Aaron Bekemeyer, a lecturer in modern U.S. history at Harvard University, will present “What Is Accountability? A History of Philadelphia's Police Advisory Board,” at the next Conversations on Race and Policing on Oct. 5 on Zoom.
“Indian Boarding Schools: Assemblymember James Ramos in Conversation with Robert Levi Jr. and Dr. Daisy Ocampo,” is the title of the next program in the ongoing series. It will be presented at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, on Zoom.
Zachary Powell, CSUSB assistant professor of criminal justice, will present “Police Reform and Federal Consent Decrees” at the next Conversations on Race and Policing event at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, on Zoom.
Victor Shih, an associate professor from UC San Diego and an expert in the elite politics of China, will present “Coalitions of the Weak: Elite Politics in China from Mao’s Stratagem to the Rise of Xi,” on Sept. 19 on Zoom. The program is free and open to the public.
The presentation, “Policing Proof: Korryn Gaines, Body Cameras, and Anti-Blackness as a Scene,” by Joshua Aiken will take place at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, on Zoom.
Mary Texeira (sociology) discussed the return of the Conversations on Race and Policing series, and art and design faculty members Taylor Moon and Rob Ray will open exhibitions at RAFFMA later this week.
The series, which began in response to the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, begins the 2022-23 academic year with the screening of the PBS Frontline documentary, “Police on Trial,” followed by discussion. The conversation is set for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7.
Meredith Conroy (political science), Zachary Powell (criminal justice), Jeremy Murray (history) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) were mentioned in recent news coverage.
University President Tomás D. Morales said Jeremy Murray was named the Outstanding Faculty Advisor in recognition of “his passion, commitment and dedication to student success and providing career and life guidance.”