Talking About Race
Marybeth Gasman is the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Endowed Chair in Education, a Distinguished Professor, and the Associate Dean for Research in the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers University. She also serves as the Executive Director of the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Institute for Leadership, Equity & Justice and as the Executive Director of the Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions. Marybeth’s areas of expertise include the history of American higher education, Minority Serving Institutions (with an emphasis on Historically Black Colleges and Universities), racism and diversity, fundraising and philanthropy, and higher education leadership. She is the author or editor of 30 books, including Educating a Diverse Nation(Harvard University Press, 2015 with Clif Conrad),Envisioning Black Colleges(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007),Making Black Scientists(Harvard University Press, 2019 with Thai-HuyNguyen), and her forthcoming book Doing the Right Thing: How to End Systemic Racism in Faculty Hiring (Princeton University, 2022). Marybeth has written over 250 peer-reviewed articles, scholarly essays, and book chapters, has penned over 450 opinion articles for the nation’s newspapers and magazines and is ranked by Education Week as one of the most influential education scholars in the nation. Join Stacey DeWitt as she explores with Marybeth their respective roles in the work of disrupting inequities, challenges faced, and why conscious conversations on race are critical to building a better future for everyone.
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