Through the Race and Ethnicity Cluster Hire Initiative, Washington University in St. Louis aims to build a world-class research program on race. Two previous rounds of this cluster hire initiative took place in 2020-21 and 2021-22. This Initiative is funded by the Office of the Provost. It is supported by the Center for the Study of Race, […]
In response to Roe v. Wade being overturned, the Washington University Provost’s Office is offering the new course Politics of Reproduction. It is designed by Faculty AffiliateRebecca Wanzo and includes CRE2 Affiliates Zakiya Luna, Dineo Khabele, Shanti Parikh, Jessica Levy.
In a book review for NACLA, CRE2 Graduate Student Affiliate & Small Grant Recipient Zeles Vargas says Camila Sosa Villada’s novel “Bad Girls” gives readers access to overlooked narratives of Latin American gender & sexuality.
New research from Faculty Affiliate Karen Joynt Maddox finds that race/ethnicity and insurance status were associated with poor outcomes among hospitalized patients with ulcerative colitis.
New research from CRE2 Faculty Affiliate Kimberly Johnson finds that disparities in cancer stage at diagnosis among racial and ethnic minority children may be explained by health insurance coverage.
Congrats to incoming CRE2 Spring 2023 Faculty Fellow Paul Steinbeck on the publication of his new book.
Why are growing numbers of Black students considering HBCUs? Faculty Affiliate Michelle Purdy explores the reasons in an interview on Slate podcast “A Word with Jason Johnson.”
Faculty Affiliate Cynthia Rogers was quoted in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch story about new mothers struggling with mental health.
Faculty Affiliate John Baugh is serving an advisor on the project to publish Oxford’s African-American English dictionary to recognize the linguistic legacy of Black influence on the English language.
Faculty Affiliate Dineo Khabele was featured in a St. Louis American article highlighting her new research findings that Black women die at an alarming rate from uterine cancer.
“Before it was legalized,…abortion was seen as a purely private matter. Now, companies are publicly announcing that they see this as a matter of public health, reproductive freedom and gender equity,” says CRE2 Founding Director Adrienne Davis.
Faculty Affiliate Dr. James Gibson was featured in a New York Times opinion piece discuss how “the politicization of the Supreme Court is eroding its legitimacy”
The CRE2 Team is excited to welcome Dr. Gerald Early the Merle King Professor of Modern Letters in Arts & Sciences, as our Interim Director!
Congratulations to Faculty Affiliate Deanna Barch on being named the next Vice Dean of Research in Arts & Sciences!
Faculty Affiliate Douglas Flowe was quoted in a news article discussing reparations for Black residents.
Faculty Affiliate Sean Joe was featured in a Nine PBS episode in which he shared his expertise to contribute to a discussion on violence in schools.
Faculty Affiliate Michelle Purdy shared her expertise on race and education in a recent New York Times article titled.
Washington University in St. Louis has joined SlaveVoyages, a collaborative digital initiative that compiles records related to the transatlantic slave trade. William Acree, co-director of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity (CRE²), says membership provides university faculty and students an opportunity to both benefit from and contribute to SlaveVoyages’ critical scholarship.
Faculty Affiliate Linda Samuels was quoted in a recent Post-Dispatch story about federal investment in St. Louis.
CRE2 Faculty Affiliate Michael Esposito and CRE2 Research and Program Assistant Solome Haile coauthored a paper recently published in the ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.
The Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity (CRE²) at Washington University in St. Louis has announced the three winners of its inaugural St. Louis High School Student Paper Awards.
The Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity (CRE2) at Washington University in St. Louis has announced six recipients of the 2023 CRE2 Faculty Fellowships.
Faculty Affiliate Calvin Lai recently published an article in Psychological Science that shows a more robust correlation between traffic stop discrepancies and the relative number of white people in a community.
CRE2 Faculty Affiliate and recent Seed Grant recipient Lindsay Stark co-authored piece in The Lancet titled “Prevention of conflict-related sexual violence in Ukraine and globally”.
Congrats to Faculty Affiliate Ebony Carter for winning the Big Ideas: A Data-Driven Innovation Competition
“The Magic of Black Girls: Black Girl Magic is a space to reclaim identity and the story of Black girlhood,” writes CRE2 Faculty Affiliate and Small Grant recipient Sheretta Butler-Barnes in a co-authored a piece in Psychology Today discussing her research on Black girls and adolescence.
