Race and ethnicity

Students cultivate positive connection with land through new course

In a new course at the Stanford Educational Farm, students develop a positive relationship with the land through organic gardening while addressing the history of forced farm labor in the U.S. and its enduring, traumatic effects on communities of color.

Cops speak less respectfully to black community members

Professors Jennifer Eberhardt and Dan Jurafsky, along with other Stanford researchers, detected racial disparities in police officers’ speech after analyzing more than 100 hours of body camera footage from Oakland Police.

Stanford advances complex study of race and ethnicity

Since 2007, Stanford has created 15 new faculty positions for emerging and established scholars whose research focuses on race and ethnicity, including a scholar who studies the connection between immigration, residential segregation and gentrification who will join the faculty in September 2017.