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. Find more with advanced search; example: Black Lives Matter

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Submissions from 2024

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Identity in Question: Middle Eastern Americans in Dearborn, Michigan, Julian F. Balsley

Evicted in Oregon: County Eviction Profiles (2022-2023), Lisa Bates, Alex Farrington, Colleen Carroll, Azad Amir-Ghassemi, Jacen Greene, Minji Cho, Andrew Lindstrom, and Marisa Zapata

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2020 Racial Justice Protests in Portland, OR: An Analysis of Radical Place-making and Police Tactics in a Neighborhood Context, Claire Brumbaugh-Smith

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Queer Rural Youth Online: A Digital Ethnography, Joseph R. Burns

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Queer Rural Youth Online: A Digital Ethnography, Joseph Robert Burns

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Fragments of a Dream: Armenia and the Shadow of Genocide, Ada A. Camp

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Learning to Teach about Climate Justice and Social Justice in Science Methods, Mindy J. Chappell

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Fight, Flight, Freeze: How Access to Support Shapes Tenant Responses to Eviction in Multnomah County, Natalie J. Cholula, Lisa Bates, Alex Farrington, Marisa Zapata, Colleen Carroll, Jacen Greene, and Hadley Bates

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What Explains Male and Female Decision Making to Enter Law? Evidence From a Survey of US-Based Undergraduate Students, Abigail Cohen

Gaza's Healthcare System in Collapse: An Exploratory Analysis of Healthcare Attacks in Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPTs) and Israel since October 2023, Vincenzo J. Cornacchione

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On Fire and Water: The Intersection of Wetlands and Burning Strategies in Managing the Anthropogenic Plant Communities of Yosemite National Park, Douglas Deur and Rochelle Bloom

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Exploring Decolonial and Indigenous mental health framework and practice to address complex trauma among Palestinian youth living under violence of settler-colonialism, Vivian L. Duong and Corrin Murphy

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Intersections between Science and Social Justice: A Conversation with Liza Finkel, Liza Finkel and Maika Yeigh

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Creating a New Border Culture in the Midst of the Climate Crisis: Activism and Pedagogy Strategies for Teacher Preparation, Puneet S. Gill

Boxnard: Counterstories as Counterpunches | Boxnard: Contrahistorias como Contragolpes, Martín Alberto Gonzalez

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Individual and Structural Contributors to Implicit and Explicit Anti-Muslim Bias in the United States, Aeleah M. Granger

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Alternative Shelter Evaluation Report, Jacen Greene, Todd Ferry, Emily Leickly, and Franklin Holcomb Spurbeck

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Jewish Immigrants in Argentina: The Bund as a Transnational Connection, Naomi Hemstreet

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Self-reported follow-up care needs can be met in both facility and self-managed abortion: evidence from low- and middle-income countries, Laura E. Jacobson MPH

Supporting self-managed abortion care in “practice not premise”: Provider perspectives, roles, and referral pathways in India, Laura E. Jacobson MPH

Compelling Care: A Grounded Theory of Transmasculine Self-Defense and Collective Protection at the Clinic., Sid P. Jordan

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The Association Between Acculturation & C-reactive Protein in U.S. Immigrants: A Cross-sectional Study, Jessica Kilinski BS; Rosol Mikail BS; Kelly M. Reavis PhD, MPH; and Deborah Karasek PhD, MPH

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Promoting Student Engagement in Research in an Undergraduate Language-Development Course, Mitchell Kloer, Isabelle Trujillo, Teresa Roberts, and Carolyn Quam

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Inequities in chronic stress exposure at the intersection of race, gender, and sexual identity in a nationally representative sample of US adults, Jordan M. Lancaster and Efrain H. Chavez Martinez

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Knowledge of Medicaid Expansion to Recent and Undocumented Immigrants Among Oregon Mexican-origin Latinos: (Work in Progress), Nancy Ledezma, Grace Parra, Alejandra Nunez, and Dr. Blair Darney

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Transgender and Non-binary Health in Oregon Under a Single-Payer Health System, Amy (Mick) L. McVeety (they/she)

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Gender Affirming Surgery and Pain in Adolescents: Teen and Parent Experiences, Corrin Murphy, Eleanor Battison, University of Rhode Island, and Anna Wilson PhD

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Homelessness: A Guide for Public Transportation, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Transportation Research Board; Transit Cooperative Research Program; Marisa Zapata; John MacArthur; Anna Rockhill; and Rebeca Petean

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Gangism: An 'Elementary Form of Religious Life', Robert Northman

Health Literacy Among Oregon Mexican-origin Latinos: Work in Progress, Alejandra Nuñez-Barragán, Blair Darney, and Nancy Ledezma

