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 2020

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An Equity Focused Study on the Trip Temporal Distributions of Vulnerable Road Users, Santiago Espinosa Wild

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

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Building a Critical Culture: How Critical Librarianship Falls Short in the Workplace, Jennifer A. Ferretti

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Sex Differences in Prevalence and Psychophysiological Profiles of ADHD, McKenzie Figuracion

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Racial Disparities in Traffic Enforcement, Mike Dolan Fliss

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“Rapunzel, Rapunzel, Lanza Tu Pelo”: Storytelling in a Transcultural, Translanguaging Dialogic Exchange, Erin E. Flynn

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Breaking Barriers Kickoff with Special Guest Randy Ford, Randy Ford

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Are they safe? Are they fed?: Reimagining inclusion in schooling during a pandemic, Teresa Anne Fowler

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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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Migrant Emplacement: Gendered Subjects, State Regulations, and the Discursive Erasure of Elders in Sri Lanka, Michele Ruth Gamburd

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Proper Conjugation of Bodies: Chastity, Age, and Care Work in Sri Lankan Migrants’ Families, Michele Ruth Gamburd

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A Historical Ecology of Aridland Springs in Desert National Wildlife Refuge, Nuwu/Nuwuvi (Southern Paiute/Chemehuevi) Ancestral Territory, Nevada, Yarrow Sarah Valentine Geggus

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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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"We Had to Rely on Each Other": Voices of Latinx Foster Youth with Experiences in Care with Siblings, Isabella B. Ginsberg

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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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Uncovering the Hidden History of Anti-Immigrant Discrimination in Oregon, Cynthia Carmina Gómez, Omar Alvarado, and Michael Hames-García

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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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How Restorative Justice Practices Affect Adolescent Recidivism Rates: an Examination, Jordan A. Grant

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Examining the U.S. Wars on Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia as the Production of Neo-Colonialism, Aiden Gregg

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

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The Development of Immigrants in Education, Kayla R. Guerrero

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The “End of Poverty” Illusion: Global and East Asian Realities in the COVID-19 Pandemic, Mel Gurtov

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The Meaning of Red and Green in User Interfaces for the Color Deficient, Bassel Hamieh

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Associations of Neighborhood Socioeconomic Conditions with Self-Rated Health, Mental Distress, and Health Behaviors: A Nationwide Cross-Sectional Study in Japan, Tomoya Hanibuchi and Tomoki Nakaya

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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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Pregnancy and the Apocalypse: the Enlistment of Reproductive Futurism in Aid of Nationalism, Emily E. Horger

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Working Around Political Divides: a Multidisciplinary Examination of Political Identity as a Factor of Organizational Diversity, Blake D. Horner

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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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Rememory, 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

Lessons for Healthcare Reform from the Military Health System, Amy Jones

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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

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Creating a Foundation of Well-being for Teachers and Students Starts with SEL Curriculum in Teacher Education Programs, Deirdre Katz, Julia Mahfouz, and Sue Romas

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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"It Puts a Face to All the Knowledge We've Gotten" : a Program of Research on Intimate Partner Violence Surrogate Impact Panels, Kate Louise Sackett Kerrigan

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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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#AdultingWhileBlack: Encountering in the Campus Climate and the Formation of Racialized Adult Identity Among Traditional-Age Black College Students, Sarah Nana Kutten

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The Representation of Rape and Sexual Assault Within News Media, Katherine E. Layman

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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

Handcrafting Whiteness: Booker T. Washington and the Subject of Contemporary Craft, Marie Lo

Understanding the use of Public Healthcare Programs and Impact of the “public charge” in Oregon Latino/as., Edlyn Lopez, Blair Darney, and Yareli Cornejo Torres

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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

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At the Intersection of Safety + Race + Transportation, Charlene McGee

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Racial Justice is Climate Justice: Racial Capitalism and the Fossil Economy, Julius McGee and Patrick Trent Greiner

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Addressing Structural Inequalities in Planning Processes: a Case Study of an Equity Lens, Marta Conklé McGuire

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White ‘Alliahs:’ The Creation & Perpetuation of the ‘Wise Indian’ Trope, Jessica Mehta

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Perceptions of Police Use of Force at the Intersection of Race and Pregnancy, Emma Elizabeth Lee Money

The Role of the Psychologist in Supporting Fat Patients in the Medical System, Tessalyn Morrison, Esther Freeman, Jaimie Oller, and Carrie Fuentes

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Faculty Use of Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) for Internationalization at Home, Sally Strand Mudiamu

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Social Saints in the City: Race, Space, and Religion in Chicago Women's Settlement Work, 1890-1935, Johanna Katherine Murphy

