The Welling Professorship Lecture by Lawrence D. Bobo, Ph.D.
“Post Racialism: The Racial Divide in the Age of Obama”
Lawrence D. Bobo is the W. E. B. Du Bois Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard University. He holds appointments in the Department of Sociology and the Department of African and African American Studies. His research focuses on the intersection of social inequality, politics, and race. He is a founding editor of the Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race and co-author of the award winning book Racial Attitudes in America: Trends and Interpretations. 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. Professor Bobo is an elected member of the National Academy of Science as well as a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He was a Guggenheim Fellow, an Alphonse M. Fletcher Sr. Fellow, a Fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, and a Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Scholar.
When: Thursday, April 28th, 7:00 pm
Where: The George Washington University
Jack Morton Auditorium
805 21st Street, NW
This event is organized by the Department of Sociology in GWU’s Columbian College of Arts and Sciences. The event is free and open to the public.