Dr. Ravi Perry holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan and a M.A. and Ph.D. from Brown University, each in political science. Perry is a scholar with an evolving and prolific take on issues facing African-Americans in the United States. With specializations in Black politics, minority representation, and urban politics, he concentrates his research, oratory, and activism in areas such as the new generation of civil rights debates, public policy, and urban politics public service delivery to persons of color. Dr. Perry is Assistant Professor of Political Science and Stennis Scholar for Municipal Governance at Mississippi State University. His activism, commentary and oratory have been featured in national media outlets such as CNN, MSNBC, Jet Magazine, The Huffington Post, Politics Daily, EBONY.com, TheGrio.com, TheROOT.com, National Public Radio, Christian Science Monitor, and the USA TODAY. Perry has also been featured in various regional and local media outlets including, The Washington Post, Basic Black (WGBH Boston), GoLocalWorcester.com, the Orlando Sentinel, the Democrat and Chronicle, The Telegram and Gazette, The Toledo Blade, The Ann Arbor News, The Columbus Dispatch, The Providence Journal, the Brown Daily Herald, The Michigan Daily, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and the Sojourner’s Truth.
“21st Century Urban Race Politics: Representing Minorities as Universal Interests” a book with Emerald Publishing Limited