Upcoming Events

  • New Hampshire Primary Watch Party


    Come join us as we follow the New Hampshire election primaries! Hosted by Wayne Morse Scholars Program. Snacks provided.

  • Racial Categories and Statistics: Can we achieve justice without them?

    Featuring Kim Williams, Portland State University. An associate professor of political science at PSU, Williams also directs the Center for Women, Politics & Policy in PSU’s Hatfield School of Government. She previously taught at the Harvard Kennedy School. Her research focuses on race and immigration in American politics. Williams is the author of Mark One or More: Civil Rights in Multiracial America (University of Michigan Press, 2006) as well as numerous book chapters and articles. This event is part of the Public Affairs Speaker Series.

  • Politics, Policy, and Pedagogy



    Featuring NPR Education Correspondent, Claudio Sanchez. Sanchez has been with NPR since 1989, and has received copious prestigious journalism awards for his reporting on education. He focuses on the “three p’s” of education reform: politics, policy, and pedagogy. Before becoming a correspondent for NPR, Sanchez worked as an executive producer at KXCR-FM in El Paso, Texas, a daily radio national news service covering Latin America and the U.S.-Mexico border.

    Sponsored by KLCC with support from a Wayne Morse Center Project Grant.

  • Institutional Racism and Standardized Testing


    Featuring Associate Professor of University of Washington Bothell, Wayne Au, and educator/ activist Jesse Hagopain.

    Au’s academic focuses fall under education theory and teaching for social justice, specifically high-stakes testing, critical educational theory and practice, curriculum studies, and multicultural education. He is currently on the Editorial Board for national social justice magazine, Rethinking Schools (www.rethingkingschools.org).

    Hagopain is an activist, public speaker, as well as a fellow associate editor of Rethinking Schools along with Au. He is a persistent advocate for Black Lives Matter, and frequent blogger. Check out www.iamaneducator.com for Jesse’s essays, speeches, and lesson plans for liberation.

  • Book Celebration for Jerry Rosiek


    Join us as we honor our dear friend and Wayne Morse Resident Scholar, Jerry Rosiek and his recent book, Resegregation as Curriculum: The Meaning of the New Racial Segregation in U.S. Public Schools. Rosiek is an Associate Professor here at University of Oregon and teaches Education Studies. His areas of teaching and research consist of qualitative research and the cultural foundations of education.

  • Implicit Bias, Institutional Responses


    A symposium hosted by Wayne Morse Resident Scholar Erik Girvan and the UO Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center. Girvan is an Assistant Professor at the University of Oregon School of Law, where he teaches courses in civil litigation, the psychology and law of discrimination, and the psychology of conflict. Erik’s research, published in law reviews and peer-reviewed journals, investigates how stereotypes, attitudes, and other biases might impact decisions in the legal system and related contexts.