The Black Reverse Migration to the South: Dilemmas of Race and Region

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Dr. Pendergrass is Assistant Professor of Sociology and African American and African Studies at the University of Virginia. She specializes in race, inequality, internal migration, culture, and regionalism. Dr. Pendergrass earned her A.B. in Sociology with High Honors and a Certificate in African American Studies from Princeton University, and she obtained the Ph.D. in Sociology from Harvard University. Sabrina's primary project is a qualitative study of black migration to the urban South. The project provides empirical insights about the black reverse migration to the South and develops theory about internal migration, especially its cultural dimensions. Sponsored by: Department of Sociology, the Race and Social Policy Research Center, the Women and Minority Scholars and Artists Lecture Series, and the Visiting Scholars Program.



Race, Regionalism, Inequality