professor focused on adults, children, adolescents, and families.

Burnout Prevention Field Instruction Online Pedagogy Mental Health Recovery Social Work