Episode 205: academic apartheid w/ Dr. Sean drake

For today’s episode, Tyrell and Daphne welcome Dr. Sean J. Drake, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and a Senior Research Associate at the Maxwell Center for Policy Research. They begin the conversation by discussing Dr. Drake’s background and interest in studying race and inequality in schools (39:30). They then tackle myths and misconceptions about racialized educational inequality (49:50). Next, they turn their attention to Dr. Drake’s book , Academic Apartheid (57:10), and the evolution of school segregation over the past 60 years (1:04:40). They close by discussing potential solutions to racialized inequality in education (1:11:50) and Dr. Drake’s upcoming project (1:17:00).

Other Topics Include:

00:30 - Check in with Tyrell and Daphne

05:40 - BhD “Oh Lawd” News

36:50 - Introduction of the Topic

1:27:30- Tyrell and Daphne Reflect on the Interview


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