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The Mirror Project: Reflections on the Experiences of African-American Female Adolescents Experiencing Foster Care, Bahia Anise-Cross DeGruy Overton

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Activism and Stress, Ashanti Laine T. Peredo, Taylor Gayton, and Lalaine Sevillano

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The Wage of Wellness: The Relationship Between Socioeconomic Status, Race, and Work Recovery, Emily Julia Ready

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Voices on Labor: Making the Invisible Visible, Todd N. Rosenstiel, Molly Benitez, Pronoy Rai, and Patricia A. Schechter

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Differences In Ninth Graders’ Attitudes Towards Math Depending On Immigrant-Generation Status, Karla V. Santana Martinez and Dara Shifrer

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Political Movement Through Cultural Identity: Lessons from the Présence Africaine, Ramona Sapru Henderson

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One Ring to Rule Them All: Connecting Johann Herder's Romantic Nationalism & Richard Wagner's "The Ring", Eliana Scheele

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“The Tin Pan-tithesis of melody”: A Socio-Musical History of Eastern European Jews in New York 1880-1920, Jascha Stern

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Evaluating Equitable Success in Literary Spaces: A Portland Book Festival Case Study, Tia-Theo I. Thompson

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Reintegrating Cultural and Natural Landscapes: Indigenous Homelands of the Alsek-Dry Bay Region, Alaska, Thomas F. Thornton, Douglas Deur, and Bert Adams

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“To Get More Harvest”: Natural Systems, Cultural Values, and Indigenous Resource Management in Northwestern North America, Nancy J. Turner and Douglas Deur

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Immigrant Identity Formation, A Transnational Approach: Italian Americans in New York City, 1880-1930, Amelia J. Vena

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Feminist Political Ecology in the Classroom, Ella J. Yeigh

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A History of The Bracero Program as an Agent of Transnational Modernity in the 20th Century, Lea H. Yonago

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Homecoming or Homeless: An Exploration of the Ethno-National Identities of Japanese-Brazilian Dekasseguis, Malina Yuen

Submissions from 2023

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Marginalized Populations’ Access to Transit: Journeys from Home and Work to Transit, Miriam J. Abelson, Ivis Garcia, Sadika Khan, Amy Lubitow, Nicholas Puczkowskyj, and Marisa A. Zapata

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Fanning the Embers of Discrimination at Work: Does Reward Structure Fuel Incivility?, Sam Allen

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Law and Cultural Attitudes Towards Abortion: Ancient Civilizations to Present, Scarlett O. Anderson

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How Unequal Access to Personal and Professional Networks Impacts Success Among Construction Apprentices, Cameron Elliot Arnold

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Final (Year 2) Report to OHA on SOGI Demographic Standards for Minors, Martin Arrigotti, Nell Carpenter, Kieran Chase, Alysia Cox, Itai Jeffries, and Alexis Dinno

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The Double Dutch Retention Framework: A Grounded Theory Study on Increasing Racial Staff Diversity at Pacific Northwest Community Colleges, Dominique S. Austin

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“An Impediment to Those Who Would Walk the Difficult Way”: How St. Francis of Assisi’s Revolution in Catholic Thought Was Built on the Perceived Inferiority of Femininity, Julian F. Balsley

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Reclaiming Public Space: How Black Portlanders Transformed Irving Park, 1960s-1980s, Ana Bane

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“For the Right to Live”: Radical Activity in Portland’s Parks During the Great Depression, Eliana Bane

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Conducting Oral History: Background and Methods, Katrine Barber

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A Just Futures Framework: Insurgent Roller-Skating in Portland, Oregon, Célia Camile Beauchamp

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“Back to Basics:” Converging Mattering, Dialogue, and Love within Pedagogy, Research, and Community-Engaged Work, Camilla Bell, Martín Alberto Gonzalez, and Terrence Burgess

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Digital Humanities in General Education: Building Bridges Among Student Expertise at an Access University, Kathi Inman Berens

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Using the Electronic Literature Collection Volume 4 in the Classroom, Kathi Inman Berens

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Review of Using Open Educational Resources to Promote Social Justice, Hali Black

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Preserving Healing: Understanding Historic Preservation Through the Lens of Restorative Justice in Portland, Oregon, Bri Brady

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Myths, Museums, Mothers, and the Power of Letitia Carson, Hailey Brink

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Examining Factors Impacting the Service Needs of Unhoused Women, Holly Brott

Jessie Bullivant, Jessie Bullivant

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Do Frameworks Matter? Testing the Framing Effect on Public Support for Prison Pell Grants, Natalie Miles Burke

