Critical Race Training in Education

Arizona State University


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300 E. University Drive Suite 410
Tempe, Arizona 85281
(480) 965-2100
School Information
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General Information
Arizona State University has not yet taken university-wide steps to implement Critical Race Theory. However, individual schools have taken steps to encourage its study. Most notably, the School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies introduced its $2000 “Race Relations Scholar Award.” No mandatory Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. However, see developments below:

Critical Race Training Activity

  • Program and Research Funding

    School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies introduced the $2000 “Race Relations Scholar Award.”

  • Resources

    An ASU communications course asks students to practice anti-racist behaviors.

  • Program and Research Funding

    $3,300 was allocated to a project to conduct a series of trainings to educate graduate students on microaggressions and other subjects.

  • Resources

    The university's second annual "RaceB4Race" symposium focused on education as a "key to achieving systemic change" as well as "premodern critical race theory".

Last updated June 28th, 2021