Origins of the New Black Elite
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Kristen de Groot covers several subject areas in the School of Arts & Sciences including Political Science, History, Economics, East Asian Languages, Germanic Languages and Literature, Russian & East European Studies, and International Studies, the Penn in Washington Program, the Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy, Think Tanks & Civil Societies, Penn Opinion Research & Election Studies (PORES), the McNeil Center for Early American Studies, Penn Institute for Economic Research, the Center for Study of Contemporary China and Center for East Asian Studies, the Christopher H. Browne Center for International Politics, Fels Institute for Government, and the Center for Ethnicity Race and Immigration. She also covers Penn Global’s Research and Engagement Fund, the SNF Paideia Program, and Perry World House.
Perry World House’s Global Shifts Colloquium looked at how islands can protect their people, build resilient communities, and safeguard their environment in the climate crisis.
Justice Goodwin Liu of the California Supreme Court offered his take on implicit and structural bias during the Provost’s Lecture on Diversity and the Owen J. Roberts Lecture in Constitutional Law.
At the 2022 Silfen Forum, Penn Interim President Wendell Pritchett chatted with filmmaker Ken Burns about his new two-part documentary on Benjamin Franklin.
The former U.S. national security adviser was on campus as part of a series of speaker events that promote the free expression of differing views and provide a forum for civil dialogue across the political divide.
The student-led group Penn for Refugee Empowerment offers tutoring and helps refugee-resettlement organizations with after-school programming, child care, home setup, and event assistance.
Political scientist Marc Meredith shares his thoughts on redistricting, turnout, and races to watch.
As winners of the 2021 President’s Engagement Prize, Carson Eckhard, Natalia Rommen, and Sarah Simon provide hope for wrongfully convicted people and a roadmap for inmates set for release.
Penn Law’s Tobias Wolff discusses the Florida “Don’t Say Gay” bill and a Texas directive on transgender children.
Two years after the pandemic forced Penn Abroad to brings students home, trips are back on and a busier-than-normal abroad schedule is coming in fall 2022.
When Sam Finkelman’s yearlong research trip to Russia, Hungary, and Ukraine was interrupted by war, he went into action.