In addition to examining the experiences of marginalized communities in the U.S. and beyond, students explore race and ethnicity as active social, political, historical and cultural processes and use race and ethnicity as categories of analysis across time and space.
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Preparing for active citizenship in a diverse, global society.

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Choose among a major, minor and emphasis in Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies, plus a variety of affiliated minors.

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News

Professor Max Krochmal Receives Award from Organization of American Historians
Max Krochmal, associate professor of history and director of Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies, has received the Frederick Jackson Turner Award for...
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Emily Farris, assistant professor of political science
Assistant Professor Finds Sheriffs to be Enthusiastic About Enforcing U.S. Immigration Law
Emily Farris, assistant professor of political science Emily Farris, assistant professor of political science, co-authored with Mirya Holman (Tulane U...
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Professor Komla Aggor wins Carnegie Fellowship
Professor Komla Aggor has been awarded a fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP) to travel to Ghana and work with the U...
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Melanie Harris awarded ACE Fellowship
The American Council on Education has awarded Melanie Harris a 2017-18 ACE Fellowship. The ACE Fellows Program is the longest-running leadership devel...
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Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies Program to Launch this Spring
Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies, commonly referred to as CRES, is an interdisciplinary initiative aimed at establishing the study of diverse cultu...
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