The Catherine McLaughlin Hakim Lecture Series Presents David Cunningham, Ph.D.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 4:30pm
Janet M. Daley Library Lecture Hall Cardinal Cushing Library, Emmanuel College, 400 Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Join the Emmanuel College community for the Hakim Lecture Series: "Truth, Justice, and the Ku Klux Klan" presented by David Cunningham, Ph.D.
Reception to follow in the Fenway Room.
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David Cunningham is Professor and Chair of Sociology and the Director of the Social Justice & Social Policy Program at Brandeis University.
His current research, focused on the causes, consequences and legacy of racial violence, is supported by the National Science Foundation, the Spencer Foundation and the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation.
His latest book, Klansville, U.S.A.: The Rise and Fall of the Civil Rights-Era Ku Klux Klan, was published last year by Oxford University Press. Over the past decade, he also has worked as an advisor to the Greensboro (N.C.) Truth and Reconciliation Commission as well as the Mississippi Truth Project, a statewide effort to clarify racial history in Mississippi between 1945 and 1975, and served as an expert witness in several related court cases.
A recipient of Brandeis’ Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer '69 and Joseph Neubauer Prize for Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring, he currently directs "Civil Rights and Educational Equity in the U.S.," an intensive field-based program centered on students’ original archival and interview research in Boston and Jackson, Mississippi.