Thursday, August 6, 2020

Webinar: Race, Sports, & Restorative Justice: Implications for Higher Education

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

This webinar will feature a discussion with scholars on the manner in which race, the intercollegiate athletic enterprise, and the system of higher education intersect to impact Black student-athletes’ experiences. The undercurrent for the discussion is based on one of the principles of the Black Lives Matter movement: restorative justice.

Panelists include:

  • Albert Y. Bimper, Jr., PhD
    Asst. VP,  Sr. Assoc.  Athletics Director
    Assoc. Professor, Sport Management & African American Studies
    Author, Black Collegiate Athletes and the Neoliberal State: Dreaming from Bended Knee
    Colorado State University
  • Deniece Dortch, PhD
    Visiting Asst. Professor, Higher Education Administration
    Co-Founder, Sista to Sista
    Scholar, Racism in Higher Education
    The George Washington University
  • Lori Latrice Martin, PhD
    Professor, African American Studies& Sociology
    Faculty Athletics Representative
    Author, White Sports/Black Sports: Racial Disparities in Athletic Programs
    Louisiana State University
  • Joseph N. Cooper, PhD
    Chair, Sport Leadership & Administration
    Assoc. Professor, Leadership in Education
    Author, From Exploitation Back to Empowerment: Black Male Holistic (Under)Development Through Sport and (Mis)Education
    University of Massachusetts–Boston
  • Moderated by Ketra L. Armstrong, PhD 
    Director, Center for Race & Ethnicity in Sport
    Professor, Sport Management
    University Diversity & Social Transformation Professor
Presented in partnership with the National Center for Institutional Diversity.