Read the Dartmouth News summary of this discussion: Panelists: Broader Lens Needed on Race, Crime, and Justice
Dartmouth’s response to the news that former police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd will include an online panel discussion from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 22.
“The Chauvin Verdict: A Community Discussion on Race, Crime & Justice,” focusing on the issues the murder of Floyd has forced the country to confront, will include an audience question-and-answer session.
President Philip J. Hanlon ’77 announced the upcoming panel discussion in an email to the Dartmouth community on April 20, after the verdict was announced.
Samson Occom Professor Bruce Duthu ’80, who chairs the Native American Studies Department, will lead the discussion. The panelists will be Susan Brison, the Eunice and Julian Cohen Professor for the Study of Ethics and Human Values; Matthew Delmont, the Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professor of History and special advisor to Hanlon on matters of faculty equity, diversity, and inclusivity; and Deborah King, associate professor of sociology.
After opening remarks and questions from Duthu, each of the faculty members will take questions from the audience, who will be able to submit questions online.
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