Margins Dr. Christopher Whitt hosts "Margins," a WVIK podcast featuring conversations with change agents from around the Quad Cities area, as well as across the country. These discussions focus on groups of people who are marginalized politically and socially, and the people working to provide change for those communities.
Margins

Margins

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Dr. Christopher Whitt hosts "Margins," a WVIK podcast featuring conversations with change agents from around the Quad Cities area, as well as across the country. These discussions focus on groups of people who are marginalized politically and socially, and the people working to provide change for those communities.

Most Recent Episodes

'Margins' Ep. 12: The Wrap Up — In The Margins, Until Another Time...

Dr. Christopher Whitt has worked as a change maker in the Quad Cities community for over a decade. He recently accepted the opportunity to take on the role of the inaugural Vice Provost for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.

'Margins' Ep. 11: Diversity In Views On Crime And Criminology, Part 2

Dr. Christopher Whitt is once again joined by criminologist Dr. Amber Beckley. She is a Marie Curie post-doctoral fellow who splits her time between Duke University and Stockholm University in Sweden.

'Margins' Ep. 10: Diversity In Views On Crime And Criminology, Part 1

Dr. Christopher Whitt first met criminologist Dr. Amber Beckley over a decade ago when they were both members of the Black Graduate Students Association at the University of Maryland. Today, Beckley is a Marie Curie post-doctoral fellow. She splits her time between Duke University and Stockholm University in Sweden.

'Margins' Ep. 9: Thinking 'DIFFRINT'ly

DIFFRINT is a quarterly event where artists and storytellers use their crafts to tackle difficult topics. In this episode, Dr. Christopher Whitt talks to Brandon Carleton, the organizer of these events.

'Margins' Ep. 8: Diversity In Institutions, Part 2

In the most recent episode of Margins, Dr. Christopher Whitt talked with April Johnso n about diversity in institutions, like churches and universities. Johnson is the executive director of Reconciliation Ministry for the Christian Church Disciples of Christ. There was so much to talk about that Johnson is back in this episode to continue the conversation.

'Margins' Ep. 7: Diversity In Institutions, Part 1

After a summer hiatus, Dr. Christopher is back with more conversations with change agents.

'Margins' Ep. 5: Diversity in the Workforce, Part 2

Dr. Christopher Whitt continues a conversation about inclusion and equity in the workforce, including strategies for diversifying an organization.

'Margins' Ep. 4: Diversity in the Workforce, Part 1

Dr. Christopher Whitt has a conversation about diversity, inclusion and equity in the workforce.

'Margins' Ep. 3: The Race Whisperer

Dr. Christopher Whitt talks with Dr. Melanye Price, author of The Race Whisperer: Barack Obama and the Political Uses of Race.

'Margins' Ep. 2: Owning The Narrative

Recently, Maria Hinojosa was in the Quad Cities for the Ellwood F. Curtis Family Lectureship at Augustana College. The title of her talk was "Owning Our Power and Our Voice."

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