About the Event
History reflects how environmental injustices are related to social dynamics such as racism, classism, and gender discrimination. Please join us for a conversation surrounding the racial and socio-economic dimensions of exposure to environmental hazards in the United States.
About Dorceta Taylor
Dr. Dorceta Taylor is a professor at the Yale School for the Environment. She previously served as professor of environmental sociology at the University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS) for 27 years. She was the James E. Crowfoot Collegiate Chair and the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at SEAS. She also held a joint appointment with the Program in the Environment. Dr. Taylor is the former Field of Studies Coordinator for SEAS’ Environmental Justice Program and a past Chair of the American Sociological Association’s Environment and Technology Section.
Wednesday, February 16
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM ET