CRE2 Associate Director Darrell Hudson was featured in a piece discussing his work that utilizes various methods to analyze racial/ethnic health inequalities.
Supported by a CRE2 Small Grant, Jeremy Siow recently published the working paper “Bilingual Instruction and Political Discrimination of Ethnic Outgroups: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Malaysia” in American Political Science Association’s Comparative Politics.
CRE2 Small Grant and recipients Noah Cohan and John Early published the artist’s book “Whereas Hoops,” as a part of their funded research project, “Whereas Hoops: Scholarship, Art, and Activism for Basketball in Forest Park.”
In the Neighborhood Branding Project, Ariela Schachter, assistant professor of sociology and CRE2 Faculty Fellow, combs through Craigslist ads to uncover how the online rental market reflects and intensifies inequality along racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic lines.
CRE2 Affiliates Rebecca Brady and Deanna Barch and CRE2 Associate Director Cynthia Rogers recently published “The Effects of Prenatal Exposure to Neighborhood Crime on Neonatal Functional Connectivity” in Biological Psychiatry.
Faculty Affiliate Iver Bernstein recently co-authored a piece in The Common Reader titled “The Material World of Modern Segregation: St. Louis in the Long Era of Ferguson.”
Faculty Affiliate Patty Hedya recently published “The Façade of Redevelopment: Exploring hidden politics of urban improvement and erasure in McRee Town, St. Louis” in the Common Reader.
Congrats to Faculty Affiliate Fred Ssewamala on being awarded a $5 million, Launching Future Leaders in Global Health training grant from the National Institutes for Health to foster the next generation of global health scientists.
Congratulations to Faculty Affiliate Diana Montaño for receiving the Alfred B. Thomas Book Award for her newest book, Electrifying Mexico Technology and the Transformation of a Modern City.
Faculty Affiliate William Nomikos recently published an article titled “Peacekeeping and the Enforcement of Intergroup Cooperation: Evidence from Mali” in the Journal of Politics.
Faculty Affiliate Gmerice Hammond was recently interviewed about how Black women’s intersectional oppression can impact their cardiological and mental health and the steps they can take to improve their well-being.
Graduate Student Affiliate Ella Siegrist recently published a piece in the St. Louis American discussing the need for reproductive justice for incarcerated parents.
Faculty Affiliate Ariela Schachter recently co-wrote an op-ed in Newsweek based on her recent co-authored publication on MENA erasure.
Faculty affiliate Ariela Schachter recently co-authored the piece in PNAS.
Faculty affiliate James Gibson recently co-authored a piece reflecting on the life and legacy of the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu titled “Desmond Tutu’s legacy and the TRC: Can truth reconcile a divided nation?”
Congrats to Faculty Affiliate Leopoldo Cabassa on his recent appointment to the Advisory Council of the National Center for Scientific Review (CSR)!
Faculty affiliate Zakiya Luna wrote the piece for Refinery29 for their “Roots series, their annual #BlackHistoryMonth series.
CRE2 Faculty Affiliate and Small Grant recipient Miguel Valerio recently published a co-edited volume titled Indigenous and Black Confraternities in Colonial Latin America Negotiating Status through Religious Practices in Amsterdam University Press.
Samuel Shearer, Assistant Professor in African and African-American Studies and CRE2 Faculty Affiliate, won the grant to support his project “The Kigali After: A New City for the End of the World.”
Tila Neguse, CRE2 Associate Director, was named a 2022 Langston Hughes Fellow by the Palm Beach Poetry Festival.
In a new book, Infrastructural Optimism, Faculty Affiliate ans urban design expert Linda C. Samuels argues that optimism is not simply a reflexive emotional state, but a critical driver of public investment, societal progress and maybe even democracy itself.
Faculty Affiliate Zakiya Luna write a piece for Ms. Magazine in which she discusses how bell hooks serves as an “other mother”–women who parent children who are not their own–for many Black women.
Faculty Affiliates Iver Bernstein and his students were featured in a St. Louis Public Radio article sharing how they recently uncovered that WashU’s co-found William Greenleaf Eliot was not an abolitionist as once believed.
Two research teams led by Faculty Affiliates, one led by Joyce Balls-Berry and another led jointly by Darrel Hudson and Ganesh Babulal, have received a combined $7 million in grants to support efforts to bring more Black Americans into Alzheimer’s research.