Dr. Joseph Richardson Co-Chairs 2022 National Conference on Firearm Injury Prevention in Washington, DC
The Department of African American Studies Co-Sponsors Finding My Voice with Emerald Garner, Daughter of Former Eric Garner, and Etan Thomas
Dr. Oscar Barbarin and Dr. Michael Wagner Publishes Article on Resilience in Black Children and Youth
Can you see what we see? -- Dr. Oscar Barbarin, Professor of African American Studies and Professor of Psychology, Dr. Michael Wagner, Associate Research Scientist, and Dr. Nikeea Copeland-Linder, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins University, published an article on resilience in Black children and youth.
The Department of African American Studies invites all undergraduates to register for the Winter 2023 courses. Listed below are titles and descriptions of the courses offered for the Winter 2023 semester. To register, go on https://testudo.umd.edu/ and select "Registration (Drop/Add)".
The Department of African American Studies invites all undergraduates and graduates to register for the following Spring 2023 courses. Listed below are titles and descriptions of the courses offered for the Spring 2023 semester. To register, go on https://testudo.umd.edu/ and select "Registration (Drop/Add)".
The Department of African American Studies congratulates Dr. Sharon Harley for her nomination for the "2023 Honorary Feminist Sociologist Distinction Award" given by the Sociologists for Women in Society. According to the SWS, this award honors contributions by feminists who are not sociologists but have made notable interdisciplinary contributions to feminist theory and praxis.
Richardson on TIME: Police Are Turning to an Old Tactic to Fight the Surge in Violence. But It Needs a Rethink
“It can be very stigmatizing for people. There are negative consequences in terms of placing a location and placing people on a list,” Dr. Joseph Richardson, a gun violence researcher and professor at the University of Maryland says. “Are their rights being violated? Are the rights of their families being violated every time they step outside?
The University of Maryland marked the start of Native American Heritage Month today by dedicating Yahentamitsi Dining Hall, the first building on campus to honor Maryland’s Native American Indian heritage.
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