Charles retired from the Psychology faculty at U-M. A clinical psychologist, he served for 15 years as Co-Director of IGR. Since retirement, he has consulted with more than 40 universities across the nation regarding the creation of intergroup dialogue programs, based on the U-M model. He currently lives in Columbus, OH, and is an adjunct lecturer in psychology at OSU and a consultant at their Multicultural Center. Charles’ Ph.D. and M.A. are from Vanderbilt University. He also holds an M.A. in journalism from the University of South Carolina. His interests in social justice are shaped by his having grown up in the rural South in the days of Jim Crow, before the Civil Rights Movement. He is the father of two sons, one an elementary school teacher in New York City, and the other a senior at Michigan State. When he’s not at work, Charles especially enjoys movies, theater, and food.