Full course description
Term: Spring 2021
Date: April 14th, 2021
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: ONLINE ONLY
Instructor: Kory Trott
Presented By: Scholarly Integrity & Research Compliance (SIRC)
Before the Common Rule: The role of the Black United Front in protecting research participants in Boston during the 1970s
The SIRC Investigator Series: Conversations with Researchers initiative provides Virginia Tech researchers with a forum to share the ethical considerations that guide their research. Dr. Wornie Reed will be discussing his work on the Community Research Review Committee was a project in Boston during the 1970's. The Community Research Review Committee was a project of the of the Boston Black United Front, and as such had broad community power to carry out its mandate to review research planned or being done in or on the local black community, and to stop research thought to violate the protection of human subjects. Dr. Reed was a member of the Community Research Review Committee for three years and chair for two years.
Dr. Wornie Reed is a Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies and Director of the Race and Social Policy Research Center at Virginia Tech University. Previously he was Professor of Africana Studies and Sociology and Director of the Africana Studies Program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Dr. Reed received his B.S. degree in Secondary Education (in Science and Mathematics) at Alabama State University and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Sociology from Boston University.