The Center for Research on Families welcomes Jose Blackorby PhD, Senior Director of Research and Development CAST Inc., who will present a talk titled Universal Design For Learning 2017: A Framework Grows Up.
In his talk, Dr Blackorby will describe the current status of Universal Design for Learning policy, practice, research and implementation, as well as new challenges the field faces that come with growth.
John Prendergast, human rights activist and best-selling author who has focused on peace in Africa for over thirty years, will present a talk titled Stopping Genocide and Mass Atrocities by Stopping the War Profiteers
This talk has been canceled and may be rescheduled at a later date.
Dr. Amilcar Shabazz, Professor in the W. E. B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies here at UMass, will present a talk which is TBD.
Dr. Shabazz’s recent work focuses on mass media and the civil rights and black power movements, and the future of the higher education of African Americans in the wake of anti-affirmative action litigation.
Brett Stoudt PhD, Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department at the City University of New York wi. present a talk titled Researching at the community-university borderlands: Using public science to study policing in the South Bronx.
Dr. Stoudt conducts research on the social psychology of privilege and oppression as well as aggressive and discriminatory policing practices.