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Celeste Watkins-Hayes

Celeste Watkins-Hayes

Celeste Watkins-Hayes, PhD, is a professor, writer, and award-winning researcher. As a professor of sociology and African American studies, Dr. Watkins-Hayes conducts research on public policies that target low-income families and the economic consequences of HIV/AIDS for Chicago women of different racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. 

 

 

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What Obama Really Means for Black America and Beyond

What Obama Really Means for Black America and Beyond

November 21, 2008

The soon-to-be first family presents a potent role model. Here, the author, a sociologist and African American Studies assistant professor at Northwestern, describes the other half of the political agenda that is essential if we are to embrace the “politics of personal responsibility.” More »