Diversity Forum: Racial Profiling

November 3, 2009, 11:30am – 1:30pm
Room 275, Brandeis School of Law
Sponsored by: BLSA, Lambda, Pan-African Studies Department, ACLU of KY

The second program in the law school's 2009-2010 Diversity Forum Series will be on the topic of Racial Profiling. The program will be moderated by Jamie Izlar of BLSA.

Free lunch available starting at 11:30 AM.

 

Speaker Bios

Dr. Rajack-Talley is currently an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Pan African Studies.  She was awarded a Fulbright scholarship and completed her PhD in Sociology at the University of Kentucky.  Her teaching portfolio includes undergraduate and graduate level courses focus on Global Poverty, Black Women’s Perspectives, Racism and Sexism in the US, and Epistemological and Methodological Issues in Research. Her research interests center on social  nequality and the intersection of race/ethnicity, gender and class in the African Diaspora.  Her publications and presentations specific to Kentucky include themes on the "Over representation of minorities in the Juvenile Justice System."