Laura Gómez, JD, Ph.D.

Professor - Law School & American Studies Departments

Dr. Gómez’ scholarship focuses on the intersection of law, politics and social stratification in both contemporary and historical contexts. In a new project, she will explore the contemporary legacy of that racial order for the scientific study of "race"; how has the right's co-optation of the fact that race is socially constructed promoted the reigning color-blind ideology and what does that mean for how scholars and policy-makers operationalize race?  

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