Colloquium - Prospects for Truth and Reconciliation in the American South: Some Preliminary Thoughts
April 23, 2010
12:30PM - 2:00PM (EDT)
MELISSA NOBLES is Associate Professor of Political Science at MIT. Her teaching and research interests are in the comparative study of racial and ethnic politics, and issues of retrospective justice. Her book, Shades of Citizenship: Race and the Census in Modern Politics (Stanford University Press, 2000), received the Outstanding Book Award for 2001 from the National Conference of Black Political Scientists, as well as an Honorable Mention for the Ralph Bunche Book Award from the American Political Science Association. Nobles received her PhD in political science from Yale University, and has been a Fellow at Boston University’s Institute on Race and Social Division (2000-01) and Harvard University's Radcliffe Center for Advanced Study (2003-04).