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 2015

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Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon? A Hidden History, Walidah Imarisha

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Think & Drink with Walidah Imarisha, Walidah Imarisha and Adam Davis

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Walidah Imarisha on Oregon's Legacy of Oppression and Resistance, Walidah Imarisha and Jason Tait

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Diversity within Asian Americans: Barriers to the Public Discussion of Discrimination, Samantha I. Ing

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Indicators of the Metroscape: Self-Sufficiency, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies

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When Enough is Enough: African American Women Reclaiming Themselves, Shirley A. Jackson

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Christianity's Influence on Attitudes toward Homosexuality in the Roman Empire, Jennie Jiang

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Will You Value Me and Do I Value You? The Effect of Phenotypic Racial Stereotypicality on Organizational Evaluations, Kimberly Barsamian Kahn, Miguel M. Unzueta, Paul G. Davies, Aurelia T. Alston, and J. Katherine Lee

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Collectivizing Our Impact: Engaging Departments and Academic Change, Kevin Kecskes

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Who is Making Ends Meet in the Portland Region? A Profile of Poverty and Self-Sufficiency among Greater Portland Families, Jamin Kimmell and Sheila A. Martin

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Person First Planet: A Comprehensive Review of Person First Language, James Kirszenbaum

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The Bear Creek Site (45KI839), a Late Pleistocene–Holocene Transition Occupation in the Puget Sound Lowland, King County, Washington, Robert E. Kopperl, Amanda K. Taylor, Christian J. Miss, Kenneth M. Ames, and Charles M. Hodges

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Sound Effects: Age, Gender, and Sound Symbolism in American English, Timothy Allen Krause

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Never You Mind What They Say, It's Still Not Okay To Be Gay, Kelley Lawson

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Socioeconomic Disparities in the Provision of Outdoor Time in Portland, Oregon Public Elementary Schools, Sabine L. Lefkowitz

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Unequal Medicine: The Impact of Patient Mistrust on the Racial Differences in Reproductive Health Outcomes, Ashley Lenherr

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Neurobiology of Seasonal Life-history Transitions, Ashley Rae Lucas

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Global Portland: Trends from Greater Portland Pulse, Sheila A. Martin and Portland State University. Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies

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A Critical Physical Geography of Urban Soil Contamination, Nathan McClintock

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Periodic Atlas of the of the Metroscape: The Power of the Pyramid, Meg Merrick

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Got Hair that Flows in the Wind: The Complexity of Hair and Identity among African American Female Adolescents in Foster Care, Lakindra Michelle Mitchell Dove

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Greater Portland Pulse Use Cases: Examples of How the Community Used GPP January 2013-June 2015, Elizabeth Morehead

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The Landscape: Equity, Elizabeth Morehead

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Where the Ends Don't Meet in 2014: Measuring Poverty and Self-Sufficiency among Oregon's Families, Elizabeth Morehead and Sheila A. Martin

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Training "In a Good Way": Evaluating the Effect of a Culturally Responsive Pre-training Intervention on Learning and Motivation, Adam Thomas Murry

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Community-Based Participatory Research to Adapt Health Measures for Use by People With Developmental Disabilities, Christina Nicolaidis, Dora Raymaker, Marsha Katz, Mary Oschwald, Rebecca Goe, Sandra Leotti, Leah Grantham, Eddie Plourde, Janice Salomon, Rosemary B. Hughes, Laurie E. Powers, and Partnering With People With Disabilities to Address Violence Consortium

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Examining Reasons for License Non-Compliance among Asian-Pacific Islander Community Members: Project for Oregon Board of Massage Therapists, Masami Nishishiba, Lu Pang, Anh Nguyen, Thitisak Duadsuntia, and Sirisak Laochankham

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Portland Civil Rights: Lift Ev’ry Voice, Oregon Public Broadcasting, Karen J. Gibson, Darrell Millner, Avel Gordly, and Charlotte Rutherford

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The Impact of Communication Impairments on the Social Relationships of Older Adults, Andrew Demetrius Palmer

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Learning Intercultural Competency through International Immersion Travel, Jessica Patching-Bunch

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Gifted Black and Biracial Students at a Predominantly White Gifted School, Clair Elizabeth Pople

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Oregon Highway Cost Allocation Study: Carbon Tax Issue Paper, Portland State University. College of Urban and Public Affairs. Northwest Economic Research Center

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Global Portland:Trends from Greater Portland Pulse, Portland State University. Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies

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State of the Economy 2015, Portland State University. Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies

