Visiting Speakers  Fall 2017

Monica C. Bell

Associate Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Monica Bell is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Her areas of expertise include poverty and welfare law, criminal justice (especially policing and reentry), housing, race and the law, qualitative...

Sara Bennett

Defense Attorney/ Photographer

Sara Bennett has been a public defender specializing in battered women and the wrongly convicted, book author (The Case Against Homework), anti-homework advocate...

Susan Castagnetto

Coordinator, Intercollegiate Women's Studies of The Claremont Colleges

Susan Castagnetto is Coordinator of the Intercollegiate Feminist Center for Teaching, Research & Engagement at The Claremont Colleges.

Elizabeth Hinton

Assistant Professor of History and of African and African American Studies, Harvard University

Elizabeth Hinton is Assistant Professor in the Departments of History and African and African American Studies at Harvard University.

Julilly Kohler-Hausmann

Assistant Professor, Cornell Univeristy

Julilly Kohler-Hausmann is currently an assistant professor in the history department at Cornell University. She specializes in United States political and social history...

Kelly Lytle Hernández

Assistant Professor of History, University of California, Los Angeles

Kelly Lytle Hernández is an associate professor of history at UCLA. Her book, MIGRA! A History of the U.S. Border Patrol, chronicles the rise of the U.S. Border Patrol in...

Reuben J Miller

Assistant Professor of Social Work, University of Michigan

Reuben Jonathan Miller is an Assistant Professor of Social Work and in the Department of Afro American and African Studies at the University of Michigan.

Donna Murch

Associate Professor of History, Rutgers University

Donna Murch is associate professor of history at Rutgers University.

Claudia Rankine


Born in Kingston, Jamaica, poet Claudia Rankine earned a BA at Williams College and an MFA at Columbia University. Rankine has published several collections of poetry,...

Emily Ryo

Assistant Professor of Law and Sociology, Gould School of Law

Emily Ryo is an assistant professor of law and sociology at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law.