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 within the Department of African American and Africana Studies explores the social physical determinants of health vulnerabilities and family functioning.
Race, Culture and Social Status
The Department of African American and Africana Studies is committed to the examination of how difference and inequality define the experiences of black communities within diverse societies.