Tulane race scholar available for comment in Tyre Nichols case

Andrea Boyles is an associate professor of sociology and Africana studies at Tulane University and the author of two books — You Can’t Stop the Revolution: Community Disorder and Social Ties in Post-Ferguson America (UC Press 2019) and Race, Place, and Suburban Policing: Too Close for Comfort (UC Press 2015).

She is a criminologist, race scholar and ethnographer who is especially knowledgeable on Black citizen-police conflict, neighborhood disorder and disadvantage, and police aggression.

Dr. Boyles is available for comment in the Tyre Nichols case and can be reached at [email protected] or through Barri Bronston, assistant director of public relations at 504-352-2534 or [email protected].