Dr. Chandra D. L. Waring holds a joint position as an Assistant Professor of Sociology, Criminology and Anthropology and Race and Ethnic Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. She earned her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Connecticut, where she was a Multicultural Fellow, in 2013. Her research focuses on the growing black/white biracial population. Her interest in race stems from being raised in a multiracial family in a three very different contexts: Germany, Georgia and Connecticut. Her work has been published in Race, Gender & Class, Sociological Imagination, Feminist Teacher, Social Identities and the DuBois Review. She recently served as a Wisconsin Teaching Fellow and her goal as a professor is to facilitate respectful, meaningful and transformative conversations about race.
To relax and rejuvenate, she enjoys traveling, reading, spending time with friends and family and trying new things.