The Center for Racial Justice is excited to host the senior vice president for equity at Rutgers University, Dr. Enobong (Anna) Branch at Weill Hall. Dr. Branch will be giving a book talk on her recent publication, which she is the coauthor of, Work in Black & White: Striving for the American Dream
Dr. Anna Branch leads the University Equity and Inclusion office and the Division of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement on the New Brunswick campus of Rutgers University, championing the role of diversity and inclusion in achieving excellence and strengthening the institutional commitment to its diverse community on and off campus. She provides strategic leadership to ensure that the institutional commitment to equity is reflected in the research, educational, and public engagement efforts that occur throughout the university and the focus extends to faculty, staff, and students.
A professor of sociology, Dr. Branch's commitment to advancing equity extends to academic research on labor and work that explores the historical roots and contemporary underpinnings of racial and gender inequality. She is the coauthor of Black in America: The Paradox of the Color Line
(2020), the editor of Pathways, Potholes, and the Persistence of Women in Science: Reconsidering the Pipeline
(2016), and the author of Opportunity Denied: Limiting Black Women to Devalued Work
(2011). A sought-after national expert on diversity in the academy, Branch serves on several advisory boards that aim to advance inclusive excellence within professional societies, the National Academies, the Association of American Universities and more. Dr. Branch received her Ph.D. in sociology from the University at Albany, SUNY and her B.S. in biology from Howard University.
- What: Book Talk with Dr. Enobong (Anna) Branch
- Date: Monday, November 27, 2023
- Where: Weill Hall, Rm 1220
- Address: 735 S State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
- 5:00 - 6:00pm (Book Talk with Dr. Anna Branch)
Please complete this form before November 26, 2023.