Welcome to my site!

I am Ulli K. Ryder and I am devoted to creating positive change and helping people live more harmoniously. Through research, consulting, teaching and speaking I facilitate discussions on identity, race, politics and media in a global context.

As you explore my site you will learn more about me, see what students, clients and colleagues are saying and find ways to contribute to the conversation.

Please visit often, post videos or comments, and join me in the effort to create a more socially and politically just world.

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April 15, 2014
ETC (Sweden)
On the Anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombings

September 8, 2013
Cultural Weekly Radio
In Defense of Jay Z
Cultural Weekly Radio

November 11, 2011
7:30pm EST
WGBH Boston
Basic Black

November 5, 2011
Weekends with Alex Witt

October 24, 2011
8:30pm EST
Hosted by Geoff Berg on AM760 Denver
Listen Here

October 23, 2011
New York Daily News Op-Ed
"Herman Cain's Use of Racial Language is Rhetoric We Must Refuse"

October 19, 2011
New York Times
"Behind Herman Cain's Humor, A Question of Seriousness"

Tuesday, August 9, 2011, 6pm EST
Discussing interracial relationships, multiracial identities and the field of Mixed Race Studies with Dr. Marcia A. Dawkins and Fanshen Cox on
Is That Your Child?

Thursday, June 23, 2011, 9-10am PT
The Madeleine Brand Show, KPCC Radio (NPR)

Saturday, June 18, 2011, 7:05pm EST
Saturday Night with Esme Murphy, WCCO Radio (CBS)

June 14, 2011
The New York Times
On College Forms, a Question of Race, or Races, Can Perplex

Recent Events:
February 28, 2012
Rhode Island School of Design
Taproom (226 Benefit Street, Providence, RI)
Rebecca Walker Discussion and Booksigning
"Black Cool: One Thousand Streams of Blackness"
Foreward by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Recent Lectures:
March 14, 2012
Big Sisters of Boston.
T.M.I: Managing Online Identities.

February 16, 2012
Simmons College
Race and Ethnicity in the US.
Special lecture for students from Ritsumeikan University (Kyoto, Japan)

July 30, 2011
Leadership Alliance National Symposium
Life After Graduate School: The Postdoc Experience and More.
Greenwich, CT

March 21, 2011
Rhode Island School of Design
Hybrid Hotties: Intersections of Gender and Race in Multiracial Bodies