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Columbia Corridor Drainage Districts Governance Study, Thomas Potiowsky, Jenny Liu, Mike Paruszkiewicz, Jeff Renfro, Marisol Cáceres, and Peter Hulseman

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The Right to Dream: Assessing the Spatiality of a Homeless Rest Site in Portland, Oregon, Stephen Przybylinski

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The French Economy: An Examination of Competition and Regulation, Katherine Quick

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Intersections of Critical Systems Thinking and Community Based Participatory Research in Developing a Web Site for Autistic Adults, Dora Madeline Raymaker

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Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership: An Economic Impact Analysis, Jeff Renfro, Marisol Cáceres, and Peter Hulseman

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Retirement Security in Oregon, Jeff Renfro, Marisol Cáceres, and Peter Hulseman

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Getting the Most Out of Vocational Rehabilitation, Research and Training Center for Pathways to Positive Futures, Portland State University

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Child and Maternal Health in the Slavic Community: Insights on Assets and Priorities, Marie-Elena Reyes and Ann Curry-Stevens

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Community Assessment of African Maternal Health in the Portland Region: Drivers for Community, Health Services and Institutional Change, Marie-Elena Reyes and Ann Curry-Stevens

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Study of Prestige and Resource Control Using Fish Remains from Cathlapotle, a Plankhouse Village on the Lower Columbia River, J. Shoshana Rosenberg

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The Scales and Shapes of Queer Women's Geographies: Mapping Private, Public and Cyber Spaces in Portland, OR, Paola Renata Saldaña

Book Review of, Ann Twinam. Purchasing Whiteness: Pardos, Mulattos, and the Question for Social Mobility in the Spanish Indies, Patricia A. Schechter

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Book Review of, Black Woman Reformer: Ida B. Wells, Lynching, and Transatlantic Activism, Patricia A. Schechter

Book Review of, Christina B. Hanhardt. Safe Space: Gay Neighborhood History and the Politics of Violence, Patricia A. Schechter

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Assessing the Impact of Restrictiveness and Placement Type on Transition-Related Outcomes for Youth With and Without Disabilities Aging Out of Foster Care, Jessica Danielle Schmidt

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Supporting At-Risk Student Success: Incentives and Accountability Matter, Jordan Sell

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Neighborhood Change and the Role of Environmental Stewardship: a Case Study of Green Infrastructure for Stormwater in the City of Portland, Oregon, USA, Vivek Shandas

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Caring for the Land, Serving People: Creating a Multicultural Forest Service in the Civil Rights Era, Donna Lynn Sinclair

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Disaggregating Student Outcomes by Race and Income: Educational Equity in Oregon, Anne Sinkey and Ann Curry-Stevens

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Inevitable Rebellion: Jacobite Risings and the Union of 1707, Lindsay E. Swanson

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Evan Thomas: Fearless Inventor, Evan Thomas

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Social Justice Education with Law Enforcement: Reflections from the Field, Amie Thurber

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Staying off the Megaphone and in the Movement: Cultivating Solidarity and Contesting Authority Among White Antiracist Activists, Amie Thurber, Kelley Frances Fenelon, and Leah Marion Roberts

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Ridiculous Flix: Buckskin, Boycotts, and Busted Hollywood Narratives, Theodore C. Van Alst, Jr.

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Therapy and the Nontraditional Transgender Narrative, Dylan Ellingson Waller

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The Limits of Tolerance: The Equal Treatment Act and Discrimination in the Netherlands, Dylan E. Wells

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Consumer Satisfaction with Aging & Disability Resource Connection of Oregon: Round 4, Diana White and Sheryl DeJoy Elliott

Submissions from 2014

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Understanding Male Nursing Student Perceptions of the Influence of Gender: A Qualitative Case Study Approach of Students, Faculty, and Administration in a Pacific Northwest Nursing Program, Jennifer Anne Anderson

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Music and Acculturation: Using Culture-focused Music Therapy to Address the Adverse Effects of Acculturative Stress, Christopher A. Arnold

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Examining Racial Disparities in Beaverton, Alexis D. R. Ball

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Understanding Women in Prison: a Review of Gender Specific Needs and Risk Assessments and their Policy and Research Implications, Elise Barlow

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The African American Community in Multnomah County: An Unsettling Profile, Lisa K. Bates, Ann Curry-Stevens, and Coalition of Communities of Color

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Getting Your House in Order: A Model for African-American Financial Education, Lisa K. Bates and Stacey Triplett

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Animosity and Community Size Correlation in Bilingual Telephonic Interactions between Customer/Social Service Representatives and Hispanic Clients: Understanding How Hispanic Community Size Affects Hostility Levels in Customer and Social Services from State to State, Scarllet Bautista

