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Program Directors

Jenifer L. Bratter

Jenifer L. Bratter
Associate Professor, Sociology
Director, Program for the Study of Ethnicity, Race, and Culture

Contact: (713)-348-4254,


Ruth N. López Turley

Ruth N. López Turley
Associate Professor of Sociology

Associate Director, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
Director, Houston Education Research Consortium

Contact: 713-348-5713,


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Rachel Kimbro

Rachel T. Kimbro
Associate Professor of Sociology, Rice University
Director, Urban Health Program
Contact: 713-348-4265,


Tony PinnAnthony B. Pinn
Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities
Director, Center for Engaged and Collaborative Learning (CERCL)
Ph.D., Harvard University
Interests: African American Religions, African American Religious Thought, Religion in Popular Culture, African American Humanism
Contact: 713-348-2710,