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2018 Parren J. Mitchell Symposium on Racial Wealth Inequality

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 9:00am
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The School of Public Policy is a co-sponsor of the 2018 Parren J. Mitchell Symposium on Racial Wealth Inequality. Additional information will be shared as it becomes available.

Panels & Speakers

Racial Wealth inequality: A Primer on Trends and Significance

  • Dr. Thomas Shapiro, Pokross Professor of Law & Social Policy; Director of the Institute on Assets and Social Policy at Brandeis University
  • Dr. Tyson Brown, Assistant Professor of Sociology; Director of the Center for Biobehavioral Health Disparities Research
  • Dr. Cedrick Herring, Professor of Sociology; Director of the Language, Literacy, and Culture PhD Program at the University of Maryland – Baltimore County
  • Dr. Louise Seamster – Fellow at the Center for the Study of Social Justice at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville

Intersectionallity and Racial Wealth Inequality: Mountains Aren’t Flat/Global Perspectives

  • Dr. Judy Dlamini, Chair of Mbekani Investment Holdings Ltd. And Aspen Pharmacare Ltd.; author of Equal but Different: Women Leaders’ Life Stories: Overcoming Race, Gender & Social Class
  • Dr. Jody Agius Vallejo, Associate Professor of Sociology and American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California
  • Dr. Lori Martin, Associate Professor of Sociology at Louisiana State University
  • Dr. Loren Henderson, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland – Baltimore County

Racial Wealth Inequality: What Can be Done?

  • Dr. Sandy Darity, Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, and Economics; Director of the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University
  • Dr. Maya Rockeymoore, President and CEO of the Center for Global Policy Solutions
  • Dr. Darrick Hamilton, Associate Professor of Economics and Management & Urban Policy; Director of Doctoral Program in Public and Urban Policy at the New School in New York, NY
  • Angel Rich, co-founder and CEO of the Wealth Factory, Inc.