Topical Talks in RCGD

Lisa WexlerLisa Wexler

The Alaska Native Collaborative Hub for Research on Resilience (ANCHRR) and the Alaska Native Resilience Study: Doing Research ‘in the Right Way’

Feb. 22, 2024 JPR Presentation


James S. Jackson sitting at a table.James S. Jackson Symposium

The University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research (ISR) honored the life, career, and memory of James S. Jackson with a 2023 research symposium. ISR also renamed its atrium in Jackson’s honor, paying tribute to his long career as a pioneering researcher in the social sciences. Jackson was director of ISR and RCGD; he founded the Program for Research on Black Americans in 1976.

Dec. 1, 2023: Find more, including video of the event: “ISR Remembers and Honors James S. Jackson.” 

Karen LincolnKaren Lincoln
Associate Professor
Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, University of Southern California

March 3rd, 2022 Presentation: “If They Build It, They Will Come: Engaging African Americans in Research and Health Education”

Marc BermanMarc Berman

Associate Professor; Associate Chair,
Department of Psychology, University of Chicago

May 6th, 2022 Presentation: “Nature Neighborhoods, Networks, and Neurons: the Relationships Between Brain Functioning and the Environment”