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Advisory Board

People: RDI Leadership

Amanda Lewis

Amanda LewisProfessor Lewis holds an

appointment in the Department of Sociology. She has written and lectured extensively on the ways that race and class shape educational opportunity in the United States, she is currently writing a book tentatively titled, "Despite Best Intentions: How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools" (Oxford University Press). She is the recipient of numerous honors and awards.

Dorothy Brown

Professor Brown serves on the faculty of the Law School. A leading authority on critical race theory, she has conducted pioneering research Dorothy Brownon the ways that race, class, and gender shape federal tax policy in U.S. society. She is writing a book that examines how tax laws have contributed to the decline of middle class fortunes. She is the

recipient of the 2010 GE Legal Diversity Excellence Award.

Leslie Harris

Leslie HarrisProfessor Harris holds an

appointment in the Departments of History and African American Studies. An expert on the history of pre-Civil War African-Americans, her research analyzes the ways that race, class, and gender shape African American's lives. As Co-Founder of Emory’s Transforming Community Project she has mobilized individuals in diverse parts of the the university in a reflective engagement with Emory’s history and current experiences of race, gender, and sexuality.

Tyrone Forman

tyrone formanProfessor Forman holds an appointment in the the Department of Sociology. A nationally recognized voice on intergroup prejudice and

discrimination, he has conducted innovative studies of the ways that race and class dynamics shape the social well-being of adolescents and adults in U.S. society. For his work at Emory building a climate of inclusion he was honored with the 2010 We are Emory 100 Community Builders Award.