Our People


Carol Camp Yeakey

  • Professor of Education, Urban Studies, International and Area Studies, African and African American Studies, and American Culture Studies
  • Founding Director of the Center on Urban Research & Public Policy and the Interdisciplinary Program in Urban Studies

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Michelle Purdy

  • Associate Professor of Education
  • Director of the Undergraduate Program in Educational Studies Affiliate Faculty, African and African-American Studies & Urban Studies

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Geoff Ward

  • Professor of African and African-American Studies
  • Faculty Affiliate in Sociology and American Culture Studies Director, WashU & Slavery Project, Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity

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