Dr. Tamara K. Nopper has a PhD in sociology and has taught at colleges and universities for almost a dozen years in the areas of sociology, Asian American Studies, American Studies, urban studies, and history. Her writing has appeared in academic and non-academic publications. Dr. Nopper has worked in the non-profit industry and as an international business consultant and a small business consultant. She is also an editorial consultant, specializing in working with academic writers.
Currently Dr. Nopper is writing a book titled Preemptive Alliances: Race Talk, Civic Engagement, and Urban Policies since the 1992 Los Angeles Riots.