Category: Featured Scholar

Sarah Gonzalez-Nahm, PhD

“My heritage motivates me to want to help people in whatever way I can.”

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Caryn Bell, PhD

“I want what I do to inform social justice efforts to address those social and cultural issues that lead to disparate outcomes.”

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Kimani Paul-Emile, JD, PhD

"As a social epidemiologist who examines the links between structural racism and racial health inequalities, I am particularly concerned about the lives (often truncated) and deaths (too often, violent) of Black women and men."

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Kelsie Okamura, PhD

“I noticed early on in my childhood that there was a disparity between some of the kids I grew up with because of the supports that were afforded to me versus some of the other families that were struggling.”

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Kevin Ahmaad Jenkins, PhD

"I am a survivor of violence and sexual assault, so that deeply motivates me to continue my work."

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Bethany M. (bee) Coston, PhD

"I am a survivor of violence and sexual assault, so that deeply motivates me to continue my work."

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Daheia Barr-Anderson, PhD

I want to better understand the factors that influence obesity in the African-American community. I don’t want to just have the conversation; I want to create action in these communities.

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Michelle Rogers, PhD

The same questions we had in the late ’90s and early 2000s about health data are being brought up again, but in a different way.

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Daphne C. Hernandez, PhD, MSEd

To me, research is like putting together a puzzle. Just when you think you have solved it, there is that one piece that just does not fit. You rework the puzzle and learn through the process.

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Erualdo González, PhD

With any urban planning project, I’m always asking questions like ‘What does equity in planning look like here? Who are city developers and city officials catering to, and why?

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