On June 3rd, 2010, The University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work and the Center on Race and Social Problems welcomed keynote speaker Julian Bond, chairman emeritus of the NAACP who officially opened “Race in America: Restructuring Inequality,” a national conference, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Center on Race and Social Problems is excited to make available to the public conference videos and reports.
Reed Smith Speaker Series 2013
- Dr. William M. Carter Jr., Dean and Professor of Law, University of Pittsburgh, "The Future of Affirmative Action" video
Dr. Elijah Anderson, William K. Lanman Jr. Professor of Sociology, Yale University, "The Iconic Ghetto: Effects on Everyday Lives of African Americans" video
Candi Castleberry-Singleton, Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, UPMC, "Delivering Culturally Competent Care and Addressing Technology: The New Health Care Disparity" video
Dr. Gerald Early, Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters, Department of English, Washington University in St. Louis, "Is Black Music Criminal?" video
- 2013 Pilot Studies
The Center on Race and Social Problems has awarded funding for the following new pilot studies:
Palliative and End of Life Needs of Patients with Advanced Cancer: The Influence of Race, Economic Distress and Literacy,
Valire Carr Copeland (Social Work) and Margaret Quinn Rosenzweig (Nursing).
Investigating the Impact of African American Experiences of Racial Discrimination on Ambulatory Blood Pressure and Health Risk Behaviors using Ecological Momentary Assessment,
Nataria Joseph (Psychiatry) and Laurel Peterson (Psychiatry).
Do Barriers to Healthcare Access Explain Racial and Geographic Disparities in Surgical Intervention for Hepatocellular Carcinoma?
Allan Tsung (Medicine) and Cindy Bryce (Medicine).
The Genesis of Racial Segregation in American Cities
Randall Walsh (Economics) and Allison Shertzer (Economics).
10th Anniversary Celebration
June 7th, Guest Speaker Ben Jealous, president NAACP
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- RACE AND SOCIAL PROBLEMS JOURNAL
The national and international journal, Race and Social Problems, is now in its fifth year. To view the call for papers and special issue call for papers, click here
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PITTSBURGH PROMISE REPORT
Pittsburgh Promise Report now available.
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