“It’s Not the Great Equalizer”
Jean Beaman, PhD
Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of California Santa Barbara
Dr. Jean Beaman called in to talk about the realities of living through history and societal change. She discusses the racial and social realities of COVID19, and dispels the notion that the pandemic is the “great equalizer.” She also considers the spring 2020 protests regarding the death of George Floyd, and how they are connected to the coronavirus.
Dr. Beaman is Assistant Professor of Sociology at University of California, Santa Barbara. She is the author of Citizen Outsider: Children of North African Immigrants in France.
Find Dr. Beaman’s episode wherever you get your podcasts.
- Drs. Beaman and Cherland discuss the writing of Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jacquelyn Dowd Hall.
- In her mention of “Radical Empathy,” Dr. Beaman makes use of Nicole Van Cleve’s theories.
- Take a look at Dr. Beaman’s mini-lecture, “Why Black America” for MonitorRacism Magazine.
- Connect with Dr. Beaman on Twitter @Jean23Bean
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