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Deborwah Faulk

Assistant Professor of Sociology/Africana Studies
Curriculum Vitae

  • Profile
    Dr. Deborwah Faulk is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies at the University of Richmond. Her research, writing, and teaching interests center race and racism, Black families, and social inequality. Dr. Faulk’s current book project tentatively titled, The HBCU Dilemma: How Black Advantaged Parents Think About Race, College, and Opportunity explores Black advantaged parents and their views of their children’s college options in a racialized and anti-black world. Beyond her role as a teacher-scholar, she deeply values mentorship, community engagement, and service and is especially passionate about causes related to social justice and equity. She holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in sociology from The Ohio State University and a B.A. in Sociology from Spelman College. Dr. Faulk is a proud native of Sumter, South Carolina and aims to honor her family in all that she does.