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DSS Speaker: Lawrence Bobo, Ph.D.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Understanding “No Special Favors”
A Quantitative and Qualitative Mapping of the Meaning of Modern Racial Resentment
Lawrence D. Bobo, Ph.D Harvard University
February 27th, 2019 at 5:00PM
Pleasants Family Assembly Room – Wilson Library
The UNC Sociology Doris Selo Lecture features Lawrence D. Bobo, PhD presenting his talk of “Understanding ‘No Special Favors’: A Quantitative and Qualitative Mapping of the Meaning of Modern Racial Resentment.”
Dr. Bobo is the W.E.B. DuBois Professor and Dean of the Social Sciences at Harvard University. He is co-author of the award-winning book Racial Attitudes in America: Trends and Interpretations and senior editor of Prismatic Metropolis: Inequality in Los Angeles. His most recent book, Prejudice in Politics: Group Position, Public Opinion and the Wisconsin Treaty Rights Dispute, was a finalist for the 2007 C. Wright Mills Award.
The event is sponsored by UNC Race Workshop, Institute for African American Research, Dean’s Office for Diversity Initiatives (College of Arts and Sciences), Initiative for Minority Excellence, Diversity and Student Success (The Graduate School), Carolina Seminar Series, Department of Sociology, Department of Political Science and Department of Psychology and Neuroscience.