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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Axinn Librarians at the Center for “Race”

In an effort to foster good research habits and empower students with research tools, the Center for “Race,” Culture and Social Justice, in partnership with the Axinn Library, will have a Hofstra Faculty Librarian one day a week, to provide individualized attention to students’ research needs and inquiries. Students can make an appointment via email at

Librarians for the fall 2022 semester are available on Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-noon, or by appointment.

Contact Us

Dr. Jonathan Lightfoot, Director

Dr. Veronica Lippencott, Associate Director

Roosevelt 203
130 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549-1300, USA

Phone: 516-463-6585

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.


Social Media

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