St. Paul, Minn. – The 38th Annual G. Theodore Mitau Endowed Lecture with Prof. Cathy J. Cohen is at 4:45 p.m., Tuesday, February 12 in the John B. Davis Lecture Hall, Ruth Stryker Dayton Campus Center, 1600 Grand Ave., St. Paul, Minn. The lecture, “Race, Rage and Vulnerability: The Politics of Millennials in the Era of Trump” is free and open to the public. For more information, call 651-696-6290.

Cathy J. Cohen is the David and Mary Winton Green Professor at the University of Chicago. She has served in numerous administrative positions, including chair of the Department of Political Science, director of the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture and deputy provost for Graduate Education at the University of Chicago.

Cohen is the author of two books, The Boundaries of Blackness: AIDS and the Breakdown of Black Politics (University of Chicago Press) and Democracy Remixed: Black Youth and the Future of American Politics (Oxford University Press).  She is also co-editor of the anthology Women Transforming Politics: An Alternative Reader (New York University Press) with Kathleen Jones and Joan Tronto. Her articles have been published in numerous journals and edited volumes including the American Political Science ReviewNOMOSGLQSocial Text, and the DuBois Review.

Cohen created and oversees two major research and public-facing projects: the GenForward Survey and the Black Youth Project. She is the recipient of numerous awards, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and co-editor with Frederick Harris of a book series at Oxford University Press entitled “Transgressing Boundaries: Studies in Black Politics and Black Communities.”

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January 16 2019

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