“Diversity from Within: A Descriptive Portrait of Millennial Black Elites.”

Dr. Camille Z. Charles

Friday, March 22nd from 2:00pm-3:30pm

115 Purnell Hall

Camille Zubrinsky Charles is Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Social Sciences in the Department of Sociology, Graduate School of Education, and the Center for Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of Won’t You Be My Neighbor: Race, Class and Residence in Los Angeles (Russell Sage, Fall 2006), which class- and race-based explanations for persisting residential segregation by race. She is also co-author of The Source of the River: The Social Origins of Freshmen at America’s Selective Colleges and Universities (2003, Princeton University Press). More recently, she is co-author of Taming the River: Negotiating the Academic, Financial, and Social Currents in Selective Colleges and Universities (co-authored with Douglas S. Massey and colleagues; Princeton University Press), the second in a series based the National Longitudinal Survey of Freshmen, and “Race in the American Mind: From the Moynihan Report to the Obama Candidacy” (co-authored with Lawrence Bobo).