A Conversation on Race with Dr. Tyrone Forman

Deliberate Indifference?  Racial Apathy & the Changing Face of Prejudice

Friday, February 7, 2014 at 3:00 pm

Michigan Room, FCS

Tyrone Forman is the Vice Provost for Diversity and Senior Advisor to the Chancellor at the University of Illinois-Chicago. His scholarly interests include the study of intergroup prejudice and discrimination, comparative race and ethnic relations, public opinion of American youth, and health & well-being. 

Dr. Forman received his B.A. degree from Vassar College, his M.A. degree from Northwestern University, and his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. 

Dr. Forman’s work has appeared in a number of leading social science journals including: Social Problems, Journal of Health and Social Behavior, Discourse and Society, Du Bois Review, Youth and Society, and the American Journal of Sociology. His research has received financial support from the Russell Sage Foundation, the Fletcher Foundation, the National Science Foundation, and the National Institutes of Health. He is the recipient of several national awards including the 2012 Oliver Cromwell Cox Award from the American Sociological Association for best article on race and ethnicity published in the past three years and a 2011-12 fellowship at Stanford University’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. Forman was also recently named one of the “20 People to Watch in 2013” by a local Atlanta magazine. He is the Book Review Editor for the DuBois Review: Social Science Research on Race and also serves on the editorial board of Social Problems.  

Please join the University of Michigan-Dearborn in welcoming Dr. Tyrone Forman, noted educator and scholar to our campus. 

This event is sponsored by the Office for the Chancellor, and the Office for Student Engagement.  This event is free and open to the public. 

For more information on this and future diversity related events, please contact the Office for Student Engagement via phone at 313.593.5390.

The University of Michigan-Dearborn does not necessarily endorse speakers' views.