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 2019

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Cultivating a Community of Resilience for Transgender Collegians Through the Practice of Sustainable Leadership, Beau Gilbert

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Assessing the Barriers to Equity in Smart Mobility Systems: A Case Study of Portland, Oregon, Aaron Golub, Vivian Satterfield, Michael Serritella, Jai Singh, and Senna Phillips

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HR Talk Podcast, Episode 6: Sanctuary Cities and Schools, Cynthia Carmina Gomez

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Incivility as a Veiled Display of Workplace Discrimination: The Intersection of Workplace Incivility and Gender-Based Discrimination, Sara M. Grant

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Does X Mark the Applicant? Assessing Reactions to Gender Non-Binary Job Seekers, Kelly Mason Hamilton

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Teaching Race, Racism, and Racial Justice: Pedagogical Principles and Classroom Strategies for Course Instructors, M. Brielle Harbin, Amie Thurber, and Joe Bandy

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The Consolidation of Feminine and Feminist Identities: Third Wave Perspectives on Cosmetic Ritual, Grace Hartley

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When a Little Goes a Long Way: Expanding Home Care Services to Adults with Disabilities, Serena Hasworth, Jaclyn Winfree, Ozcan Tunalilar, and Diana L. White

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The Green Gentrification of N. Williams Avenue, Marcco T. Higham

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Film Feminisms: a Global Introduction, Kristin L. Hole and Jelaca Dijana

Racial, Ethnic and Gender Inequities in Farmland Ownership and Farming in the US, Megan Horst and Amy Marion

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Pollution, Prisons, and the Power of Women: Does Women's Leadership in Government Decrease Emissions Caused by the Prison Industrial Complex?, Chanel Ison and Julius McGee

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Theorizing Indigenous Student Resistance, Radical Resurgence, and Reclaiming Spiritual Teachings about Tma’áakni (Respect), Michelle M. Jacob, Kelly L. Gonzales, Chris Finley, and Stephany RunningHawk Johnson

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Species Diversity in the Hypertragulid (Mammalia: Artiodactyla) Population of the John Day Basin, Oregon, Lana K. Jewell

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Blackness and Racial Mixture in Portland, Oregon and Esmeraldas, Ecuador, Ethan Johnson

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Death and Dying as a Black Studies Professor The Toxicity of Racism at Portland State, Ethan Johnson

Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Pain Treatment: Evidence From Oregon Emergency Medical Services Agencies, Jamie Kennel, Elizabeth Withers, Nathan Finch Parsons, and Hyeyoung Woo

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A Cover is Worth 1000 Words: Visibility and Racial Diversity in Young Adult Cover Design, Jenny Kimura

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Gender and the Voir Dire Process, Tasha Ann Lane

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Interrogating the Construction and Representations of Criminalized Women in the Academic Social Work Literature: a Critical Discourse Analysis, Sandra Marie Leotti

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Misrecognition in a Sustainability Capital: Race, Representation, and Transportation Survey Response Rates in the Portland Metropolitan Area, Raoul S. Liévanos, Amy Lubitow, and Julius A. McGee

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The Relationship Between Undergraduate Research Training Programs and Motivational Resources for Underrepresented Minority Students in STEM: Program Participation, Self-efficacy, a Sense of Belonging, and Academic Performance, Jennifer Lindwall

Sustainable Cycling For All? Race and Gender-Based Bicycling Inequalities in Portland, Oregon, Amy Lubitow, Kyla Tompkins, and Madeleine Feldman

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It's Not Just the White Girl: How Higher Education Professionals Support Transgender Survivors of Sexual Assault, Hanna E. Luckett

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"It Lurks in the Saying, Not What's Being Said": Possible Worlds Theory and Gender Performativity in Marina Carr's Low in the Dark, Andie Madsen

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“It Lurks in the Saying, Not What’s Being Said”: Possible Worlds Theory and Gender Performativity in Marina Carr’s Low in the Dark, Andie Madsen and Susan Reese

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Suicidal Ideation and Mindfulness Practice in LGBTQ Youth, McKenna R. Martin

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PedPDX: Addressing Equity through Citywide Pedestrian Planning, Michelle Marx and Francesca Patricolo

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Revitalization in Philadelphia, 1940-1970: Rebuilding a City but Straining Race Relations, Abigail E. Millender

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Promoting Equity with Virtual Library Service, Sandy Morgan and Bruce Jenks

