San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
2014 MSU Denver Rachel B. Noel Distinguished Visiting Professorship and the Institute for Women's Studies and Services 23rd Annual BRIDGE Speaker
Free Community Lecture and Awards
Melissa Harris-Perry, Ph.D.
Race, Gender and Power: How Stereotypes Suppress Women in Politics
MSNBC show host and Tulane University Professor of Political Science, Melissa Harris-Perry, Ph.D., will discuss how harmful stereotypes prevent women -especially women of color- from fully realizing their potential in government and society. Harris-Perry is the founding director of the Anna Julia Cooper Project on Gender, Race, and Politics in the South and the author of 'Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America."