About the Center

The Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education unites scholars from Penn GSE and other academic disciplines across the University who do research on race, racism, campus climates, and topics pertaining to equity in education. Principally, the Center aims to publish cutting-edge implications for education policy and practice.

From the RaceEquityEd Blog

Winning at the Expense of Equity in College Sports
By Shaun R. Harper, Ph.D.

Last week, the University of Florida agreed to pay Jim McElwain $3.5 million annually over a six-year contract to coach its football team. McElwain still had time left on his contract at Colorado State University. But Florida wanted him badly – they believed he could help them win again... read more