Contributor Profile

Larycia Hawkins

Larycia A. Hawkins is the Abd el-Kader Visiting Faculty Fellow at the University of Virginia’s Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture. At the Institute, she is working on the Race, Faith, and Culture Project, which examines how multiracial communities of faith could impact American race relations; and the Pluralism Project, which studies changing majorities and minorities. Her recent publications include “Prophetic and Priestly: The Politics of a Black Catholic Parish” (2015) and “Jesus and Justice: The Moral Framing of the Black Agenda” (2015). Her writing, speaking, teaching, and scholarship are squarely animated by a conviction that political science should be relevant to the real world.

Hawkins gave a guest lecture entitled “The Mountaintop as the Valley of the Shadow: Martin Luther King Jr. and Prophetic Visions from Below” and “Bearing the Cross in the Age of Donald J. Trump.” For a listing of all our Occasional Lectures, click here.