Lori Tharps

Associate Professor, Temple University

Lori L. Tharps is a content creator who thrives at the intersection of race and pop culture.

An associate professor of journalism at Temple University, Tharps is an award-winning author, journalist, blogger, podcast host and popular speaker. She has written for publications including, Ms., Glamour, The Columbia Journalism Review, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The New York Times, and The Root.com.

Currently Tharps lives in Philadelphia with her husband and three children. She is (almost) fluent in Spanish and can say I love you in seven languages.


Twitter- @loritharps


On Wharton Business Radio

Knowledge@Wharton: October 11, 2019 Episode Featured ImageKnowledge@Wharton: October 11, 2019

Host Dan Loney is joined by Lori Tharps (Associate Professor, Temple University), Tina Opie (Associate Professor, Babson College; MIT Sloan School of Management), and Courtney McCluney (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia) on the Friday, October 11, 2019 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.

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