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Women and Corrections: a Review of Oregon Prisoners' Perspectives on Procedural Justice, Kelci J. Mueller

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A Mixed Methods Analysis of Corpus Data from Reddit Discussions of "Gay Voice", Sara Elizabeth Mulliner

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Gentrification and Aging-in-Place: Examinations of the Older African American Population in Portland, OR, Chanelle P. Parris

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Searching for Medieval Lesbianism and "Lesbianistic Intimacy" Within Asexual Christian Religious Orders of the Middle Ages: G. unice sue rose and C. super mel et favum dulciori, Isabelle Paylor

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Portland Oregon's "Right to Return" Policy & its Relation to Urban Renewal: a Community Psychology Approach, Diadira J. Pedro-Xuncax

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The Radical Impact of Madame Delphine Lalaurie on Slavery and the Image of African Americans, 1831-1840, Sophie A. Rehlaender

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'A Practice of Freedom': Self-Grading for Liberatory Learning, Vicki L. Reitenauer

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The Evolution of Slavery-Built Higher Education and Racial Supremacy in American Universities, Olivia A. Ricketts

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Feminist Divide: Do We Know Where the Problem Areas Are?, Jacqueline Rieth

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Equity in Emergency Management, Sabina Roan and Jaye Cromwell

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Cycles of Displacement: the Experience of Immigrants and Refugees from East Africa in Northeast Portland, Julianna I. Robidoux

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Reproduciendo Otros Mundos: Indigenous Women's Struggles Against Neo-Extractivism and the Bolivian State, Gisela Victoria Rodriguez Fernandez

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Situational Context of Police Use of Deadly Force: a Comparison of Black and White Subjects of Fatal Police Shootings, Shana Lynn Meaney Ruess

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Barriers to Community Gardening in Portland, OR, Jullian Michael Schrup

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Pay to Play: Internships, Post-Graduate Education, and the Cost of Working in Publishing, Madison Schultz

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Racial Disparities in a State Based Workers' Compensation System, Caroline Kristine Smith

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Development and Validation of the Workplace Mental Illness Stigma Scale (W-MISS), Nicholas Anthony Smith

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Racial Issues/Tension in the Albina District (Portland, Oregon) Mid - Late 20th Century, Karthik Sreedhar

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“Little Tablets of Gold”: An Examination of the Psychological and Social Dimensions of PrEP Among LGBTQ Communities, Christina Sun, Kirsten M. Anderson, Kim Toevs, Dayna Morrison, Caitlin Wells, and Christina Nicolaidis

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The Nonprofit Nerd (January 2019), The Nonprofit Institute at Portland State University

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A Consideration of Mesopredator Release and New Zealand's Predator Free Plan: a Literature Review, Kaitlin G. Thomas

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Exploring Small Business Management in Mexico and the United States using Hofstede's Dimensions, Elizabeth R. Thom

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Gentrification and Student Achievement: a Quantitative Analysis of Student Performance on Standardized Tests in Portland's Gentrifying Neighborhoods, Justin Joseph Ward

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Tragic Ways of Killing a Lesbian: a Synchronic Analysis, Taylor D. Watt

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A Society That Can Heal: An Autoethnography of a Feminist Framework About Shame and How We Can Recover. A Women’s and Queer Identified Outlook to Social Emotion, Jenna L. Williams

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Primo [Library Catalog]: Towards a Socially Just Search System, Kimberly Willson-St. Clair and Molly Gunderson

Submissions from 2018

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An Assessment of Sentencing Disparities among American Indians within the Eighth, Ninth, and Tenth Federal Circuit Courts, Makenzie Laron Aaby

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Challenges for LGBTQ Nonprofits to Secure Funding, Leo Aoyagi

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Invisible Walls Mapping Residential Segregation In Portland, Katrine Barber

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White Space, Black Space: Community Gardens in Portland, Oregon, David Ross Billings Jr.

