The Center for

"Race," Culture and Social Justice

Promoting faculty scholarship and teaching on “race” and social justice across the curriculum and fostering an inclusive atmosphere among students, faculty, and the Hofstra community at large.

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Dr. Jonathan Lightfoot, Director

Dr. Veronica Lippencott, Associate Director

Faculty Summer Research Grants

Supporting research, scholarship, and curriculum development focused on race and social justice.

Library Research Assistance

Empowering students by providing individualized attention to research needs.


Visiting Research Scholars Program

Hosting researchers from other institutions to foster intellectual exchanges.


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