pine knoll drive
Spring Social Justice Speaker Series brings you another amazing talk.
When: Monday, March 11th, 6pm
Where: SBS, Room 111
Dorceta Taylor is an Associate Professor of Environmental Sociology University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment Center for Afroamerican and African Studies Program Director, MELDI. Her research interests include urban agriculture and food security; green jobs; social movement analysis; environmental justice; leisure and natural resource use; poverty; and race, gender, and ethnic relations. Her current research includes an assessment of the urban food deserts in Michigan and other Midwestern states. Other recent research activities have included an analysis of the green jobs sector, and four national studies of racial and gender diversity in the environmental field. Taylor’s 2009 book, The Environment and the People in American Cities, is an award-winning urban environmental history book. She completed an edited volume in 2010 entitled, Environment and Social Justice: An International Perspective. She also just completed a book that will be published in 2013 entitled, Why Don’t They Move? Race, Space, Residential Mobility, and Environmental Hazards.