A part of Miami University’s 2018 Penny Lecture Series.
Rodney Coates, professor of in the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies and director of Black World Studies, brings the speakers to campus for his class “Critical Inquiry and Penny Lecture Series,” The theme of this year’s series is Global Identities and Social Movements. Talks are free and open to the public.
Dr. Fasenfest received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1984. His research interests center on urban sociology, race/class/gender, labor markets and workforce development, income inequality, & community economic development. Dr. Fasenfest typically teaches courses in sociological theory, statistics, social problems, and labor & urban studies. Currently Dr. Fasenfest is analyzing the nature of social sustainability, exploring how we might incorporate this concept in manufacturing investments, examining the social nature of markets, and developing an alternative vision of the future for Detroit.