ACIS Logo Kimberly DaCosta

Kim DaCosta is a sociologist interested in racial inequality and, in particular, the contemporary production of racial boundaries. Her book, Making Multiracials: State, Family, and Market in the Redrawing of the Color Line (Stanford University Press, 2007), explores the cultural and social underpinnings of the movement to create multiracial collective identity in the United States. She teaches courses on race in different societies, social mobility, consumerism, the commercialization of intimate life and the African and Irish diasporas in relation to each other. DaCosta served as Associate Dean of Students at NYU’s Gallatin School for seven years and has been involved in NYU’s Prison Education Program since its inception in 2013, serving as Faculty Director and Steering Committe member. She is an Associate Faculty member in the NYU Department of Sociology.

Search members and presentations:

Filter Events