Oct 9 2007
School of Social Work Conference Center, Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

The second installment of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Fall 2007 Speaker Series at The Center on Race and Social Problems is on the topic "Shopping Under Suspicion: Consumer Racial Profiling and Perceived Victimization."

Shaun L. Gabbidon, University of Pittsburgh professor of criminal justice, is the featured speaker.

The event is free and open to the public and includes lunch. Registration is not required.

The series takes place from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Room 2017 in the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh.

The center is part of the University of Pittsburgh's School of Social Work. Its mission is to conduct applied social science research on race, color and ethnicity and their influence on the quality of life for all Americans. This lecture series is designed to provide an opportunity for faculty, students and the community to engage in race-related discussions of mutual interest.

Future topics in the series are:

  • "Post-Welfare Outcomes for African Americans and Hispanics" — November 15
  • "Challenges of Race, Poverty and Sprawl" — December 3