Howard Pinderhughes, Ph.D.
Vice-Chair of Prevention Institute's Board of Directors
Chair and Professor, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences UCSF
Research Associate, Institute for the Study of Social Change, UC Berkeley;
Social and behavioral scientist and author Howard Pinderhughes is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California San Francisco. He has conducted research and program development in the areas of race relations among youth and adolescent violence prevention and intervention. His research combines aspects of grounded theory, qualitative methods, survey research and participatory action research to examine problems related to the impacts of structural inequality, racial, class and gender dynamics on adolescent health and relations. Dr. Pinderhughes is currently developing a conceptual framework to address the production of racial, class and gender health inequality. His book, Race in the Hood: Conflict and Violence Among Urban Youth, presents a study of racial attitudes among youth and racial violence in New York City.