Christi M. Smith is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Sociology at The Ohio State University. Her Ph.D. in Sociology is from Indiana University. Her research interests lie at the intersection of race and ethnicity, social movements, politics and education.
In her new book, Reparation and Reconciliation: The Rise and Fall of Integrated Higher Education, sociologist Christi M. Smith reveals a largely forgotten history of early efforts to integrate higher education in the years following the Civil War. This history pushes us to consider the … Read MoreChallenging Caste and Race: The Campaign for Integrated Higher Education in the Reconstruction Era