Center Fellow, Dr. Earl Wright II, will have a co-edited book, "What To Expect And How To Respond," come out in September. Wright is a professor in the department of Africana Studies, and he is also an affiliate faculty in the department of sociology. Recently, the Souther Sociological Society named Wright the 2016 recipient of the Charles S. Johnson Award for excellence in research on "Race and the South." Wright co-edited the book with Thomas C. Calhoun, interim dean at the University of Kentucky's College of Liberal Arts.
- Taft Research Center Executive Director Adrian Parr is featured in the May 18 issue of the New York Times. Assistant News Editor of the Salon Media Group Natasha Lennard sat down with Dr. Parr to talk about her latest book, "The Wrath of Capital: Neoliberalism and Climate Change Politics." This interview is the fourth dialogue in The Stone's "The Disposable Life Project" series. The series consists of conversations with a number of experts that explores violence and how it is connected with disposable life, especially within the framework of 20th Century, large-scale violence. (The Stone is a part of the New York Times' editorial section which features the writing of contemporary philosophers and other scholars." To read Dr. Parr's interview, please click here