Social Science of Identity and Prejudice — Professor Lawrence Bobo, “Understanding No Special Favors: Mapping the Meaning of Racial Resentment”

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Please join Harvard sociologist Lawrence Bobo for a special guest lecture, “Understanding No Special Favors: Mapping the Meaning of Racial Resentment.” This speaker series grows out of the recommendations of the 2018 Faculty and Student Working Group on Diversity and Inclusion. It also forms the core of Professor Joe Bankman’s year-long course, The Social Science of Identity and Prejudice. Lectures are open to all members of the Stanford community.

Speaker bio: Lawrence D. Bobo is the W. E. B. Du Bois Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard University where he holds appointments in the Department of Sociology and the Department of African and African American Studies. He has held tenured appointments at the University of Wisconsin, UCLA, and Stanford where he was Director of the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity. His most recent book, Prejudice in Politics: Group Position, Public Opinion, and the Wisconsin Treaty Rights Dispute (with M. Tuan), was a finalist for the 2007 C. Wright Mills Award. In 2012, he was awarded the Cooley-Mead lifetime achievement award for distinguished scholarship from the Social Psychology Section of the American Sociological Association.


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