Diversity Experts

Dr. Jennifer Burns
Africana Studies
Lecturer
Areas of expertise: African-American studies, black history
Angie Chung
Sociology, East Asian Studies
Professor
Areas of expertise: Immigration, Asian Americans/ Korean Americans, Race and ethnicity, Community and urban sociology, Gender and family
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Political Science, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, Latin American, Caribbean & U.S. Latino Studies
Professor
Areas of expertise: Comparative politics, Census data, Latino culture, Political values, Attitudes and behavior, Media studies
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School of Social Welfare
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Poverty issues among ethnic minority populations, Mental health and welfare participation dynamics, African American health and mental health disparities
Janell Hobson
Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Professor
Areas of expertise: Women's studies, Race relations, Gender relations, Black history month, Women's history month, Film and cinema, Media, Popular Culture
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School of Public Health, Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Professor
Areas of expertise: Demography, Race and ethnicity, Rural sociology
Youqin Huang
Geography & Planning, East Asian Studies
Professor, Program Director - Geography BA
Areas of expertise: Low-income housing, Housing inequality, Residential segregation in China, Migration, Mobility and urbanization in China
Janine M. Jurkowski
School of Public Health, Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Professor
Areas of expertise: Community-based participatory research, Health disparities, Low-income communities, Women's health and family health
Walter Little
Anthropology, Latin American, Caribbean & U.S. Latino Studies
Professor
Areas of expertise: Cultures, Cultural heritage, Diversity, Economics, Indigenous peoples and languages of the Americas, Mesoamerica, Latin America, Popular Culture, Tourism, Urban studies
Justin Pickett
School of Criminal Justice, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Public opinion on crime and criminal justice, Social threat and social control, Juvenile justice and delinquency, Community influences on attitudes and behavior, Sociology of punishment
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School of Social Welfare, Latin American, Caribbean & U.S. Latino Studies
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Immigration, Latino aging community, Hispanic cultures in the U.S, Cross-cultural social work
Lawrence M. Schell
Anthropology, School of Public Health, Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Distinguished Professor
Areas of expertise: Anthropology, Minority health disparities, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Childhood development, Environmental health, Risk factors
Dr. Marcia Sutherland
Africana Studies, Psychology
Associate Professor, Chair of Africana Studies, Undergraduate Advisor, Graduate Advisor
Areas of expertise: Social and psychological development of black children, inclusiveness of education, transracial adoption, HIV/AIDS and people of African descent, enslavement and colonial experiences of people of African descent, black studies, mock jury trials, nonverbal behavior of people of African descent