The Antiracist Research and Policy Center is housed in the College of Arts & Sciences and School of International Service at American University. AU is committed to equity and equal access and social justice. It is led by administrators and staff who value high-impact public scholarship. AU features one of the most politically active student bodies in the nation. It is undergoing an ambitious period of transition under new visionary leader, President Sylvia Burwell. AU sits in the policy capital of the world steering a legion of publicly engaged scholars who are committed to deploying their research for progressive policy change in their respective fields.