With great sadness, we announce the passing of G. Reginald Daniel, Founding Editor and Editor in Chief of the Journal of Critical Mixed Race Studies. He was a friend, colleague, mentor, educator, and inspiration to so many people. As a pioneer in the field of Critical Mixed Race Studies, his work influenced generations of scholars and activists. This is a tremendous loss.
If you wish to share your thoughts and memories of Dr. Daniel (affectionately known as Reg), you can do so on this memory board. The Sociology Department at UC Santa Barbara has established a G. Reginald Daniel Memorial Fund which will be devoted to honor his legacy as a teacher, mentor, and pioneering scholar of Critical Mixed Race Studies. He had a profound impact on generations of students as well as scholars and activists within and beyond the university. The funds will support graduate and undergraduate students in the Department of Sociology at UCSB as well as the ongoing work on Critical Mixed Race Studies.
During this time, the journal will be transitioning to a new Editor in Chief, Dr. Alyssa M. Newman, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University. A new call for papers will be issued after this transition. Before his passing, Dr. Daniel was preparing to release a special issue on Mixedness and Indigeneity in the Pacific, which will be forthcoming in Summer 2023.