Kia Lilly Caldwell, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Caldwell can discuss the disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on people of color in the U.S. and Brazil.

Critical Race Studies Black Feminism Gender and Race in Brazil Afro-Latin Studies African Diaspora Studies

Nadia Y. Kim

Professor of Sociology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Migration Immigration Race and Ethnicity Gender and Transnationality/Globalization Race/Gender/Class Intersectionality

Adilifu Nama

Professor of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Black Representation in Film and Television afrofuturism SciFi Film Prince comics

Karen Dill-Shackleford, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Media Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Media violence; Fandom and the construction of meaning from media; Media, race and gender.

Media Psychology Media Effects Social Psychology Gender Race

Stephen Farnsworth

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Farnsworth has spent decades researching how media and politics intersect. Check out his website at stephenfarnsworth.net.

American Elections American Government The American Presidency Internet Politics Mass Media and Politics

Frederick Gooding

Associate Professor, African-American Studies · Texas Christian University

Race, Racism and Discrimination in Pop Culture and/or Mainstream Media (e.g., movies, music and sports).

Sports Movies Discrimination Representations of Race Mainstream Media

Professor Kehinde Andrews

Professor of Black Studies · Birmingham City University

Kehinde Andrews is Professor of Black Studies and Director of the Centre for Critical Social Research at Birmingham City University.

Black Lives Matter Community Activism Ethnicity Race Racism

Malinda Maynor Lowery, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of History & Director, Center for the Study of the American South, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Malinda Maynor Lowery's research interests include Native American history, Southern history, foodways, oral history and more.

Social and Political History Native American History Southern History Historical Geography Foodways

Erika V. Hall

Assistant Professor of Organization & Management; Faculty Advisor at The Roberto C. Goizueta Business & Society Institute · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Hall's research focuses on the influence of race, gender, and class-based implicit biases on interactions within the workplace

Race Gender and Class in the Workplace Minorities in Organizations Organization and Management Social Psychology

Charis Kubrin

Professor · UC Irvine

Charis E. Kubrin is Professor of Criminology, Law and Society and (by courtesy) Sociology.

Race, Ethnicity, and Crime Crime Trends Crime Immigration and Crime Rap Music and Media

Glenn Bracey, PhD

Assistant Professor of Sociology & Criminology | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Glenn Bracey, PhD, is an expert on race and social movements and race and the law.

Race and Politics Sociology Black Lives Matter Critical Race Theory Social Movements

Luis Alvarez

Associate Professor, Department of History · UC San Diego

Institute of Arts and Humanities director, Luis Alvarez focuses on race, ethnicity and Latinx and African-American social movements.

Humanities in Higher Education Oral Histories Popular Culture Chicano/Chicana Studies Race Relations

Tatishe M. Nteta

Associate Professor of Political Science / Director of UMass Poll · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Tatishe Nteta focuses on public opinion and political behavior, with particular expertise in the politics of race and ethnicity.

American Politics Politics and Political Analysis Race Culture and Ethnicity

L. Song Richardson

Dean and Chancellor's Professor of Law · UC Irvine

L. Song Richardson studies implicit racial and gender bias, policing, police unions, and the criminal justice system.

Law and Social Science Criminal Procedure Law Criminal Law

Jill McCorkel, PhD

Professor of Sociology and Criminology | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Jill McCorkel, PhD, examines the social and political consequences of mass incarceration in the United States

#SayHerName Prison Education Programs Race, Class and Gender Inequality Prisons and Punishment Law and Criminal Justice Policy

Jonathan M. Metzl

Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health, and Society · Vanderbilt University

World-renowned expert on gun violence and mental illness, white identity politics and race and health.

Mass shootings Mental Health Guns in America Guns and Mental Illness Race, Gender and Social Justice in Healthcare

Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D.

Professor · Baylor University

Dr. Moody-Ramirez is a nationally known expert on mass media representations of minorities, women and other underrepresented groups

Race, Class, and Culture Pop Culture New Media Writing for Media Markets Historical Stereotypes in Social Media

Micki McElya, Ph.D.

Professor of History · University of Connecticut

Professor McElya is an expert in the histories of women, gender, sexuality, and race in the U.S., with a focus on politics and memory.

U.S. Cultural and Political History Women & Gender Sexuality & LGBTQ History Feminist Theory Queer Theory

Frank Baumgartner, Ph.D.

Richard J. Richardson Distinguished Professor, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Research: public policy, agenda-setting, interest groups in American politics, the death penalty and racial profiling in traffic stops.

Race and Profiling Public Policy Death Penalty Interest groups in American politics Agenda-setting

Sean Valles

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

I study the interplay of ethics and scientific evidence in population health, including race and migration issues and climate change issues.

Philosophy of Population Health Race in Science Health Justice Climate Change Philosophy Population Health Ethics