Cedric Herring was Professor and Director of the Language, Literacy, and Culture PhD Program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County until he passed away on April 22, 2018. He published on topics such as workplace diversity, race and public policy, stratification and inequality, and jobs and economic development. He published eight books and more than 75 scholarly articles and chapters. His most recent book is entitled Diversity in Organizations: A Critical Examination. He received support for his research from the National Science Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, the Joyce Foundation, and others. In addition, he has shared his findings in community forums, in newspapers and magazines, on radio and television, before government officials, and at the United Nations.