Charles Green received his BA in Sociology from Hunter College, MSW from Howard University, and the Ph.D. from Rutgers University. He also teaches in the Ph.D. program in Sociology at the CUNY Graduate School and University Center. He served as Department Head from 1998 -2003. His published works have been in the areas of race and ethnic relations, urban politics, Caribbean migration, and comparative urban development issues. He was the (1989-1990) Fulbright Scholar in Sociology at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He is the coauthor of The Struggle for Black Empowerment in New York City: Beyond the Politics of Pigmentation (Praeger/McGraw-Hill paperback), and editor of Globalization and Survival in the Black Diaspora: The New Urban Challenge (SUNY Press). In 2001 he authored Manufacturing Powerlessness in the Black Diaspora (Altamira Press a division of Rowman & Littlefield). His current work (co-editor Roberta Coles) is "The Myth of The Missing Black Father" (Columbia University Press, 2009).