Type: Public event

Racial foundations of criminal justice policy


Dr. Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve

Date & time

Sep 28, 2021, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT


This is a Virtual Event.

Racial Foundations of Public Policy is a fall 2021 virtual speaker series that focuses on the historical roots and impact of race in shaping public policy as both a disciplinary field and as a course of action. The series will bring in renowned scholar-experts from across the country to be in conversation with Dr. Celeste Watkins-Hayes, director of the Center for Racial Justice at the Ford School of Public Policy. The series is open to all members of the University of Michigan community and the wider public.

Dr. Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve will join us virtually to discuss the racial foundations of criminal justice and public policy. Dr. Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology at Brown University. Professor Gonzalez Van Cleve focuses on theoretically innovating how the variable of race is treated within the field of criminal justice and the social sciences. Learn more about Dr. Gonzalez Van Cleve here. 

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