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Understanding Inequality Through an Intersectional Lens: The Case of Covid in the US

Professor Mary Romero (School of Social Transformation, Arizona State University) will discuss the complexities of social inequalities, looking at Covid in the US.

Professor Romero will be introduced by the Pro-Vice Chancellor, University Community and Engagement, Professor Kamal Munir. Following the lecture, the Q&A will be chaired by the University Race and Inclusion Champions Professor Esra Özyürek (Faculty of Divinity) and Dr Ali Meghji (Department of Sociology).

Professor Mary Romero is a renowned American sociologist who received multiple awards and honors for her work on social inequalities, including the Cox-Johnson-Frazier Award (2017), Latina/o Sociology Section Founders Award (2015), Julian Samora Distinguished Career Award (2012), the Section on Race and Ethnic Minorities Founder’s Award (2009), and the Study of Social Problems Lee Founders Award (2004). Professor Romero served as the 110th President of the American Sociological Association and was selected as the 2021 Sociologists for Women in Society Distinguished Feminist Lecturer. Professor Romero is the author of 'Introducing Intersectionality' (Polity Press, 2018), 'The Maid’s Daughter: Inside and Outside the American Dream' (NYU, 2011), 'Maid in the U.S.A.' (NYU, 1992) and numerous articles in social science and law journals.

Thursday, 28 October, 2021 - 17:30 to 18:30
Online event

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