Lisa García Bedolla

Lisa García Bedolla

Professor of education, dean of the Graduate Division

Areas of expertise: the causes of educational and political inequalities in the United States; voter engagement and organizing, in particular among low-income communities of color.

Ian Haney Lopez

Ian Haney Lopez

Director, Racial Politics Project, Haas Institute For A Fair And Inclusive Society Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor Of Public Law Director, Racial Politics Project, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society; Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Public Law

race and constitutional law, civil rights, 'dog-whistle' politics, communication

john a. powell

john a. powell

Professor of Law and of African American Studies, Director of Othering and Belonging Institute

Civil rights, racism, poverty, inequality, democracy.

Michael  Reich

Michael Reich

professor of economics and co-chair of the Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics at the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE).

Director of IRLE from 2004-2015. Research publications cover numerous areas of labor economics and political economy, including the economics of racial inequality; historical stages in U.S. labor markets; high performance workplaces; union-management cooperation; and living wages and minimum wages.

Race and Ethnicity

Adrian Aguilera

Adrian Aguilera

Associate professor of social welfare

Mental health, psychiatric disorders, telehealth, mobile mental health services, healthcare for underserved populations, Spanish-speaking services

Linda Burton

Linda Burton

Dean of the School of Social Welfare

Poverty and child welfare in rural and urban U.S., welfare reform, intergenerational family structures, social determinants of health, ethnography

Catherine Ceniza Choy

Catherine Ceniza Choy

Professor of Ethnic Studies

U.S. global presence in Asian countries, Asian migrations to the United States, impact of trans-Pacific migration on American and Asian societies, Asian stereotypes, Filipino history, Filipinos in U.S. nursing.

Jack Glaser

Jack Glaser

Professor

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).

Philip Kan Gotanda

Philip Kan Gotanda

Professor of theater, dance and performance studies

Theater, playwriting, Asian American, Japanese American, cross-cultural, indie film

Samuel Lucas

Samuel Lucas

Professor of sociology

Expertise: sociology of education, testing, statistical analysis, racial inequality, alternatives to securing racial diversity and their limitations.

Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton

Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton

Professor of psychology

Expertise: Cross-race relations, stigma, prejudice, education.

Stephen Menendian

Stephen Menendian

Assistant director, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

Expertise: Diversity and inclusion, immigration, civil rights, LGBT issues, race relations.

Michael  Omi

Michael Omi

Associate professor of ethnic studies

Expertise: ethnic diversification of California, census and the multiracial population, the undercount, impact of the census on federal money in the states, construction of racial categories.

john a. powell

john a. powell

Professor of Law and of African American Studies, Director of Othering and Belonging Institute

Civil rights, racism, poverty, inequality, democracy.

Russell Robinson

Russell Robinson

Professor of law, faculty director, Center on Race, Sexuality and Culture

Expertise: Discrimination law, race, gender, LGBT legal issues, sexuality and culture.

Tina Sacks

Tina Sacks

Assistant professor of social welfare

Racial inequities in health care, social determinants of health, race, class and gender and poverty and inequality.

Jeremy Adam Smith

Jeremy Adam Smith

Editor, Greater Good Science Center

Expertise: Parenting, education, cross-race relations, segregation.

Ula Taylor

Ula Taylor

Professor and chair of African American Studies

Expertise: Black nationalism, civil rights movement, Black Panther Party, black feminist theory.

Brandi Wilkins Catanese

Brandi Wilkins Catanese

Professor of African American Studies, associate professor of Theater, Dance and Performance Studiees

Expertise: African American theater, political theater, popular culture, race, gender.

Frank C. Worrell

Frank C. Worrell

Professor in the Graduate School of Education

Areas of expertise: academic talent development/gifted education, at-risk youth, cultural identities, achievement, race and schools, diversity, teacher effectiveness, African-American education.

Religion

Daniel Boyarin

Daniel Boyarin

Professor of Near Eastern Studies and of Rhetoric

Judaism, Christianity, Talmud, sexuality, queer history.

Mike Hout

Mike Hout

Professor emeritus of sociology and demography

Expertise: Socio-economic class, demographics, inequality, politics of religion.

LGBTQI

Paola Bacchetta

Paola Bacchetta

Professor of Gender and Women's Studies

Expertise: Gender, feminist theory, queer theory, social movements.

Daniel Boyarin

Daniel Boyarin

Professor of Near Eastern Studies and of Rhetoric

Judaism, Christianity, Talmud, sexuality, queer history.

Catherine Gallagher

Catherine Gallagher

Professor Emerita of English literature

19th-century British literature, gender and sexuality studies, narrative and the novel

Stephen Menendian

Stephen Menendian

Assistant director, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

Expertise: Diversity and inclusion, immigration, civil rights, LGBT issues, race relations.

Russell Robinson

Russell Robinson

Professor of law, faculty director, Center on Race, Sexuality and Culture

Expertise: Discrimination law, race, gender, LGBT legal issues, sexuality and culture.