Race, Class and Academia

What implications do race and class exclusion have on women in academia, as well as our societal views of justice, education and democracy? Carmen Gonzalez joined me to investigate.

Gonzalez, professor of law at Seattle University School of Law, is co-editor of the 2012 Utah State University Press release “Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia.” She speaks about the challenges facing women of color working on colleges and universities, and the assumptions made about their expertise and scholarship. She


Our interview was broadcast on Pacifica Radio KPFT in June 2013.