Washington University’s Office of the Provost announces third round of race and ethnicity cluster hire (Links to an external site)
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, […]
Interdisciplinary ‘Politics of Reproduction’ course to explore history, implications post-Roe v. Wade (Links to an external site)
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.
Bad Girls: A Novel (Review) (Links to an external site)
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.
Race, Insurance Status Linked to Poor Outcomes in Hospitalized UC Patients (Links to an external site)
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.
Health insurance impacts cancer stage at diagnosis in minority children (Links to an external site)
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.
Sound Experiments: The Music of the AACM (Links to an external site)
Congrats to incoming CRE2 Spring 2023 Faculty Fellow Paul Steinbeck on the publication of his new book.
Are more Black scholars rejecting white colleges? (Links to an external site)
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.”
More new moms struggle with mental health, and they are seeking help (Links to an external site)
Faculty Affiliate Cynthia Rogers was quoted in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch story about new mothers struggling with mental health.
‘Linguistic Legacy’: Oxford to Produce African-American English Dictionary to Recognize Black Influence on Language (Links to an external site)
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.
Black Women Die at an Alarming Rate from Uterine Cancer (Links to an external site)
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.
Standing Up: Women Leaders in St. Louis Respond to Post-Roe Reality (Links to an external site)
“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.
The Politicization of the Supreme Court Is Eroding Its Legitimacy (Links to an external site)
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”
Early to Serve as CRE2 Interim Director (Links to an external site)
The CRE2 Team is excited to welcome Dr. Gerald Early the Merle King Professor of Modern Letters in Arts & Sciences, as our Interim Director!
Barch named next vice dean of research in Arts & Sciences (Links to an external site)
Congratulations to Faculty Affiliate Deanna Barch on being named the next Vice Dean of Research in Arts & Sciences!
California panel recommends reparations for Black residents (Links to an external site)
Faculty Affiliate Douglas Flowe was quoted in a news article discussing reparations for Black residents.
Dr. Sean Joe on Violence in Schools (Links to an external site)
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.
Why Students Are Choosing H.B.C.U.s: ‘4 Years Being Seen as Family’ (Links to an external site)
Faculty Affiliate Michelle Purdy shared her expertise on race and education in a recent New York Times article titled.
University joins digital initiative SlaveVoyages (Links to an external site)
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.
New roads, new dams: St. Louis gears up for massive federal investment (Links to an external site)
Faculty Affiliate Linda Samuels was quoted in a recent Post-Dispatch story about federal investment in St. Louis.
Linking History to Contemporary State-Sanctioned Slow Violence through Cultural and Structural Racism (Links to an external site)
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.