Environmental Justice in Michigan and Beyond: Sociology in Action and Advocacy

Thursday, March 30, 2023
1:00 p.m.
Faculty, Staff, Students

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Professor Cedric Taylor is a deeply impassioned sociologist and a documentary filmmaker with a mind and heart for social and economic justice. His scholarly and creative endeavors focus on racial health disparities, environmental justice, and visual sociology. A former president of the Michigan Sociological Association, Dr. Taylor is a public sociologist who employs documentary film, visual media, and storytelling to engage the wider community in conversations around inequality. He is the director, and co-producer of Nor Any Drop to Drink: Flint’s Water Crisis which has been screened throughout the country and internationally. Dr. Taylor holds the position of Visiting Associate Professor in the School of Environment and Sustainability (SEAS) and Associate Professor of Sociology at Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan. He received a Ph.D. from Michigan State University and MS and BS degrees from the University of West Indies in Jamaica. Dr. Taylor will be discussing his work across vulnerable communities.

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Professor Joe Verschaeve [email protected]

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Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies Dept


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This event was added to the calendar by Lynnette Keen (keenly@gvsu.edu) on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at 9:43 a.m.