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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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

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Fem or Foe?: Non-Communal Women Who Report Sexual Harassment Receive Fewer Career Advancement Opportunities, Katherine A. Werth, Larry R. Martinez, Heather A. Firestone, and Timothy A. Carsey

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Ethnic Enclaves and Pregnancy and Behavior Outcomes Among Asian/Pacific Islanders in the USA, Andrew D. Williams, Lynne C. Messer, Jenna Kanner, Sandie Ha, Katherine L. Grantz, and Pauline Mendola

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Post Bellum Wishes, Jennifer Cie Williams

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Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership: Economic Impact Analysis -- January 2020 Update, Emma Willingham, Hoang The Nguyen, Katelyn Kelley, and Northwest Economic Research Center

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Energy Stores and Life-History Transitions in Red-Sided Garter Snakes (Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis), Rachel Catharine Wilson

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Asian American Women in Leadership and Abusive Supervision, Mari A. Wu

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Implicit Learning of Children With and Without Developmental Language Disorder Across Auditory and Visual Categories, Wanchi Yu

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The Rise of Mono-Ethnic Religious Nationalism in Myanmar and Its Impacts on the Security Situation of the South Asian Region, S M Anisuz Zaman

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Marketing Ecosystem: An Outside-In View for Sustainable Advantage, Jonathan C. Zhang and George F. Watson

Submissions from 2019

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When the Courts were Tripping: An Analysis of Employment Division v Smith and Its Impact on Oregon Law, Lucy C. Adams

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Building Wooden Houses: The Political Economy of Plankhouse Construction on the Southern Northwest Coast of North America, Kenneth M. Ames and Emily E. Shepard

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Métis in Oregon: Intermarriage, Agency, and Religion in French Prairie, 1830-1840, Annie B. Amsden

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High Rates of Diabetes and Hypertension Amongst Non-Latinx African-American Women as Risk Factors for Low Birth Weight: Contributing Causes and Potential Solutions, Liliana Barber

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Understanding the Politicization of Oromo Identity in the Diaspora: Re/ Locating the Bones of the Oromo, Madeline Jaye Bass

What are the Prospects for a Politically Intelligent Planning System?, Lisa K. Bates

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The Alt-Right and Global Information Warfare, Emmi Bevensee and Alexander Ross

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Testing the Bechdel Test, Kathryn Gray Bouchat

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Integrating Work Ability into the Organizational Science Literature: Advancing Theory and Developing the Nomological Network, Grant Brady

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Our Vision of Health for Future Generations: an Exploration of Proximal and Intermediary Motivations with Women of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Danica Love Brown

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Racial Capitalism and Expropriation in American Welfare Reform, Sam A.G. Bruns

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From Nativism to White Power: Mid-Twentieth-Century White Supremacist Movements in Oregon, Shane Burley and Alexander Ross

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How Schools Encourage Incarceration: The School-to-Prison Pipeline and How It Fails Our Children, Madeline S. Buss

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The Čḯxwicən Project of Northwest Washington State, U.S.A.: Opportunity Lost, Opportunity Found, Virginia L. Butler, Kristine M. Bovy, Sarah K. Campbell, Michael A. Etnier, and Sarah L. Sterling

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Political Queerness Against Reproductive Futurism in J.M. Coetzee's Life and Times of Michael K., John J. Caufield

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The Ethical Challenges of Community-Based CS Training at Portland State, Joseph W. Christman

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LiDAR Predictive Modeling of Kalapuya Mound Sites in the Calapooia Watershed, Oregon, Tia Rachelle Cody

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The Image of the Virgin in Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda's Sab (1841) and Carolina Coronado's Poesías (1843) as a Configuration of Female Literary and Social Independence, Myrna C. Conroy

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"Poverty Wages Are Not Fresh, Local, or Sustainable": Building Worker Power by Organizing Around (Re)production in Portland's "Sustainable" Food Industry, Amy Katherine Rose Coplen

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PSU Black Studies at Risk, Professor Says: Administration Called out for Toxic Environment, Beverly Corbell and Ethan Johnson

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Equitable Academia for Students with Disabilities, Mia Cremer

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Rethinking Services with Communities of Color: Why Culturally Specific Organizations Are the Preferred Service Delivery Model, Ann Curry-Stevens, Gerald Deloney, and Matt Morton

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Making Race Matter: Interrupting Racial Color-blindness in Education Through the Implementation of Anti-racist Curriculum, Kelly Deits Cutler

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Moving Beyond ‘Therapy’ and ‘Enhancement’ in the Ethics of Gene Editing, Bryan Cwik

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Culturally Responsive Social Work Methods for use with Indigenous Peoples, Sara Davidson Cowling

