Events

Presenters:

David R. Williams, Ph.D.; Florence Sprague Norman and Laura Smart Norman
Professor of Public Health (Harvard School of Public Health); and Professor of African and African American Studies (Harvard University)

Event Date(s):
March 5, 2013 1:15 pm- 2:15 pm
| 1:15pm to 2:15pm
Location:
Campus Center, Reading Room
Description:

Dr. David R. Williams is internationally recognized as a leading social scientist, enhancing the understanding of the complex ways in which race, racial discrimination, socioeconomic status and religious involvement can affect physical and mental health. The Everyday Discrimination scale that he developed is currently one of the most widely used measures. He is the author of more than 300 scholarly papers in scientific journals and edited collections and has played a visible, national leadership role in raising awareness levels of the problem of health disparities.