Alana Lentin, Critical Race theorist, Western Sydney University, Institute for Culture and Society
Dr Alana Lentin is Associate Professor in Cultural and Social Analysis at Western Sydney University. She works on the critical theorization of race, racism and antiracism. She is co-editor of the Rowman and Littlefield International book series, Challenging Migration Studies and the President of the Australian Critical Race & Whiteness Studies Association (2017-19). In 2017, she was Hans Speier Visiting Professor of Sociology at the New School for Social Research in New York.
With Justine Humphry, she led research into Antiracism Apps. Her latest books are Racism and Sociology (with Wulf D. Hund 2014) and The Crises of Multiculturalism: Racism in a Neoliberal Age (with Gavan Titley, 2011). Her articles have appeared in Continuum, Information, Communication & Society, Ethnicities, Ethnic and Racial Studies, European Journal of Social Theory, the European Journal of Cultural Studies, and Patterns of Prejudice among others. She has also contributed to The Guardian, ABC Religion and Ethics, ABC Radio National The Minefield and Big ideas, Public Seminar, Eurozine, Inference Review, Open Democracy and The Sociological Review. In 2018, Alana was interviewed for the About Race podcast with Reni Eddo-Lodge.
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