ESS 2021 PLENARY SESSIONS
Program Theme: Diversity and Its Discontents in the Wake of Covid-19
Virtual and Streamlined
February 18-21, 2021


ROBIN M. WILLIAMS, JR. LECTURE
Organizer and Presider: José Itzigsohn, Brown University, Vice President ESS
Speaker: Zine Magubane, Boston College

PRESIDENTIAL PLENARY SESSIONS

Demographic Change and The Threat of Diversity
Presider: Colleen Butler-Sweet, Sacred Heart University, Treasurer ESS
Panelists: Maria Abascal, New York University
Richard Alba, CUNY Grad Center
Karthick Ramakrishnan, University of California, Riverside

Re-imagining What a Justice System Could Look Like
Presider: Smitha Radhakrishnan, Wellesley College, EC ESS
Panelists: Monica Bell, Yale University
Matt Desmond, Princeton University
Bruce Western, Columbia University

Reflections on the Covid-19 Pandemic
Presider: Julie Wiest, West Chester University, EC ESS
Panelists: Nina Bandelj, University of California, Irvine
Alondra Nelson, SSRC and Institute for Advanced Study
Janelle Wong, University of Maryland

ESS 2021 AWARDS AND PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
Presider: José Itzigsohn, Brown University, Vice President ESS
Address: Jennifer Lee, Columbia University, President ESS