Cooperative Consortium for Transdisciplinary Social Justice Research

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Undergraduate Research Fellow Dion Copeland 

Education: Pursuing a B.A. in Secondary Education (social studies focus) and minors in criminal justice and history

Hometown: Lexington, KY

Years at UofL: Beginning his second year

Research Interests: racial justice, effects of inequality on health care, life expectancy, employment, etc.; What views cause people to discriminate against others and how can we combat that? How can we reverse the trends of racism?

What movie or book should everyone doing social justice work know about? The film River Runs Red. “It was very eye opening.”

What motivates you to do this work: “I want to see people of color succeed, because I think representation is important. If you never see somebody doing what you want to do, how do you know you can do it?”

 

Read more about  Dion Copeland here. 

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Cooperative Consortium for Transdisciplinary Social justice research

3rd Floor Ekstrom Library

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky 40292

Summer 2018

Office Hours

M 9:00am to 4:00pm

Tu 9:00am to 1:00pm

W 10:00am to 2:00pm

Th 10:00am to 2:00pm

F Closed

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