The Center for Race and Public Education in the South
The Center for Race and Public Education in the South (CRPES) conducts and supports empirical research on a variety of issues that lie at the intersection of race, education, and schooling in the southern United States. CRPES advances research that illuminates the causes, consequences, and potential means of ameliorating disparities in African American youth's educational experiences and achievement. This interdisciplinary center will bring together education scholars from history, psychology, philosophy, and sociology to investigate the many facets of these disparities. Learn more about our work on our About page.
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The Latest from CRPES
Majoring in STEM: A Pipeline for Careers in Social Justice?
Dr. Juan Garibay is studying how STEM programs are promoting their degree programs to students interested in social justice.Read More
Robert Berry Named Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Robert Q. Berry, III has been appointed the associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion.Read More
- UVA Helps Educators Wrestle With How to Appropriately Teach Current Events
- Doctoral Students Win Award for Creating Writing Group for Black Scholars at UVA
- Majoring in STEM: A Pipeline for Careers in Social Justice?
- ‘Teachers in the Movement’ Goes Virtual, Links Civil Rights to Black Lives Matter
- UVA and Charlottesville City Schools Partner to Host Virtual Freedom School
- Q&A: How Developing Moral Reasoning in Youth Helps Create a Better Democracy
- PrezFest 2019: Educating for Democracy and Social Justice
- Ph.D. Candidate Profile: Hunter Holt
- Video: Re-envisioning Race and Education in the New South
- Virginia Teachers Talk Civil Rights and Social Justice at Inaugural Institute
- Alridge and Nimax Honored as Leaders, Community-Builders in Equity Efforts
- Professor Derrick P. Alridge: Charlottesville Was Latest Battlefield in the Long Struggle for Equality
- Q&A: Exploring the Intersection of Race, Education and the American South
- Curry's Valerie Adams-Bass Writes About Youth Civic Engagement for Penn Humanities Council
- Curry Professor Examines Role of Media Stereotypes in Youth Development
- Q&A: We Need to Talk About Race to Understand Positive Youth Development
In The Media
The Daily Progress
Charlottesville Freedom School highlighted in "Freedom School gave area students a voice on issues this summer".Read More
Dr. Johari Harris co-authors article entitled "'Sometimes I Wish I Was a Girl, ’Cause They Do Shit Like Cry': An Exploration Into Black Boys’ Thinking About Emotions".Read More
Online Forum: Black Perspectives
Dr. Alridge pens article entitled "On Education and African American Intellectual History" in online forum entitled "What is African American Intellectual History?".Read More
Op-Ed: Richmond Times Dispatch
Professor Derrick Alridge highlighted in Richmond Times Dispatch with op-ed "Charlottesville was latest battlefield in the long struggle for equality".Read More
Professor Derrick Alridge pens blog post entitled "We Cannot Go Another Month Without Teachers Knowing Black History".Read More