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Areas of expertise: Social psychology; criminal justice, including police "implicit bias" and police reform; political psychology; stereotyping; prejudice and discrimination. Author of "Suspect Race: Causes & Consequences of Racial Profiling" (Oxford University Press, 2014).
Dr. Rohini Haar
Research Fellow at Berkeley Law's Human Rights Center, lecturer at School of Public Health, emergency room doctor
Crowd-control weapons (such as tear gas, rubber bullets) and their effects on physical and mental health, violations of free speech and assembly, protection of health workers and health services.
Associate Professor of Public Health, Associate Director of Othering and Belonging Institute
Research centers on racialized disparities in health outcomes, spanning topics as varied as images of drugs and violence in rap music, police violence, drinking and drug use patterns, social movements, and the impact of corporate targeting and marketing on popular culture among African American youth.
Director, Food Labor Research Center
restaurant workers, inequality, working poor
Professor of African American Studies
Her areas of expertise include urban ethnography, urban sociology, race and ethnic relations and criminology and criminal justice, with a special emphasis on the intersection of race, gender, and justice.
Assistant Professor of Social Welfare
Behavioral health and prevention/intervention, community, organizational and policy development, health and healthcare disparities, race/class/gender, criminal justice organization and policy, legal consciousness among underserved community members, legal epidemiology, and privatization of healthcare and supervision in underserved communities
Michael Mark Cohen
Associate Professor of African American Studies and African Diaspora Studies
Expert in cultural and political history of the United States from the Civil War to the present. Teaching Areas: US Cultural History from the Civil War to the Present; Work and Labor History; World War II; Race, class and American popular culture; Cultural Studies and Marxist Theory; Drugs and Alcohol in US History
Lance Robbins Professor of Criminal Justice Law
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Areas of expertise: criminal law, sociology of law. Author of "Poor Discipline: Parole and the Social Control of the Underclass" (University of Chicago 1993); "Governing through Crime: How the War on Crime Transformed American Democracy and Created a Culture of Fear" (Oxford University Press 2007); and "Mass Incarceration on Trial: A Remarkable Court Decision and the Future of Prisons in America" (New Press 2014).