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FREE SPEECH 4: What is at stake for the university in the speech debates?

Professor Prudence Carter, University of California at Berkeley

Prudence L. Carter is Dean of the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley, and Professor of Sociology. She served as co-chair of the Commission on Free Speech for UC Berkeley with Jay Wallace, who’s also been on Think About It. Carter’s work focuses on issues of youth identity, culture, race, class, gender, urban poverty, and social and educational policy. She is the author of Keepin’ It Real: School Success beyond Black and White (2005) and Stubborn Roots: Race, Culture and Inequality in U.S. and South African Schools (2012), and co-editor of Closing the Opportunity Gap: What America Must Do to Give Every Child an Even Chance (2013).