The Fire This Time: Understanding Ferguson is an interdisciplinary exploration of and critical engagement with Ferguson, MO. It is a credit course running in the Spring 2015 semester at Penn State. It is also, through this website, an open educational resource designed to add perspective and nuance to the national conversation around the events in Ferguson.
The course is designed and taught by:
- Paul Taylor, Associate Professor of Philosophy and African American Studies, and Head of the Department of African American Studies
- Courtney Morris, Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Women’s Studies
- AnneMarie Mingo, Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Women’s Studies
Additional support is provided by: