Tressie McMillan Cottom

Researcher and PhD Candidate
Emory University
Tressie McMillan Cottom is a PhD Student in Sociology at Emory University and a Researcher for the Racial Network for Ethnic and Racial Inequality at Duke University. She researches education, labor, stratification and for-profit colleges.

Presentations from Facing Race 2012

What's the Future of College for Students of Color

Record numbers of students of color are headed to college, but is a degree still worth it? College is getting harder and harder to pay for,and young people are graduating with dismal job prospects and heavy loan debt. Even still, record numbers of students of color are graduating from for-profit colleges. What does this change mean for communities of color?

Speakers: Tiffany Loftin, Tressie McMillan Cottom