Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Transformation vs. change around the edges: A conversation with Megan Ming Francis

In this conversation, Associate Professor Megan Ming Francis talks about mentorship, understanding the immense structures that shape our democracy and lives, asking important questions of our institutions and ourselves with the intention of making both better.

Presented to students on November 17, 2020.

Photo of Megan Ming FrancisFeaturing Megan Ming Francis

Megan Ming Francis is an associate professor of political science and an adjunct professor of law, societies, and justice at the University of Washington. During the 2020-21 academic year, she is also a senior democracy fellow at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and a racial justice fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights at the Harvard Kennedy School. She is the author of the award winning book, “Civil Rights and the Making of the Modern American State.”

Additional videos for this session

Let’s get to the root of racial injustice // Megan Ming Francis // TEDxRainier, March 21, 2016

Protests for the Soul of a Nation: COVID-19, Black Lives Matter and Election 2020 // Megan Ming Francis // UW Graduate School Public Lectures, October 21, 2020