This Week in Core presents “Racism, Health Disparities, and the Pandemic” on Wednesday, Nov. 18.

Lecture participants include:

  • Michael Paris (JD Columbia Law School; PhD, Politics, Brandeis University). Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science and Global Affairs. Pre-Law Advisor for the College.
  • Dr. Paul Archibald, Assistant Professor of Social Work. Morgan State University, 2000-2010, DPH. University of Maryland Baltimore County, 1990-1993, Master of Arts, Applied Sociology, 1993
  • Keith Rogers, MSW student. Counselor/Senior Success Coach at Good Shepherd Services in Brooklyn, East New York, and Co-Founder of Let’s Heal, a mental health service non-profit:
  • Sarolta Takács, Dean, Division of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Saadia Toor, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology/WGS. Faculty, Center for the Study of Women and Society, The Graduate Center, CUNY
  • Marcus C. Tye, Dean, School of Health Sciences

This lecture includes the following:

-a 14 minute pre-panel presentation highlighting health inequities and addressing some common questions on the pandemic and vaccine efficacy that students submitted

-a 56-minute panel discussion with faculty and students addressing themes raised by student questions and the topic of racism, health disparities, and the pandemic

Access the lecture online

Accompanying PowerPoint:  This lecture also includes an accompanying PowerPoint presentation, which is available via email upon request: .

The Core 100 Program would like to thank Marcus Tye, Dean of Health Sciences, for organizing a team of faculty from a diverse field of academic disciplines to participate in the presentation of this week’s Core lecture. Many thanks also to the participating faculty and students who made this lecture possible.

By the Division of Academic Affairs