PRSS was awarded a Fels Policy Research Initiative Grant to support the Spring 2018 Symposium on the Global Impacts of Race and Science.
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.
PRSS Director, Dorothy Roberts, was elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
PRSS member, Sarah Tishkoff, has published research showing how "genes for skin color rebut dated notiions of race."
PRSS received an inaugural Dean’s Integrative Global Inquiries Fund Award from the School of Arts and Sciences to support the upcoming (April 2018) International Symposium on Race, Science, a