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CRGE: At A Glance

The Consortium on Race, Gender and Ethnicity (CRGE) is a university-wide, interdisciplinary research organization and pedagogic unit that collaborates with departments and colleges across the University of Maryland campus to promote faculty and graduate student development. It is dedicated to the promotion of intersectional scholarship examining the lived experiences of historically underrepresented minorities (URM) and dimensions of inequality; mentoring of intersectional and URM groups in the pipeline from undergraduate degrees through early career faculty; and fostering collaboration. Our work seeks to identify effective and responsive practices to increase retention and promotion of URM faculty.

Why are we important to the UMD campus?

  • Building human capital is at the core of our mission and programmatic activities
  • Interdisciplinarity and collaboration are the driving forces of our research-building efforts
  • Qualitative and mixed methodologies form a central core of our expertise
  • Combining efforts with other units enhances the academic pipeline of URM graduate students and faculty
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IQRMI 2018 Applications Open!

Applications are now open for CRGE's 2018 Intersectional Qualitative Research Methods Institute! The Institute will take place from June 3rd-8th, 2018, at the University of Maryland, College Park. Since 2015, the Consortium on Race, Gender and Ethnicity (CRGE) has organized the week-long Intersectional Qualitative Research Methods Institute (IQRMI). Few training institutes in the country focus on qualitative research methods and, currently, none incorporate discussions regarding the intersections of race, gender, class, ethnicity, and other dimensions of inequality. For more information, click here. Applications are due by January 16, 2018; we look forward to receiving yours! View our flyer, and [...]

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State of Hispanic Race and Ethnicity: Census 2020 Changes and Implications for Addressing Social Inequality

This half-day conference focused on the conceptual, methodological and policy implications of combining the race and ethnicity categories in the 2020 U.S. Census. Scholars, researchers, practitioners, community members, and policy makers dialogued about the use of racial and ethnic data for interrogating social inequalities, particularly among diverse Latina/o/x communities. Follow the conversation online with #CRGECensus2020 Watch The Panels Session 1 Using 'Race' and 'Ethnicity' as Accurate and Reliable Concepts: Challenges for Fostering Inclusion Session 2 Measuring Hispanic Race and Ethnicity: Intersections of the Color Line and Implications for Population Composition Session 3 2020 Census and Hispanic Civil Rights: Envisioning Future [...]

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