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Judy Malloy's Seat at the (Database) Table: A Feminist Reception History of Early Hypertext Literature, Kathi Inman Berens

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Doing Gender on Stage: Karaoke and Gender Presentation, Andrew Bisenius

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The Fevered Road, Cooper Lee Bombardier

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Peer Conversations about Inter-racial and Inter-ethnic Friendships, Lana Lee Buckholz

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Building a More Diverse Skilled Workforce in the Highway Trades: Are Oregon’s Current Efforts Working?, Sarah Burd-Sharps, Kristen Lewis, and Maura Kelly

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First Generation Minority Students: Understanding the Influential Factors that Contributed to their Preparation and Decision to Pursue Higher Education, Alexis Shawnee Palacios Cabrera

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The Occurrences, References and Projected Attitudes About LGBT Lifestyles in Children's Media: A Content Analysis of Animated Films, Michael Caldwell

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Fair Trial in a Sensationalist Society: Charles Manson and the Tate-LaBianca Trial, Jamie L. Cannady

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Housing With Services: Year 1 Evaluation, October 2014, Paula C. Carder

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Resident and Home Characteristics Report 2014: Adult Foster Homes, Paula C. Carder, Sheryl DeJoy Elliott, Aubrey Limburg, Jacklyn Nicole Kohon, Amanuel Zimam, Maximilian West, and Margaret B. Neal

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Characteristics of Medicaid Clients in Assisted Living, Residential Care, Memory Care, and Adult Foster Homes 2013-2014, Paula C. Carder, Jacklyn Nicole Kohon, Sheryl DeJoy Elliott, Maximilian West, Amanuel Zimam, and Margaret B. Neal

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Gender and Prescription Painkiller Misuse: Findings from the 2011 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, Robin Jo Clough

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"Dangerous Subjects": James D. Saules and the Enforcement of the Color Line in Oregon, Kenneth Robert Coleman

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Synthesizing the Vertical and the Horizontal: A World-Ecological Analysis of 'the Industrial Revolution', Part I, Christopher R. Cox

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Expanding the Circle: People Who Care About Ending Racism. We Need Your Help, Ann Curry-Stevens

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How Disparities Research Can Influence Public Policy, Ann Curry-Stevens

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The Slavic Community in Multnomah County: An Unsettling Profile, Ann Curry-Stevens and Coalition of Communities of Color

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Protocol for Culturally Responsive Organizations, Ann Curry-Stevens, Marie-Elena Reyes, and Coalition of Communities of Color

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Gender and Sexualities: An Inquiry, Jason Gary Damron and Vicki L. Reitenauer

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Mindfulness and Test Performance after Stereotype Activation: a Randomized Experiment, Charles J.Z. Daniel

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Assessing Possible Cruise Ship Impacts on Huna Tlingit Ethnographic Resources in Glacier Bay, Douglas Deur and Thomas Thornton

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Comment on “The Effect of Same-Sex Marriage Laws on Different-Sex Marriage: Evidence From the Netherlands”, Alexis Dinno

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On the Just and Accurate Representation of Transgender Persons in Research and the Clinic, Alexis Dinno

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The Secret Life of the Cross-Cultural Fairy Tale: A Comparative Study of the Indonesian Folktale "Bawang Merah, Bawang Putih" and Three European Fairy Tales, Sarah Nicole Donaldson

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If It Wasn't This: Collected Short Stories, Kevin Dorn

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Reviews of Thunder: A Film about Ferron, Sarabah, and The Punk Singer: A Film about Kathleen Hanna, Sarah Dougher

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Exploring Connections Between Efforts to Restrict Same-Sex Marriage and Surging Public Opinion Support for Same-Sex Marriage Rights: Could Efforts to Restrict Gay Rights Help to Explain Increases in Public Opinion Support for Same-Sex Marriage?, Samuel Everett Christian Dunlop

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Mediating Academic Success: Race, Class, Gender and Community College Persistence, Schaylee Marie Esparza

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A Study of Small Talk Among Males: Comparing the U.S. and Japan, Chie Furukawa

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Accessibility-Based Transportation Planning: Literature and Applications for Shrinking Cities, Joanna Ganning

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Safety in Maize: Subsistence Agriculture in a Zapotec Migrant Town, Fiona Joy Gladstone

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Racial Bias in Driver Yielding Behavior at Crosswalks, Tara Goddard, Kimberly Barsamian Kahn, and Arlie Adkins