Professor Dorothy Roberts delivered the closing plenary address at the 48th Annual Conference of the Association of Black Sociologists.
The Program on Race, Science and Society (PRSS) is an initiative at the University of Pennsylvania devoted to transformative and interdisciplinary approaches to the role of race in scientific research and biotechnological innovations, aiming both to promote social justice and to dispel the myth that race is a natural division of human beings.
At the 2018 American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Professor Dorothy Roberts organized, presided over, and served as discussant for the August 14 session "Feeling Race in Our Genes."
OMNIA, a publication of Penn Arts & Sciences, reported on the PRSS Spring 2018 symposium, "Ordering the Human: Global Science and Racial Reason."
University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann recently released a statement on Penn's connections to slavery.