African and African Disapora Studies Department
African and African Disapora Studies Department

Shetal Vohra-Gupta


Staff Researcher
Shetal Vohra-Gupta



Dr. Vohra-Gupta’s research focuses on economic and labor policy as it relates to women and families of ethnic minority groups. She is currently conducting research on minimum wage policy and the safety net as it applies to women of color in poverty. In addition she is completing a research study on birth outcomes in low-income women of color. Dr. Vohra-Gupta manages the publication of briefs and articles within IUPRA and teaches courses in public policy, race, ethnicity, and culture.


AFR 380D • Race/Ethnicity/Gender Policies

29583 • Spring 2016
Meets T 930am-1230pm CAL 21
(also listed as WGS 393)

This course explores the overt and covert representations of race, ethnicity, and gender issues in public policy. The class acquaints students with the process of policy development and the multiple factors that influence its content, implementation, and consequences. In addition, the course will focus on the history and theoretical perspectives on race, ethnicity, and gender as it relates to current policies

AFR 380D • Race/Ethnicity/Gender Policies

29859 • Spring 2015
Meets M 1000am-100pm GWB 2.204

An exploration of the development of race, ethnicity, and gender theories and their application to social issues, policy development, and policy implementation.

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