laryciaLarycia A. Hawkins (Ph.D., University of Oklahoma) is the Abd el-Kader Visiting Faculty Fellow at the University of Virginia’s Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture. At the Institute, she is working on the Race, Faith, and Culture Project, which examines how multiracial communities of faith could impact American race relations; and the Pluralism Project, which studies changing majorities and minorities. She formerly served as Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations at Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL