Jennifer Tilton

Jennifer Tilton
Associate Professor of Race and Ethnic Studies

Jennifer Tilton is an associate professor of race and ethnic studies at the University of Redlands who can comment on current topics involving urban politics, urban and suburban inequalities, juvenile justice and youth in the United States.

A focus of her ongoing teaching and research is the deepening class divides in children’s daily lives.

She has worked extensively with incarcerated youth, and she collaborated with students to develop a program that allows University of Redlands students to work with juvenile inmates in the Inland Empire.

She has a doctorate and a master’s degree in anthropology and American culture from the University of Michigan, and her undergraduate degree from Princeton University is also in anthropology.

Academic Interests and Areas of Expertise

  • Race and ethnicity
  • Urban studies
  • Children and youth

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