The Racial and Gender Equity collection brings together a wide variety of research generated by the Portland State University community that is centered on the issues of racial justice, gender equity and related topics. The collection is designed to support people and organizations to interrupt institutionalized racism and sexism while developing knowledge and skills to deepen and broaden diversity, equity, and inclusion in their personal, professional and organizational practices.

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Submissions from 2021

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Voices on Resilience, Jola Ajibade, Fletcher Beaudoin, Max Nielsen-Pincus, Jeremy Spoon, and Barbara Tint

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Session 1: Panel 2: Presenter 1 (Paper) -- The Gay Rights Movement: A Reaction to the Lavender Scare, Brianna Michelle Anderson

Quarantine Ethics: From Past to COVID-19, Chrystal Barnes

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The Impact of Professors’ Heterosexual Identity in Higher Education Classrooms, Sam Barr

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Cost of Oregon Evictions Report, Lisa Bates, Marisa Zapata, Jacen Greene, and Stefanie Knowlton

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Cost of Oregon Evictions Report (Updated), Lisa Bates, Marisa Zapata, Jacen Greene, and Stefanie Knowlton

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Understanding Visibility of Queer Bodies Through Discursive and Materialist Schools of Thought, Evelyn Birnbaum

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Oregon's Racial Purity Regime: The Influence of International Scientific Racism on Law Enforcement, Legislation, Public Health, and Incarceration in Portland, Oregon During the Victorian and Progressive Eras (1851-1917), Katherine N. Bush

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Pronatalism in U.S. Media and Government Policy, Clarice B. Carl

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The LA Uprising on Camera: The Changing Mediascape and Its Influence on Conceptions of Race and Poverty, Neave Carroll

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Suppressing Our Vote: How Vote-by-Mail Affects Latino Voter Turnout, Maria K. Casas

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How Does OER Meet Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Goals?, Jenny Ceciliano, Lisa Notman, Karen Bjork, Jaime R. Wood, and Scott Robison

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Legal Financial Obligations & Rehabilitation: How the Ability to Pay Fines And Fees Disproportionately Affects Citizens Based on Socioeconomic Status, Bailey R. Code

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The Sun Only Sets on Black Britons: Sexuality and the Notting Hill Riots, Victor Curiel

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Social Health: Healthy Birth Initiative, Episode 49 (Audio File), Autumn Davidson and Roberta Hunte

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Session 2: Panel 3: Presenter 2 (Paper) -- The Anti-Chinese Movement and the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, Melanie Du

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A Collaborative Crusade: Economic Incentives for Religious Tolerance in Sicily, 1061–1189, Francesca M. Duncan

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Creating Systems of Shared Accountability for Early Leaver Students: Perspectives of Principals, Lorna Kay Fast Buffalo Horse

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Returning to Rejection: Outcomes and Boundary Conditions of Mental Illness Stereotypes, Stefanie Fox

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How Transitional, Restorative, and Transformative Justice Will Address Racial Injustice, Isabelle Garnand

Mona Gazala, Mona Gazala

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"Portland's History and the Black Experience", Karen Gibson, Darrell Millner, and Ed Washington

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Gender Role as a Mediating Factor in Gender Pay Equity Analysis, Jillian Ann Girard

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E(Raced): Race and Use of Self Amongst BIPOC Social Workers, Anita Reinette Gooding

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Exploring the Impact of Trust on Health Outcomes in Urban Neighborhood, Julie T. Ha

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Exploring The Correlational Relationship Of Interpersonal Discrimination And Leader-Member Exchange, Bryan Wesley T. Hamilton

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Transportation and Gentrification: Impacts on Low-income Black Households in Portland, Steven Howland

Roberta Hunte: I Feel Rage (Episode 11), Roberta Hunte and Bobby Bermea

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Imagining a More Just Future, Walidah Imarisha, Grace L. Dillon, and Kai Hang Cheang

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Asian American and Pacific Islander Presidential Fellows Report, Betty T. Izumi and Bree Kalima

Defund the Police: Moving Towards an Anti-Carceral Social Work, Leah A. Jacobs, Mimi E. Kim, Darren L. Whitfield, Rachel E. Gartner, Meg Panichelli, Shanna K. Kattari, Margaret Mary Downey, Shante Stuart McQueen, and Sarah E. Mountz

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Influence of the Federal Government on the Diffusion of Victims' Rights State Constitutional Amendments, Vicki Rose Jeffries-Bilton

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Racial Bias in Driver Yielding Behavior at Crosswalks, Kimberly Kahn, Peter Koonce, and George Stern

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World War II and Racial Relations, Jared Kimball

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Decolonizing Anthropology, Charles H. Klein, Mrinalini Tankha, Douglas C. Wilson Ph.D., Melanie Chang, and Jeremy Spoon

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Time 2 Act: Continuing Action for a Just and Equitable PSU, Ame Lambert, Stephen Percy, Susan Jeffords, Roberta Hunte, Toeutu Faaleava, Carlos J. Crespo, and Darrell Grant

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Cesar Chavez: The 1965 Grape Boycott and the 400-Mile Pilgrimage, Ashley M. Lambert

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EdD Graduate Perspectives: Uplifting Our Own Voices, Staci B. Martin, Kara Gournaris, Zafreen Jaffery, Lisa Janie Hatfield, Su-Jin Sue Jung, Li Xiang, Ingrid Anderson, and Micki M. Caskey

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The Influence of Colorism on the Hair Experiences of African American Female Adolescents, Lakindra Mitchell Dove

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The First-Year Library Instruction One-Shot: A Place for Caring, Leah Morin

The Erasure of Intersex, Transgender, Nonbinary, and Agender Experiences by Misusing Sex and Gender in Health Research, Tessalyn Morrison, Alexis Dinno, and Taurica Salmon

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Decolonizing Healthcare: a Black Feminist Analysis of Sisters Informing Sisters on Topics of AIDS (SISTA), Joy Mutare Fashu Kanu

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Black Magic & White Supremacy: Witchcraft as an Allegory for Race and Power, Nicholas Charles Peters

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An Experimental Field Study on Interpersonal Discrimination and the Asian American Experience in the Workplace, Alex Phanphackdy, Jared Cutler, and Nicholas Smith

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Arab Americans and Census Reclassification: Recognition is Due, Leila Piazza

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Session 1: Panel 3: Presenter 2 (Paper) -- Fighting For Freedom: Jazz and the Cold War, Cole H. Powers

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Session 1: Panel 2: Presenter 3 (Paper) -- Nonbinary Significance: Roles and Perceptions Throughout History, Minami S. Powers

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Open Ed Week Keynote Address: Achieving a Socially Just Open Education During the COVID-19 Era, Jasmine Roberts

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The Dark Footprint of State Violence: A Synthetic Approach to the American Crime Decline, Aaron Roussell, Lori Sexton, Paul Deppen III, Marisa Omori, and Esther Scheibler

Intersectional Discrimination and Change in Blood Pressure Control among Older Adults: The Health and Retirement Study, Kendra D. Sims

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"B-ing Flexible" : Examining Creativity in Bisexual Employees, Megan Jane Snoeyink

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The Role of the School SLP in Treatment of TBI: Implications for BIPOC Students, Simone Speer and Susan Wiggins

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Elmore v. Rice et al.: The Court Case that Defies a Narrative, Gerrit Sterk

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Teaching Race and Racial Justice: Developing Students’ Cognitive and Affective Understanding, Amie Thurber, Joe Bandy, and M. Brielle Harbin

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Engaging Conversations: Foregrounding Twitter Feeds in Library Guides As a Way to Critically Promote Discussions of Social Justice, Anders Tobiason

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On "Developing Information Literate Abilities": Uncovering Whiteness at the Center of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy, Anders Tobiason, Lynda Irons, Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen, and Alla Powers

Disaggregating Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders’ perinatal health outcomes: a review of research using birth record data, Sarah-Truclinh T. Tran, Betty Izumi, and Janne Boone-Heinonen

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Suppressing the Black Male Vote: Ronald Reagan and the War on Drugs, Caitlin Troyer

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Exploratory Analysis of Factors Affecting Levels of Home Deliveries Before, During, and Post COVID-19, Avinash Unnikrishnan and Miguel Figliozzi

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South of Loveland: A Collection of Short Stories, Benny White

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Innovative Praxis: Abolition Planning & Afrofuturism, Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson, Free Bangura, Sherri Franklin, Terry Scott, Roland Wiley, Jazslyn (NYC Artist), and Lisa Bates

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Discrimination Against People of Color in America’s Cash Bail System, Dolores Yanez

Submissions from 2020

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A Qualitative Evaluation of the Impacts of a Strength-based and Youth-driven Approach to Suicide Prevention in Rural and Minority Communities in Hawai‘i, Mapuana C.K. Antonio, Jane J. Chung-Do, Deborah A. Goebert, Kris Bifulco, and Antonia R.G. Alvarez

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Biking While Black: How Planning Contributes to Unjust Policing, Jesus Barajas

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Webinar: Bus Stops: Access and Equity, Keith Bartholomew

