Faculty Member Quoted in NBC News Article

June 23, 2020
Associate Professor Kerry Ard is quoted in a recent NBC News article

School of Environment and Natural Resources faculty member Kerry Ard is quoted in a recent NBC News article, “In ‘Cancer Alley,’ a renewed focus on systemic racism is too late” by Luke Denne. 

Ard, an environmental sociologist, who leads and publishes research on the intersection of environmental inequalities and health disparities notes in the article, “Black Americans are twice as likely to be exposed to the most toxic pollution” and that “African American communities just become like the dumping zones.” 

Read the full article on the impact of COVID-19 on Black communities here.