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Building the Foundation for a Community Generated National research blueprint for inherited bleeding disorders: research priorities in health services; diversity, equity, and inclusion; and implementation science, Vanessa R. Byams, Judith Baker, Cindy Bailey, Alexis Dinno, and multiple additonal authors

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Cultivating Equity: Harnessing School Garden Education as a Catalyst for Food Justice and Social Change, Maureen Madeleine Callahan

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The Sanitary Lens: A Study of 19th Century Public Health in British Colonial India and Australia, Josephine Cannistra

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Truth or Consequences: Academic Instruction Librarians as Information Literacy and Critical Thinking Activists, Laureen P. Cantwell-Jurkovic and Heather F. Ball

Master of Public Health Curricula: Deconstructing Our Tools and Desire for Mastery, Alana Carrasco

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Using Queer of Color Theory to Analyze Latinidad, Maria I. Castro-Mendoza

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Back to Nature: Marie Antionette and the Cottagecore Fantasy, Rose Caughie

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Sartorial Representations of Trans Men in the Post-Frontier West: A Case Study in Gender, Class, and Concepts of Societal Degeneration, Rose Caughie

(Un)weighted Assumptions: Anti-Fatness & Health, Kieran Chase, Nell Carpenter, and Madysen Schreiber

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Menstruation Products and Perceptions: Breaking Through the Crimson Ceiling, Ava Colleran

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Untethered, Hannah Crabtree-Eads

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The House Full of Otters: Recalling Human–Sea Otter Relationships on an Indigenous Oregon Coast, Douglas Deur, Peter Hatch, and Hannah Wellman

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Motivation to Collaborate: A Qualitative Exploration of the Perspectives of Service Providers on an Alternative First Response Program, Desiree' J. DuBoise

Mental Health Inequity Found in Asian American College Students, Anne Dungalen

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Impact of Industrial Disasters on the Mental Health of Vietnamese Americans on the Gulf Coast, Vivian L. Duong

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Trans Futures in the Present Moment, Willow Grace Eckmayer

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Nationalist and Non-nationalist Christianity in the United States, Aaron Epperson

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Contemporary Library Censorship Tactics: Reviewing the Literature, Lex Faller

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An Equity Framework to Engage Community College Preservice Teachers in Black Liberatory Practices, Denise Farrelly, Joanna Maulbeck, and Laura Scheiber

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Discrimination and Perceived Cultural Mismatch Increase Status-Based Identity Uncertainty, Sierra H. Feasel, Tessa L. Dover, Payton Small, and Brenda Major

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Latinx Students Higher Educational Trajectory Post COVID, Jonathan Felix-Martinez

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The Past, Present, and Future of the Latino Paradox, Sheila Flores

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Homelessness, Water Access, and Environmental Justice in an Urban Environment, Alicia Gamble

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Use of the MSJCC: A Content Analysis of ACA Journals, Alexandra Gantt-Howrey, Alexander Becnel, Yun Shi, and Jared Lau

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How Latino Anti-Blackness Upholds Racism In The United States: A Counterstory Book Review Of Tanya Katerí Hernández’s Racial Innocence, Martín Alberto Gonzalez

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"It Snows Year-Round Here": A Counterstory about Mexican/Mexican American/Xicanx Students’ Experiences with Racism at a Predominantly White University in the Northeast, Martín Alberto Gonzalez

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“Let Knowledge Serve the City” *Restrictions Apply, Martín Alberto Gonzalez

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Review of the book Racial Innocence: Unmasking Latino Anti-Black Bias and the Struggle for Equality, by T. K. Hernández, Martín Alberto Gonzalez

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“Universities ain’t what they seem like on TV” A Critical Race Counterstory as a Literature Review about Students of Color in Higher Education, Martín Alberto Gonzalez

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“Why You Always So Political?”: A Counterstory About Educational-Environmental Racism at a Predominantly White University, Martín Alberto Gonzalez

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Why you always so political?: The Experiences and Resiliencies of Mexican/Mexican American/Xicanx Students in Higher Education, Martín Alberto Gonzalez

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Participatory Mapping of Tree Equity, Preferences, and Environmental Justice in Portland, OR, Katharine Vezin Gregory

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Teaching Internationally, Learning Collaboratively: Intercultural Perspectives on Information Literacy and Metaliteracy (IPILM), Joachim Griesbaum, Stefan Dreisiebner, Thomas P. Mackey, Trudi E. Jacobson, Tessy Thadathil, Subarna Bhattacharya, and Emina Adilović

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Gender Violence Or Tradition?: Media Coverage Of Child/Forced Marriage In US Newspapers, Manjusha Gupte and Sundari Anitha

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Exploring the Impact of Interpersonal Trust on Health Outcomes in Rapidly Gentrifying Neighborhoods in Portland, Oregon, Julie T. Ha