Emmanuel Cannady

Emmanuel  Cannady

Areas of Study

Race/Ethnicity, Mixed-Race Studies, Family, Gender, Social Movements, Stratification


Emmanuel is a 3rd-year Ph.D. student in the Sociology Department at the University of Notre Dame whose research interests include Race/Ethnicity, Mixed-Race Studies, Family, Social Movements, Stratification.  He is currently working on his Master’s Thesis titled “To Help or Not to Help: Does Family Racial Configuration Matter?” which investigates whether or not a child’s family racial configuration predicts if a person will help them or not.  He is also studying a nascent Black Lives Matter chapter and other more established chapters for his dissertation.  Lastly, Emmanuel is the primary investigator on a community-based collaborative project researching the effects of poverty and community divestment.