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Teach OUt on Race

Save the Date: October 28, 2020 (12:00-2:00pm)

This October, the WGS Center for Social Justice will host a fall Teach OUt on Race responding to the continuing pandemic of recent and ongoing acts of anti-Black violence in the U.S. The virtual Teach OUt on Race will focus on uncovering whiteness and work in coordination with the Women’s and Gender Studies Center for Social Justice inaugural social justice reading group featuring Ibram X. Kendi’s "How to Be an Antiracist." The Teach OUt on Race will feature an interactive panel of scholar-activists from the OU/Norman community and beyond, moderated by an expert in whiteness studies.

Register for the Teach Out on Race

This virtual event will be open to OU students, staff, and faculty only. To register, click here. You will be redirected to a Zoom registration page. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Teach Out on Race webinar. Email with any questions.

Meet Our Moderator

Moira Ozias, Ph.D.

Ozias is an Assistant Professor of Higher Education at Grand Valley State University. She studies white women’s racism and higher education and student affairs practice, and serves as the Director of Research & Scholarship for ACPA.

Meet Our Panelists

Shane R. Brady, Ph.D.

Brady is an associate professor in the Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work with more than 20 years working as a community organizer focused on racial, social, and economic justice in diverse settings and communities. Dr. Brady is trained in intergroup dialogue, Undoing Racism, and anti-oppressive practices and has more than 10 years working in higher education in diversity and inclusivity efforts. 


David Stovall, Ph.D.

Stovall is a Professor of Black Studies and Criminology, Law & Justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  His research interests are Critical Race Theory and the intersection of Race, Place and School.  Currently he works with community members and organizations to abolish the school/prison nexus.


Paula Sophia Schonauer

Schonauer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Oklahoma. She retired from the Oklahoma City Police Department in 2014, the agency's first openly transgender officer. With two decades of experience as an LGBTQ advocate, Paula has worked to encourage trans visibility and advocacy. She also works to educate law enforcement agencies about Gender Diversity and the promotion of community policing.