Equality in "Post-Racial" America
1/14/2013, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Open to the public
Location: Vanderbilt University Law School (Google map of this location)
Professor William A. (Sandy) Darity, Jr. will present the 2013 Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture at noon on Monday, January 14, 2013 in the Renaissance Room of the Vanderbilt University School. Professor Darity is Arts & Sciences Professor of Public Policy Studies and Professor of African and African American Studies and Economics at Duke University. Professor Darity’s talk is entitled Achieving Equality in “Post-Racial” America.”
Darity’s research focuses on inequality by race, class and ethnicity, stratification economics, schooling and the racial achievement gap, North-South theories of trade and development, skin shade and labor market outcomes, the economics of reparations, the Atlantic slave trade and the Industrial Revolution, doctrinal history and the social psychological effects of unemployment exposure.
His most recent books are Economics, Economists, and Expectations: Microfoundations to Macroapplications (2004) (co-authored with Warren Young and Robert Leeson) and a volume co-edited with Ashwini Deshpande titled Boundaries of Clan and Color: Transnational Comparisons of Inter-Group Disparity (2003) both published by Routledge. He has published or edited 10 books and more than 200 articles in professional journals.
Darity lives with his family in Durham, N.C. where he plays harmonica in a local blues band, occasionally coaches youth sport, and enjoys reading science and speculative fiction.
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