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Race to the Future? Reimagining the Default Settings of Technology & Society, Ruha Benjamin, Laura Burney Nissen, and Office of Global Diversity and Inclusion

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Conceptualizing and Measuring Patriarchy: The Importance of Feminist Theory, Lindsay J. Benstead

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“Decolonize” E-Literature? On Weeding the E-lit Garden, Kathi Inman Berens

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Crania Japonica: Ethnographic Portraiture, Scientific Discourse, and the Fashioning of Ainu/Japanese Colonial Identities, Jeffrey Braytenbah

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The Potential of Solidarity in Existential Feminist Discursive Methods, Bella Brown

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Publishing During the Pandemic: Strengthening Relationships, Removing Barriers, Reaching New Heights, Sherry Buchanan and Maika Yeigh

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Black Freedom Beyond Borders: Memories of Abolition Day, Amber Butts, Ayize Jama-Everett, Calvin Williams, Donte Clark, Lisa Bates, Naudika Williams, Shawn Taylor, Walidah Imarisha, and Amir Kadar

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Breaking Barriers Check-in with Special Guest Nolan Cabrera, Nolan Cabrera

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Emergence in the Strengths and Love of My People to Counter Invisibility for Liberation in the White Academy, Emily D. Carrillo-Casares

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The Potential of Green Infrastructure in Mitigating Flood Impacts on the Mobility of Low Income and Minority Neighborhoods, Courtney Crosson, Yinan Zhang, and Daoqin Tong

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Cultural Resource Centers Black Lives Matter Statement, Cultural Resource Centers Team

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Pro-Life Ends at Birth: Race as a Primary Driver of State Abortion and Concurrent Natalist Policy, Tasha Danner

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Carceral Empire: A People's History of the Origin of Prison in the United States, Henea S. de Savy

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Bicycling Toward Equity: Opportunities, Barriers, and Policies for Vulnerable Groups, Jennifer Dill, John MacArthur, and Nathan McNeil

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Moving Toward Equitable Transit-Oriented Developments by Integrating Transit and Housing, Hongwei Dong

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Settler Colonial Curriculum in Carlisle Boarding School: a Historical and Personal Qualitative Research Study, Patrick Gerard Eagle Staff

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"I'm Absolutely Ordinary": Bella and Her Perception of Gender within Twilight, Jaid M. Eichmiller

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Social, Scientific, Litigious: The Birth of a Queer Americanism, Claire M. Fennell

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Factors Affecting Home Deliveries Before and During COVID-19 Lockdown: Accessibility, Environmental Justice, Equity, and Policy Implications, Miguel Figliozzi and Avinash Unnikrishnan

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Racial Disparities in Traffic Enforcement, Mike Dolan Fliss

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Breaking Barriers Kickoff with Special Guest Randy Ford, Randy Ford

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Pseudo-Protections for Women: An Analysis of Possible Ulterior Motives for Ratifying International Women’s Rights Treaties, Tori Gale

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Reflection Roundtable: White Supremacy in Oregon History, Karen J. Gibson, Darrell Millner, Carmen Thompson, and Adrienne Nelson

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Fidelity and Rhetorical Strategies: an Introduction to and Translation of Arunika Senarath’s Diese Eine Nacht (2017) with an Interview with the Author, Malcolm A. Goldman

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Interview with Mr. Ed Washington, Cynthia Carmina Gómez and Ed Washington

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Examining the Narratives of Military Sexual Trauma Survivors, Maria Carolina González-Prats

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Two Black Utopias of The United States: Self Determination and Survival, Makaveli Gresham

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Winning the Fight for Better Bus Service, Steven Higashide

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Social Emotional Learning for Social Emotional Justice: A Conceptual Framework for Education in the Midst of Pandemics, Zoe Higheagle Strong and Emma M. McMain

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The Effects of Historical Housing Policies on Resident Exposure to Intra-Urban Heat: A Study of 108 US Urban Areas, Jeremy Hoffman, Vivek Shandas, and Nicholas Pendleton

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"I Should Have Moved Somewhere Else": the Impacts of Gentrification on Transportation and Social Support for Black Working-Poor Families in Portland, Oregon, Steven Anthony Howland

National Death Rates from Firearms due to Legal Intervention for Native Americans, Hanrui Huang

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Healthy Birth Initiatives: The Road Toward Reproductive Justice, Roberta Hunte, Susanne Klawetter, and Sherly Paul

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Octavia E. Butler, Visionary Fiction, and Social Change, Walidah Imarisha

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The Truth About Alonzo, Walidah Imarisha