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Achieving Racial Equity in Postsecondary Education: Implications for the Social Sciences ♥ ★

Wednesday, Dec 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

End Racism Now
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Achieving Racial Equity in Postsecondary Education: Implications for the Social Sciences


Frank Harris III, Professor of Postsecondary Education and Co-Director of Community College Equity Assessment Lab, San Diego State University

with an introduction by Bill Maurer, Dean, School of Social Sciences, UC Irvine

Wednesday, December 9

1:00-2:00 p.m. PST


Register: https://uci.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4Q7y4-ZvRJGAneoavPPobQ

Join Frank Harris III, expert in racial [in]equity, in a school-wide workshop where he will consider what the School of Social Sciences can do to achieve racial equity. This workshop unpacks societal and institutional factors that influence belonging, welcomeness to engage, and success for underserved students. Harris will address concerns shared by members of social sciences to propose and discuss institutional actions to serve underrepresented minority students equitably and responsibly.

The webinar is organized by Nidhi Banavar, Karen Arcos, and Jingyi Wu, graduate students in the School of Social Sciences. Pre-registration is required. A Zoom link will be provided prior to the event for confirmed registrants. For further information or questions, please email nbanavar@uci.edu, karcos1@uci.edu or jingyi.wu@uci.edu.

Sponsored by: UCI School of Social Sciences; DECADE; UCI Graduate Division; Office of Faculty Development and Diversity; Office of Graduate Affairs; Department of Anthropology; Department of Cognitive Sciences; Department of Economics; Department of Global & International Studies; Department of Language Science; Department of Logic & Philosophy of Science; Department of Political Science; Department of Sociology