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Speaker Series-Undergraduate Discussion: Dr. Debra Thompson at the UO!

The Department of Political Science and the Wayne Morse Center’s Program on Democratic Engagement and Governance invite you to an open discussion for undergraduate students with Dr. Debra Thompson, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Northwestern University. Join us on November 18 in PLC 905 from 3:15 – 4:15 for the opportunity to talk with an expert on the relationships among race, the state, and public policy!


As a political scientist with strong interdisciplinary orientations, Dr. Thompson’s teaching and research interests focus on the relationships among race, the state, and public policy. Her first monograph, The Schematic State: Race, Transnationalism, and the Politics of the Census (Cambridge University Press, 2016) is a study of the political development of racial classifications on the national censuses of the United States, Canada, and Great Britain. Her first monograph, The Schematic State: Race, Transnationalism, and the Politics of the Census (Cambridge University Press, 2016) is a study of the political development of racial classifications on the national censuses of the United States, Canada, and Great Britain. Dr. Thompson is currently working on a book project that explores the Black Lives Matter movement through the lens of American exceptionalism. Dr. Thompson is currently working on a book project that explores the Black Lives Matter movement through the lens of American exceptionalism.

This is an informal discussion without a presentation–just an opportunity to interact. Come by, ask questions, and talk with a political scientist!PSEVNT_thompson

Dr. Debra Thompson is Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Northwestern University with strong interdisciplinary orientations. Her first monograph, ‘The Schematic State: Race, Transnationalism, and the Politics of the Census’ (Cambridge University Press, 2016) is a study of the political development of racial classifications on the national censuses of the United States, Canada, and Great Britain. Dr. Thompson is currently working on a book project that explores the Black Lives Matter movement through the lens of American exceptionalism.

 

Sponsored by the Department of Political Science, the Foster Political Science Speaker Series Fund, and the Wayne Morse Center’s Program on Democratic Engagement and Governance.



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