Noel A. Cazenave
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(Storrs) Manchester Hall, Room 221
1800 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117
Noel A. Cazenave is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Connecticut whose most recent book is Conceptualizing Racism: Breaking the Chains of Racially Accommodative Language. Professor Cazenave is also the author of The Urban Racial State: Managing Race Relations in American Cities, Impossible Democracy: The Unlikely Success of the War on Poverty Community Action Programs, and coauthor of Welfare Racism: Playing the Race Card against America’s Poor. His current book project is tentatively entitled Killing African Americans: Police and Vigilante Violence as a Racial Control Mechanism.
His research and teaching interests are in racism, poverty, political sociology, and criminal justice. For developing and teaching his White Racism course, he received a Northeast Magazine Connecticut Bloomer award for contributions to the quality of life of the state.
Professor Cazenave is currently teaching at the Storrs Campus during the fall semester and at the Hartford Campus each spring semester. Courses taught include White Racism, African Americans and Social Protest, Sociological Perspectives on Poverty, the Social Construction of Happiness, and Killing African Americans: Police and Vigilante Violence as a Racial Control Mechanism.
For more information about Professor Cazenave click on his sociology department webpage link.
Racism studies, poverty, political sociology, urban studies