In Honor of Black History Month, Dr. Elwood M. Beck, Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus at the University of Georgia, will present a lecture titled “Stopping the Mob: When Judge Lynch was Denied” on Wednesday, Feb. 10, from 2:30-3:45 p.m. in University Hall, Room 170.
Beck received a doctorate in sociology from the University of Tennessee in 1972 and has been teaching at UGA since 1976. The areas of research he specializes in include race discrimination and racial violence, poverty and inequality, sociology of labor markets, to name a few.
Beck’s current research involves the relationship between social and economic inequalities and violence toward blacks in the American South.
This free lecture is sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
Contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at 706-721-9265 for more information.