Kirwan Institute’s New Interim Executive Director

We are pleased to advise you that Arthur R. James, MD, associate professor-clinical, in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has accepted our offer to serve as the interim executive director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity. Subject to approval by the Board of Trustees, his appointment is effective May 1, … Continue reading »

Kirwan Institute’s New Interim Executive Director

A New Report Challenges “Race as Risk” in Housing

A new report from the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity argues that implicit bias manifests in the housing and lending markets partly due to a historical and deeply rooted association between race and risk. The report examines how historical and structural racism affects racial disparities in housing and credit outcomes today. … Continue reading »

A New Report Challenges “Race as Risk” in Housing

Free To Ride: Columbus Premiere April 12th

The Fight for a Route Across the Hidden Boundaries of Privilege Wednesday, April 12, 2017 6:00pm Gateway Film Center 1550 N High Street | Columbus, OH 43201 Purchase Tickets The Kirwan Institute’s upcoming feature-length documentary film, Free To Ride, will make its Columbus premiere as part of the Gateway Film Center’s Ohio Grown Series on … Continue reading »

Sharon Davies Named Spelman College Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

ATLANTA (February 14, 2017) — Sharon Davies has been appointed provost and vice president of academic affairs at Spelman College, effective June 1, 2017. As chief academic officer, Davies will serve as a key member of Spelman’s senior leadership team and have a pivotal role in assuring the execution of the College’s new strategic plan … Continue reading »

Sharon Davies Named Spelman College Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Kirwan Hosted a Community Conversation Around Race and Opportunity

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation, together with more than 130 organizations committed to its Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation enterprise, lead a National Day of Racial Healing on Jan. 17, 2017. This bold call to action—held just days before the inauguration of President Trump — was initiated as a response to the contentious rhetoric, hate crimes … Continue reading »