Join CURE on Dec. 2 for “Diverging Space for Deviants: The Politics of Atlanta’s Public Housing”

Join the Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) on Thursday, December 2, 2021, for a seminar with Dr. Akira Drake Rodriguez, Assistant Professor for the University of Pennsylvania’s Weitzman School of Design. Dr. Rodriguez will present, “Diverging Space for Deviants: The Politics of Atlanta’s Public Housing.” This free event will take place on December 2 … Continue reading Join CURE on Dec. 2 for “Diverging Space for Deviants: The Politics of Atlanta’s Public Housing”

Join CURE Nov. 4 for “The Impact of Affirmative Action Litigation on Police Killings of Civilians”

Join the Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) on Thursday, November 4, 2021, for a seminar with Dr. Jamein P. Cunningham, Assistant Professor in the Department of Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University. Dr. Cunningham will present “The Impact of Affirmative Action Litigation on Police Killings of Civilians.” This free event will take place … Continue reading Join CURE Nov. 4 for “The Impact of Affirmative Action Litigation on Police Killings of Civilians”

Register Now for the Fourth Scarlet Scholar Lecture, Featuring Professor Patrick Rosal

Patrick Rosal, Professor of English, Co-Director of the Rutgers–Camden Institute for the Study of Global Racial Justice (ISGRJ), and a poet, will offer the Fourth Scarlet Scholar Series Lecture, “Race, Climate, and the Communal Imagination.”  Professor Rosal’s lecture will address how poetry prepared him to think about racial justice in the context of community and … Continue reading Register Now for the Fourth Scarlet Scholar Lecture, Featuring Professor Patrick Rosal

Health Sciences Speaker Series Continues Oct. 19

The Health Sciences Program will offer two virtual speaker events this October. On Tuesday, October 12, Dr. Irene Headen, Assistant Professor of Black Health from the Department of Community Health and Prevention at the Drexel Dornsife School of Public Health, will present “Structural Racism and Maternal Health: Unpacking Systems of Inequity Towards Action.” This event … Continue reading Health Sciences Speaker Series Continues Oct. 19

Registration is Open for the Oct. 7 CURE Seminar “Practicing Cooperation: Mutual Aid Beyond Capitalism”

Join the Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) on Thursday, October 7, 2021, for a seminar with Dr. Andrew Zitcer, Associate Professor at Drexel University. Dr. Zitcer will present, “Practicing Cooperation: Mutual Aid Beyond Capitalism.”  This free event will take place on October 7 from 12:30 p.m. – 1: 45 p.m. in the Campus … Continue reading Registration is Open for the Oct. 7 CURE Seminar “Practicing Cooperation: Mutual Aid Beyond Capitalism”

Public Affairs Ph.D. Graduate joins University of Toronto faculty

Rutgers–Camden Ph.D. in Public Affairs graduate Dr. Prentiss Dantzler joined the faculty at University of Toronto (UT) as an Assistant Professor of Sociology in 2021. Prior to joining UT, Dr. Dantzler held appointments in the Urban Studies Institute at Georgia State University and the Department of Sociology at Colorado College. Dr. Dantzler also served as … Continue reading Public Affairs Ph.D. Graduate joins University of Toronto faculty

Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

Congratulations to the following faculty members who received promotions and tenure appointments approved by the Board of Governors at a meeting on Wednesday, April 14: Department of Childhood Studies Dr. Meredith Bak – Associate Professor  Dr. Daniel Cook – Distinguished Professor Department of English and Communication  Dr. M.A. Rafey Habib – Distinguished Professor  Department of … Continue reading Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

CURE Will Host the Virtual Roundtable “Bandos, Symbolism, and Placemaking in Camden, New Jersey” on March 25

On Thursday, March 25, join the Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) for a virtual roundtable discussion, “Bandos, Symbolism, and Placemaking in Camden, New Jersey.”  Panelists will include Dr. Mercy Romero, Associate Professor of American Literature and American Studies at Sonoma State University; Rev. PJ Craig, Senior Pastor at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church of … Continue reading CURE Will Host the Virtual Roundtable “Bandos, Symbolism, and Placemaking in Camden, New Jersey” on March 25

Dr. Richard Harris, Professor Emeritus, to Present the Annual Baron Lecture on March 30

Dean Howard Marchitello and the Department of Political Science invite the community to attend the thirteenth annual presentation of the Jacob Abraham and Mildred Amelia Baron Lecture Series on Tuesday, March 30, at 12:45 p.m. Dr. Richard Harris, Professor Emeritus, will present “A House Divided: Nationalism and the Three-Faces of Legitimacy in America.”  Registration is … Continue reading Dr. Richard Harris, Professor Emeritus, to Present the Annual Baron Lecture on March 30

CURE Presents “After 2020: A New Beginning for Political Activism and Civic Engagement?” on March 4

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) will continue its spring series on Thursday, March 4, at 12:30 p.m. with the free panel discussion, “After 2020: A New Beginning for Political Activism and Civic Engagement?”  Panelists will discuss their research on voting trends, electoral rules, and the influence of race, gender, and ethnicity on political … Continue reading CURE Presents “After 2020: A New Beginning for Political Activism and Civic Engagement?” on March 4