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A Qualitative Study on Health Needs of Syrian Refugees in Jordan Using Emic and Etic Views, Mitra Naseh, Natalia Liviero, Zahra Abtahi, Maryam Rafieifar, and Miriam Potocky

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Mixed Plate: Exploring Multiracial Student Identities Within Higher Education, Haley K. M. Okamoto

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Proposal: DREAMers Success Resource Center (DSRC), Liliana Angelica Luna Olalade, Jhoana Monroy-Espinoza, Cesar Santiago Perez, Vania Lucio-Mancilla, Maria Sorcia Sandoval, and Óscar Fernández

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Creating an Ethics of Love: Encountering Nonduality through Buddhism and Phenomenology, Dakota Parmley

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Curating Equitable Transportation, Nikotris Perkins

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The Collective Contemplation: How a Global Pandemic Offers an Invitation to Dance with the Abundant Divine, Skyler Pestle

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The Velvet Glove: Virtuousness and Class in Balzac’s Paris, Nicholas C. Peters

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What You Should Know About RACISM-20: A Fact Sheet in the Time of COVID-19, Ryan J. Petteway

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Arab Student Experiences of Inclusivity and Exclusivity at Portland State University and Off-Campus Locations, Leila M. Piazza

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Colonial Articulations: Race, Violence, and Coloniality in Kafka's "Penal Colony", Marshall Pierce

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Time to Act: Envisioning and Creating a Just and Equitable PSU, Portland State University. Global Diversity and Inclusion, Stephen Percy, Ame Lambert, and Cathy Royal

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What Makes Inclusion Work: an Autoethnography on Coordinating an Inclusive Youth Advocacy Program, Megan Price

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Inclusion for Speech-Language Pathology Minority Graduate Students, Teresa Michelle Roberts

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Addressing Diversity and Inclusion Through Group Comparisons: a Primer on Measurement Invariance Testing, Guizella A. Rocabado, Regis Komperda, Jennifer E. Lewis, and Jack Barbera

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Staying at Home, Todd N. Rosenstiel, Charlotte Fritz, Dara Shifrer, and Cynthia Mohr

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Inequities and Opportunities, Todd N. Rosenstiel; Theodore C. Van Alst, Jr.; Idowu Ajibade; Alexander Sager; and Jose Coll

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A Personal, Indigenous Feminist Experience with Centering Relationships During COVID-19, Stephany RunningHawk Johnson

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Variation in Female and Male Dialogue in Buffy the Vampire Slayer: A Multi-dimensional Analysis, Amber Morgan Sanchez

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Cultural Wealth and the Racialized Experiences of Persisting Latinx Business Students in a Predominantly White Institution: a Study on Sense of Belonging, Rebecca Sue Sanchez

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Epictetus’ Enchiridion and the Influence on Women, Eloise C. Schell

Comparing FARS-Reported Motor Vehicle Fatalities on Tribal and Non-Tribal Lands in the Pacific Northwest, 2010-2018, Jennifer Seamans

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An Intersectional Mixed Methods Approach to Understand American Indian Men’s Health, Ka‘imi Sinclair, Kelly L. Gonzales, Claire Woosley, Tish Rivera Cree, Celina M. Garza, and Dedra Buchwald

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Authoring Dis/ability Identities Mapping the Role of Ableism in Teacher Candidate Identity Construction, Molly B. Siuty and Margaret R. Beneke

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Vampires, Fandom, and Feminism: Updating the Vampire Horror Screenplay Through Themes of Empowerment, McKinzie Smith

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Paradoxical Feminism: Attempts at Gender Equality in the French Revolution, Maggie E. Stanton

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A Sexual Health Promotion App for Transgender Women (Trans Women Connected): Development and Usability Study, Christina J. Sun, Kirsten M. Anderson, Tamara Kuhn, Liat Tzvia Mayer, and Charles H. Klein

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Individual and Community Supports that Impact Community Inclusion and Recovery for Individuals with Serious Mental Illnesses, Rachel Elizabeth Terry

Let’s Tell a Story: Using Narrative to Enhance Accessibility in Online Video Tutorials, Anders Tobiason

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The Impact of Vote by Mail on Native American Turnout, Nathaniel J. Torry-Schrag

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Music Education as a Potential Mediator for Social Decline, Gabriel V. Trees

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Hybrid Cultures: Solutions for Cultural Appropriation in Art, Daniela A. Uribe

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Six Feet of Distance Between Belonging: Expansions and Maintenance of Citizenship During COVID-19, Johnathon Daniel Vargas

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The Experiences of Teachers Successfully Teaching Reading to Black Students, Kevin Michael Walker