The two co-conveners for UNIV101: Let’s Talk About Race are both part of the University Course on Race Committee and are responsible for implementation of the course and its topics, structure, and learning outcomes. In addition, there are 14 guest lecturers from within and outside Duke University who will lead weekly lectures on a variety of topics related to the study of race.

View information on the Fall 2021 course here.

Charmaine Royal

Charmaine DM Royal, Ph.D.

Robert O. Keohane Professor of African & African American Studies, Biology, Global Health, Family Medicine & Community Health, and Director of the Center on Genomics, Race, Identity, Difference and the Center for Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation

Portrait of Jay Pearson smiling and with his hands folded

Jay Pearson, Ph.D.

Associate Research Professor of Global Health, Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI’s Population Research Center, Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society