College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

Renford Reese: Trump ignites consciousness of black pro athletes

Dr. Renford Reese

Department professor Dr. Renford Reese, recently published an op-ed piece in the Los Angeles Daily News. The Los Angeles Daily News is the second-largest-circulating paid daily newspaper of Los Angeles, California. It is the flagship of the Southern California News Group.

Dr. Renford Reese's current teaching focus is on "NGOs and Social Service Outreach" and "Crime Politics". He is the faculty coordinator of two Study Abroad programs at Cal Poly Pomona. He is a regular guest columnist for the Los Angeles Daily News. He is the author of nine books including: The Failed Experiment (2016), The Prison-to-School Pipeline (2016),Prison Race (2006), and American Paradox: Young Black Men (2004). He is the founder/director of the Prison Education Project, the Reintegration Academy for Parolees, and the Colorful Flags program. He was the recipient of the 2011 George P. Hart "Faculty of the Year" Award at Cal Poly Pomona. He has been a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Hong Kong, a Haynes Foundation Fellow, and a Pitzer College IGLAS Fellow.

Click here to read Dr. Reese's op-ed in The Daily News.