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Native American Art of the Wapato Valley, Robert T. Boyd

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Wapato (Wappato) Valley Indians, Robert T. Boyd

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Portland Basin Chinookan Villages in the early 1800s, Robert T. Boyd and Henry B. Zenk

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The Impact of Leader Race and Gender on Perceptions of Organizations in Response to Corporate Error, Nicolas Derek Brown

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Pushing Back on School Pushout: Youth at an Alternative School Advocate for Educational Change Through Youth Participatory Action Research, Jessica Hopson Burbach

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Putting Rooted Networks Into Practice, Alida Cantor, Elizabeth A. Stoddard, Dianne Rocheleau, Jennifer F. Brewer, Robin Roth, Trevor Birkenholtz, Katherine Foo, and Padini Nirmal

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Black Study, Derrais Carter

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Black Wax(ing): On Gil Scott-Heron and the Walking Interlude, Derrais Carter

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Veganism through a Racial Lens: Vegans of Color Navigating Mainstream Vegan Networks, Iman Chatila

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James Baldwin's Another Country (1962) as Representation of Queer Identity Formation in Accordance to Space, Thomas Conway

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What's New Pussyhat? Men, Feminism, and Social Identity, Rachel Lee Crist

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Innovations in Leadership Development: Centering Communities of Color, Ann Curry-Stevens

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The Role of Hegemonic Masculinity in Gay Men's Health Disparities, Andrew M. Edwards

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Discrimination Against Healthcare Providers: Through Training and Practice, Shawna Erickson

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Co-Developing an Electronic Campus Equity Walkthrough Evaluation (CEWE) to Assess Students’ Sense Belonging and Equity Mindfulness, Oscar Fernandez

Race and Disability: From Analogy to Intersectionality, Angela Frederick and Dara Shifrer

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Reorganizing School Lunch for a More Just AndSustainable Food System In the US, Jennifer Gaddis and Amy K. Coplen

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Framing Race and Blame in the Media: a Case Study on the Chapel Hill Shooting, Sara Abdullatif Galadari

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African Americans In Portland, A History of Displacement and Exclusion, Brock Gjesdal

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Affirmative Consent Endorsement and Peer Norms Supporting Sexual Violence Among Vulnerable Students on College Campuses, Alyssa Marie Glace

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At Home and Abroad, Trump Tramples Human Rights, Mel Gurtov

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Multnomah (Sauvie Island Indian Village), Yvonne P. Hajda, Henry B. Zenk, and Robert T. Boyd

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Shanghai is a Fast Paced City: An Exploration into the Rapid Growth of Queer and Trans Communities in Shanghai, China, Frances S. Hanna

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Curator Talk: Hector Hernandez - November 2, 2018, Portland Art Museum, Curator, Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead), Hector Hernandez

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bodysecrecy: State Surveillance and Black Feminist Refusal, Alex León Herrera

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Understanding the Accessibility, Economic and Social Equity Impacts of Urban Greenway Infrastructure, Jenny Hsing-I Liu and Wei Shi

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Urban Greenway Infrastructure: Economic and Social Impacts, Jenny Hsing-I Liu and Wei Shi

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“You Can Show a Person Better Than You Can Tell ‘em”: Black Tradeswomen Mitigate Racial and Gender Microaggressions in Construction, Roberta Hunte

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Effects of Variable Density Thinning on Spatial Patterns of Overstory Trees in Mt. Hood National Forest, Emma Huston

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Caged Women Incarceration, Representation, & Media, Shirley A. Jackson and Laurie L. Gordy

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Global Muslim Audiences’ Polysemic Reading of “My name is Khan”: Toward an Emergent Multiculturalism, Priya Kapoor

Infant Mental Health: A Lens For Maternal And Child Mental Health Disparities, Susanne Klawetter and Karen Frankel

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The Disruptive Potential of a Queer Vegan Praxis, Naomi M. Kolb-Untinen

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Rendering Identity: Normativity in Conventional Contemporary Queer Documentary, Lea G. Kreck

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The Cycles of Violence Against Native Women: An Analysis of Colonialism, Historical Legislation and the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013, Genevieve M. Le May

Using Data and Stories to Understand Personal Connections to Nature and Attachment to Place, Nicole K. Lewis and Olena Turula

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Exploring Bicycle Accessibility and Equity in Portland, Oregon, Jenny H. Liu

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The Effects of the Nepal Community Forestry Program on Biodiversity Conservation and Carbon Storage, Harisharan Luintel, Randall Bluffstone, and Robert M. Scheller

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Do Pro‐Diversity Policies Improve Corporate Innovation?, Roger C. Mayer, Richard S. Warr, and Jing Zhao

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Benevolent Sexism and Racial Stereotypes: Targets, Functions, and Consequences, Jean Marie McMahon