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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Open Education Week: Open Pedagogy and Student Content Creation, Shane Abrams, Frank Granshaw, and Veronica Hotton

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

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An iterative design for patient education handouts: creating accessible written pre-operative information for diverse cleft palate patients and their families, Rachel Atkinson

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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Rock Glaciers and Related Cold Rocky Landforms: Overlooked Climate Refugia for Mountain Biodiversity, Stefano Brighenti, Scott Hotaling, Debra S. Finn, Andrew G. Fountain, Masaki Hayashi, David Herbst, Jasmine E. Saros, Lusha M. Tronstad, and Constance I. Millar

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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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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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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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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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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

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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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

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

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Experiences of Shame, Exclusion, & Appropriation in Mindfulness-based Wellness Culture, Charlotte Grace Starling

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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

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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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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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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Impacts of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Biodiversity Conservation, Richard T. Corlett, Richard B. Primack, Vincent Devictor, Bea Mass, Varun Goswami, Amanda Bates, Lian Pin Koh, Tracey Reagan, Rafael Loyola, Robin J. Pakeman, Graeme S. Cumming, Anna Pidgeon, David Johns, and Robin Roth

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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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Vulnerability of Small Forest Patches to Fire in the Paraiba do Sul River Valley, Southeast Brazil: Implications for restoration of the Atlantic Forest biome, Betina J. Guedes, Klecia G. Massi, Cody Evers, and Max Nielsen-Pincus

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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

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Confronting Hate: Uncovering The Hidden History of Anti-Black Racism in Oregon, Walidah Imarisha, Bob Horenstein, E. D. Mondaine Rev., and Emmett Wheatfall

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Black Males and Complexion and Phenotype: A Case Study of Portland, Oregon, Ethan Johnson

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Living and Working in a White Homeland: A Challenge to be Heard and Recognized, Ethan Johnson

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Educación, Negritud y Nación: Políticas de Inclusión Educativa para Afrodescendientes en Ecuador, Ethan Johnson and John Antón

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Sodomy Laws in France: How The 1791 French Penal Code Decriminalized Sodomy Without The Will of The People, Serena Johnson

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An Expert Discussion on Structural Racism in Autism Research and Practice, Desiree R. Jones, Christina Nicolaidis, Lisa J. Ellwood, Arianne Garcia, Khalilah R. Johnson, Kristina Lopez, and T. C. Waisman

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Interview with Marvin Kaiser, Marvin Kaiser and Oona Fisher Campbell

Whose land is our land? Race, place, and equity in western Multnomah County, Indi Keith

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2020 Evaluation of the Highway Construction Workforce Development Program, Maura Kelly and Lindsey Wilkinson

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Breaking Barriers Round Table with Special Guest Janaya Khan, Janaya Khan

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Gender-Swapped Remakes: Writing a Screenplay to Promote Realistic and Diverse Representation in Female-Centric Films, Jocelyn J. Kiffe

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Between “Us” and “Them”: Political Subjectivities in the Shadows of the 2018 Brazilian Election, Charles H. Klein, Milena M. Carmo, and Alessandra Tavares

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Public Housing With Services for Older Adults With Developmental Disabilities: Differences in Efficacy Among Asian and White Communities, Junghee Lee, William Donlan, Paula C. Carder, Leigh Grover, Insik Hwang, Younghwan Kim, and Gretchen Luhr

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Dreaming Revolutionary Futures: Critical Race’s Centrality to Ending White Supremacy, Sofia Y. Leung and Jorge R. López-McKnight

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Assisting Students and Families during the COVID-19 Crisis: Diversity & Equity in Action through a Educator-Family-Community Health Worker Intersection, Eric J. López, Oscar J. Muñoz, and Eva Menchaca-López

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Perceptions of Students of Color About Their Experience in an Alternative High School: a Phenomenological Inquiry, Massene Mboup