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Sociology Colloquium: Professional Work in a “Post-Racial” Era

Date: Mon. October 25th, 2021, 10:30 am-12:00 pm
Location: Mandel Community Studies Center, Room 115

On Monday, October 25, 2021, the Department of Sociology will host the fall colloquium in person. Professor Adia Harvey Wingfield will deliver her lecture, Professional Work in a “Post-Racial” Era: Black Health Care Workers in the New Economy, at 10:30 AM in the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Community Studies Center, Room 115. Professor Wingfield is the Mary Tileston Hemenway Professor of Arts & Sciences and Vice Dean for Faculty Development and Diversity at Washington University in St. Louis. Her research examines how racial and gender inequality persists in professional occupations. Please RSVP to Michelle Corcoran.

Professor Wingfield will meet with doctoral students from 2 to 3 pm on Monday in Mather Memorial, Room 201. She will be available for individual meetings between 3:15 to 5 pm. While sociology faculty will have priority for these time slots, students may request an individual meeting with Professor Wingfield. Please submit your available times to Lisa Havemann by Wednesday, October 20, 2021, by 4:30 pm.

Professor Winfield has served as President of both Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) and the Southern Sociological Society (SSS), and is an elected member of the Sociological Research Association. She is the author of two award winning books: No More Invisible Man: Race and Gender in Men’s Work and Flatlining: Race, Work, and Health Care in the New Economy. In addition to her academic scholarship, Professor Wingfield writes regularly for mainstream outlets including SlateThe AtlanticVox, and Harvard Business Review.

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