Engaging Democracy Series: Frank Wu


Contributed by Rosalie Fitzgerald

Frank Wu, dean of the Wayne State University Law School, will be speaking at Ithaca College on "The Future of Racial Justice: Making Good on the Promise of Brown v. Board of Education" at 7:00 p.m. in the Park Hall Auditorium on Thursday, October 21.

Wu is the author of Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black and White and coauthor of Race, Rights and Reparation: Law and the Japanese American Internment. His writing has appeared on a professional basis in the Washington Post, Detroit Free Press, Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun, Chronicle of Higher Education, Legal Times, and Asian Week.

In 2004, Frank H. Wu became the ninth dean of Wayne State University Law School in his hometown of Detroit. From 1995 to 2004, he served on the law faculty of Howard University, including two years as clinic director. He has been an adjunct professor at Columbia University, a visiting professor at University of Michigan, and a teaching fellow at Stanford University.

Wu's public presentation is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the Center for Teacher Education, the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, and the Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies.

Contributed by Tanya R. Saunders