” Race, Justice, and the Global Civil Rights Struggle” open panel by expert Fulbrighters

 

The Fulbright Impact in the Field series aims to bring together alumni with extensive expertise in a particular topic to provide insight, inform the audience, and bring new, global perspectives to the discussion.

“Race, Justice, and the Global Civil Rights Struggle” will engage an interdisciplinary panel of Fulbright alumni experts in an academic discussion designed to deepen our understanding of racial injustice and contemporary issues in policing and criminal justice; and to contextualize our current moment in the global history of the civil rights struggle.

DATE July 1, 2020
TIME 3:00 pm US Eastern
OPEN to the general public
REGISTER Click here.

This panel discussion will be moderated by LaNitra M. Berger, PhD, Senior Director of Fellowships in the Office of Undergraduate Education and affiliate faculty in the African and African American Studies Program at George Mason University. Among the panelists:

  • Tanya Katerí Hernández, PhD is a 2014 and 2015 U.S. Fulbright Scholar to Trinidad and France, respectively, and the Archibald R. Murray Professor of Law at Fordham University and an internationally recognized comparative race law expert.
  • Tiffany Joseph, PhD is a 2007 U.S. Fulbright Student to Brazil and an Associate Professor of Sociology and International Affairs at Northeastern University and the author of “Race on the Move: Brazilian Migrants and the Global Reconstruction of Race.”
  • Reynaldo Ortiz-Minaya, PhD is a 2019 U.S. Fulbright Scholar to Jamaica, 2020 Fulbright Specialist to Pakistan, and Professor at Brooklyn College, CUNY, and his research focuses on penal reform and rule of law.
  • Everette Penn, PhD is a 2005 U.S. Fulbright Scholar to Egypt and Professor at the University of Houston – Clear Lake, and a Department of Justice Principal Investigator for the Teen and Police Service Academy.
  • Terrell Jermaine Starr, MS, MA, a 2009 U.S. Fulbright Student to Ukraine, is a journalist who has contributed to public radio, television, magazines, and online reporting. He is currently a reporter at The Root, where he covers domestic and international politics from a Black perspective.

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