African, Black and Caribbean ERG - Dialogues with Dr. Raygine DiAquio

Fri, 06/12/2020 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

The African, Black and Caribbean Employee Resource Group will dialogue at their June monthly meeting with Dr. Raygine DiAquoi, Assistant Professor, Sociomedical Sciences Assistant Dean, Office of Diversity, Culture, and Inclusion at Mailman School of Public Health.

Non-members are invited to also join this meeting on June 12th at 1pm virtually via Microsoft Teams to discuss the recent incidents if racial discrimination, violence and protest against police brutality in our community.  

Dr. Raygine DiAquoi biography can be found at the following link:


Raygine DiAquoi's research is grounded in Critical Race Theory. A sociologist of education, her work focuses on the educational experiences of marginalized children, racism over the life course, and racial socialization. Her most recent project, which she discussed on Al Jazeera America, employed photo elicitation to examine the way parents speak with their adolescent sons about racism and the social and historical factors that inform the content of those conversations. A former editor of the Harvard Educational Review, Dr. DiAquoi has written about the experiences of students of color in elite educational spaces, Afrocentric education, and the competencies required of African American students and their families.

Dr. DiAquoi teaches Qualitative Research Methods at the graduate level and has served as a consultant to various communities and organizations, including Hartford Public Schools District, Harvard University, and the New York City Department of Education.

She is a Public Voices fellow with The OpEd Project.


Adolescent Health, Discrimination/Bias, Disparities / Inequalities in Health, Minority Health, Underserved Populations, Public Health Education, Urban Health.

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