Social Justice as Praxis in Academia

Why is social justice important in academia? How can individuals implement a social justice praxis into their academic roles? Drawing on contemporary research trends, this seminar will share knowledge and discuss strategies that academics can use to enact social justice advocacy.

June 10, 2022, 11:00am Eastern Time – June 10, 2022, 1:00pm Eastern Time

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LaToya E EavesLaToya E. Eaves, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Dr. LaToya E. Eaves is a faculty member in the Department of Geography at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her expertise in social justice research and practice spans nearly two decades, through a career in college student affairs/higher education administration and, more recently, as a scholar-teacher.

Audience and capacity

This seminar is open to graduate students who are interested to learn about (1) an understanding of social justice as a concept; (2) strategies for supporting social justice work in scholarship, teaching, and service; (3) opportunities for reflection and/or feedback within a supportive environment. We can welcome up to 300 members to participate in this seminar.