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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Mixed Race 3.0: Risk and Reward in the Digital Age
Audacious and razor-sharp, "Mixed Race 3.0" exposes the many monochromatic portrayals of multiracial people’s richness, variety and struggles in history, politics, mass-media and technology.
Available on Amazon.com

ETC (Sweden)
On the Anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombings

Cultural Weekly Radio
In Defense of Jay Z
Cultural Weekly Radio

WGBH Boston
Basic Black

Weekends with Alex Witt

Geoff Berg (host) on AM760 Denver
Listen Here

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

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

The Madeleine Brand Show, KPCC Radio (NPR)

Saturday Night with Esme Murphy, WCCO Radio (CBS)

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

Selected Lectures:
University of Southern California
John E. Sawyer Seminars on the Comparative Study of Cultures
Tweeting into the Future: Mixing Race and Technology in the 21st Century

Vanderbilt University
Digital Citizenship: Google Glass, Technology and Privacy

Big Sisters of Boston
T.M.I: Managing Online Identities

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

Rhode Island School of Design
Hybrid Hotties: Intersections of Gender and Race in Multiracial Bodies