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Mission

Images from student life around the Texas A&M Campus. (Texas A&M University Division of Marketing & Communications)
Images from student life around the Texas A&M Campus. (Texas A&M University Division of Marketing & Communications)
The mission of the Race and Ethnic Studies Institute (RESI) is to:

  • Highlight Texas A&M University’s strengths and academic leadership in research relating to the study of race and ethnicity
  • Support research and scholarship in the humanities, social and behavioral sciences that contribute to the study of race and ethnicity
  • Provide intellectual leadership in advancing interdisciplinary partnerships that pursue research aimed at understanding the salience of race and ethnicity for local and national cultures, public policy, and public discourse, both nationally and globally
  • Cultivate an intellectual environment that fosters supportive mentoring relationships between graduate students and faculty interested in race and ethnic research