Staff & Faculty

Nyron Crawford, professor of political science at Temple University.
The impact of Black athlete activism
A Temple professor expands our understanding of the impact of Black athlete activism on Black public opinion and political action.
December 16, 2020
Kimmika Williams-Witherspoon
Challenging systemic racism through theater
Kimmika Williams-Witherspoon, an associate professor of theater studies and playwriting, explains how art can help audiences confront issues of race and racism.
December 3, 2020
Michael Usino and Kate Christensen
Hoot cute: A couple’s love is Temple Made
After meeting as co-workers, two Owls plan a lifetime together.
November 16, 2020
Temple’s Amy Goldberg receives prestigious Philadelphia Award
Trauma surgeon and gun violence prevention advocate honored with award for extraordinary community service.
Assistant Professor of Political Science Michael Sances
Issues of racial injustice have helped shape the 2020 presidential election
Assistant Professor of Political Science Michael Sances discusses how issues of racial injustice have influenced the campaigns.
Two Temple students wearing masks study outside on Main Campus.
The coronavirus pandemic has made communication more important than ever
Klein Professor Tricia Jones explains how COVID-19 has changed the way we communicate.
David Love
Uprise Online: Professor discusses social movements in the digital age
Klein Professor David Love shares his expertise around racial injustice and how it plays out on social media today.
a professor in a yellow shirt standing before a window.
Reimagining the role of police in society through research
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Ajima Olaghere discusses her scholarship on policing and communities.
Linn Washington
‘We’ve been here before’: Journalism professor discusses covering racism, protests and police brutality
Linn Washington Jr., a professor of journalism, has been covering systemic racism since the 1970s.
Tara Tripp
National protests emphasize need for criminal justice reform
Temple professor talks about the need for criminal justice reform in the U.S., highlighting the value of well-funded reentry programs.
A portrait of Molefi Kete Asante
Racial injustice has been fuelled by centuries of prejudiced hierarchies
Molefi Kete Asante, chair of Africology and African American Studies, looks at the historical context of the George Floyd protests.
children playing with blocks
How parents can fight the ‘COVID slump’
Temple professor redefines the “summer slump” for a school year struck by COVID-19.
A portrait of David Brown
The national conversation on race is an opportunity to push for greater inclusion
Klein College’s first diversity advisor to the office of the dean discusses diversity, equity and inclusion.