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Local Political Geography and Institutionalized Racial Inequality

  • 10/23/2013 | 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Location: Searles Science Building, Room 315
  • Event Type: Lecture

Local Political Geography and Institutionalized Racial InequalityDr. Allan Parnell will discuss the work he and his non-profit (Cedar Grove Institute) has done in challenging social inequities using GIS and census data. 

Dr. Parnell is a demographer who runs a non-profit demographer who runs a non-profit firm in North Carolina (Cedar Grove Institute); website: http://www.cedargroveinst.org/.  He and his group do research and analyses to provide support for legal cases involving civil rights, predatory lending, segregation in schools, institutionalized discrimination and community economic development.
 
Sponsored by the Department of Sociology/Anthropology, the Environmental Studies Program, the McKeen Center, and Lectures and Concerts.