• Center on Race and Social Problems
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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John Wallace Named Interim Director of the Center on Race and Social Problems, New Initiative Announced

John Wallace, vice provost for faculty diversity and development and David E. Epperson Chair and Professor, has agreed to step in to be the interim director of Pitt’s Center on Race and Social Problems (CRSP). 

In addition, a new initiative within CRSP of a visiting scholar position has been created, and the first visiting scholar will be Waverly Duck, associate professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Pittsburgh.

CRSP has been led by interim director James Huguley since 2019. 

“I thank Jay very much for his excellent leadership of CRSP for the past two years,” said School of Social Work Dean Betsy Farmer. “And I welcome and thank John and Waverly for their willingness to bring their talents, expertise and vision to CRSP for the coming year.”

Read more about Wallace and the center.