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Farrah Cambrice

Associate Professor
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Prairie View A&M University


Farrah Gafford Cambrice, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU). Dr. Cambrice’s research and teaching interests include race, disaster recovery, community building, and qualitative methods. Her peer-reviewed research appears in Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archive Professionals, Journal of Black Studies, Journal of Global Policy and Resilience, and Journal of Urban History. Dr. Cambrice’s latest publication, Contemporary Debates in Social Justice: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Examining Black and Brown Lives, is an edited book featuring essays, empirical research, and interviews concerning health, political and educational inequalities. Dr. Cambrice has served on several grant-funded interdisciplinary projects. As a co-principal investigator for the Smart and Connected Rural Communities Planning grant, Dr. Cambrice was responsible for leading the community engagement efforts to initiate smart technologies in rural communities. She also collaborated with a team of scholars from Tulane University and the University of New Orleans interested in the recovery of neighborhoods after Hurricane Katrina. The research team was awarded one of 18 National Science Foundation Urban Long-Term Area Exploratory (ULTRA-Ex) grants. Dr. Cambrice has also been recognized for her commitment to teaching and learning. She was awarded the Norman C. Francis Excellence in Teaching Award (2010), and more recently, she received the Andrew Mellon Outstanding Faculty award (Prairie View A&M University 2021).