NPR news show “1A” interviewed Amanda Lewis, director of IRRPP and professor of African American studies and Sociology, and David Stovall, professor of African American studies and Educational Policy studies as part of a roundtable discussion examining racial inequities in education and the Starz network miniseries “America to Me,” which focuses on Oak Park River Forest High School. Also part of the discussion was Steve James, documentarian and director of “America to Me” and Charles Donalson, a recent OPRF graduate. Listen here.
The purpose of this competition is to support research on race, ethnicity, and public policy by UIC doctoral students. This grant is part of IRRPP’s Future Professoriate Program, and is open to ABD graduate students. Find out more, including application forms, here.