Royce Collins

First Year Graduate Student

Member Of:
  • School of History and Sociology
Email Address:
rcollins11@gatech.edu
Overview

Royce Collins is a first-year graduate student in the School of History and Sociology. He earned a BA in Sociology from Hampton University and an MPA with a concentration in Public Policy from Clark Atlanta University. While at Clark Atlanta University, Royce developed, #SHOPTALKATL, a social media-driven program designed to effectively engage African Americans with local policymakers in barber and beauty salon settings. His master’s level exit paper, Where Northside Dr. Meets North Ave: A Policy Discussion on the Atlanta Westside Tax Allocation District Policy, provided a historical and sociological narrative for Atlanta Westside neighborhoods in the context of urban renewal policies. Royce’s research interests include issues of technology, race discrimination and inequity in urban settings.

Education:
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • BA- Sociology
Areas of
Expertise:
  • Issues Of Technology, Race Discrimination And Inequity In Urban Settings
Interests
Research Fields:
  • U.S. Society and Politics/Policy Perspectives
Geographic
Focuses:
  • United States
  • United States - Southeast
Issues:
  • Inequality and Social Justice
  • Race/Ethnicity
  • Human Capital
  • Intercultural Issues
  • Politics
  • Social Movements
  • Vulnerable Populations