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How to Be an Anti-Racist Researcher

February 2, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Anti-racist researchers combat inequality and racism by conceptualizing, implementing, and disseminating research that dismantles racism, oppression, discrimination, and structural inequalities. This presentation offers participants an opportunity to learn how to engage in antiracist research by presenting a counter-narrative to the traditional conceptualization and implementation of research with Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC).

Panelists include:

Trenette Clark Goings, Ph.D., UNC School of Social Work
Maghboeba Mosavel, Ph.D., VCU Department of Social and Behavioral Health
Faye Z. Belgrave, Ph.D., VCU Department of Psychology
Carey B. R. Evans, Ph.D.

Panel Bios:

Trenette Clark Goings, Ph.D., is the Sandra Reeves Spears and John B. Turner Distinguished Professor at UNC School of Social Work and founding director of the INSPIRED Lab at the UNC-Chapel Hill. Her research focuses on racial and ethnic health disparities, primarily emphasizing the epidemiology, etiology, and prevention of substance use and other risky behaviors among youth and emerging adults of color.

Maghboeba Mosavel, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Health at VCU and a health disparities researcher who conducts community-engaged (CBPR) research. She teaches a CBPR course and has conducted research with low-income populations in the U.S. and South Africa for the past two decades. Dr. Mosavel’s major content areas of research are cancer prevention and chronic illness prevention.

Faye Z. Belgrave, Ph.D., is associate dean for equity and community partnerships in VCU’s College of Humanities and Sciences, University Professor, Psychology Professor, and the founding director of the Center for Cultural Experiences in Prevention. Her research is on health disparities, focusing on drug and HIV prevention, culture and context, women’s health, and gender-related issues.






February 2, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm