Urban and Community Studies
Our faculty produces cutting edge research about the environment’s influence on behavior, and how to address seemingly intractable problems like neighborhood inequality, unequal housing opportunity, urban violence, and troubled schools.
Health and Family Wellbeing
Individual and family wellbeing are vital components of a strong community and society. Research with the African American Studies Department explores the social physical determinants of health vulnerabilities and family functioning. Our faculty...More About Health and Family Wellbeing ➔
Race, Culture and Social Status
The African American Studies Department is committed to the examination of how difference and inequality define the experiences of black communities within diverse societies. Women and work, gender norms and masculinity, and the experiences of...More About Race, Culture and Social Status ➔
Global and Comparative Studies
We live in an era in which a broader political economy links and shapes the experiences of black communities throughout the world. Family relationships, migration, and health are but a few topics explored by the faculty within Sub-Saharan Africa...More About Global and Comparative Studies ➔