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When God Put Daylight on Earth We Had One Voice': Kwakwaka'wakw Perspectives on Sustainability and the Rights of Nature, Douglas Deur, Kim Recalma-Clutesi, and Adam Dick

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Efficient and Scalable Event Tracing, Rupika Dikkala

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Mixed Signals: The Unintended Effects of Diversity Initiatives, Tessa L. Dover, Cheryl R. Kaiser, and Brenda Major

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Disfavored for the Color of Their Skin: Black Women Workers in the World War II Shipyards of Portland and Vancouver, Tessara G. Dudley

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The Role of Activism During the AIDS Epidemic, Olivia Eaton

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Open City's Abschied: Teju Cole, Gustav Mahler, and Elliptical Cosmopolitanism, Josh Epstein

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Access to Opportunity Project: Final Report, Shawn Flanigan, Emily Lieb, Lisa K. Bates, Raphael Bostic, and Sheryl V. Whitney

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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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Process and Privilege: When it Comes to Renaming Streets, Not All Petitioners are Treated Equally, Cynthia Carmina Gómez

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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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Hetero-patriarchy and Settler Colonialism, Ried Gustafson

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

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The Chaldeans : Politics and Identity in Iraq and the American Diaspora, Yasmeen S. Hanoosh

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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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No Easy Answer: Representative Bureaucracy and Police Use of Force, Jacob Herrera

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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

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Indigenous Housing in Metro-Areas: Leveraging Federal Block Grants for Urban Housing, Homelessness Research & Action Collaborative

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

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Impacts of Resource Fluctuations and Recurrent Tsunamis on the Occupational History of Čḯxwicən, a Salishan Village on the Southern Shore of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Washington State, U.S.A, Ian Hutchinson, Virginia L. Butler, Sarah K. Campbell, Sarah L. Sterling, Michael A. Etnier, and Kristine M. Bovy

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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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Contraceptive Use Following Unintended Pregnancy Among Ugandan Women Living with HIV, Jana Jarolimova, Jerome Kabakyenga, Kara Bennett, Winnie R. Muyindike, Annet Kembabazi, Jeffrey N. Martin, Peter W. Hunt, Yap Boum, Jessica E. Haberer, David Bangsberg, Angela Kaida, and Lynn T. Matthews

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Divergent Trends in Life Expectancy Across the Rural-Urban Gradient and Association with Specific Racial Proportions in the Contiguous USA 2000-2005, Yun Jian, Lucas Neas, Lynne C. Messer, Christine L. Gray, Jyotsna S. Jagai, Kristen M. Rappazzo, and Danelle T. Lobdell

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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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The Changing Moral Mirror of Society: from Human to Artifical Intelligent Systems, Gary Langford and Teresa Langford

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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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Language and Culture as Barriers to Healthcare for Chinese Immigrants, Edwin Leung

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A Present-Situation Analysis and Needs Assessment of Latinx Workers in the Portland Fast-Food Industry: a Study of their Employment Journeys & Job-Related Language Needs, Livia Z. Lichtenstein-Hershman

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Aristocracy and Agriculture: How Vergil’s "Georgics" Inspired a Wave of Agrarianism and Imperialism, Isabel M. Lickey

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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

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The Influence of the 'Trump Effect' on Latina Immigrant Student Aspirations and Expectations for STEM Achievement, Daniel D. Liou, Tamara Coronella, Raquel Fong, and Lindsay Romasanta

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The Use of Generic Avoidant Coping Scales for Psychosocial Adaptation to Chronic Illness and Disability: A Systematic Review, Hanoch Livneh

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Learning From Culturally Specific Programs and Their Impact on Latino Parent Engagement, Analucia Lopezrevoredo

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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An Investigation of the Impact of High School Student Fine Arts Course Accumulation on Mathematics Course Achievement, Daniel Mackin Freeman

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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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Congestion Pricing Efficiency and Equity, Michael Manville

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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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The Cosmological Empire of Pliny the Elder: an Examination of Political Themes in the Second Book of the Historia Naturalis, Kevin Alan McCormick

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The Influence of Age at Migration on Criminal Offending Among Foreign-Born Immigrants, Omar Melchor-Ayala

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Imprisoned Within the National Narrative: a Case Study of the Modern Chinese Move Toward Pragmatic Nationalism, Madeline C. Michalk

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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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Fostering Racial and Ethnic Identity for Transracial Adoptees: The Importance of Culturally Competent Transracial Adoption Training Programs for White Adoptive Parents, Emily J. Moxon

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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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Portland MSA Economic & Population Outlook (April 2019), Northwest Economic Research Center and Thomas Potiowsky

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What Did You Leave Behind?, Carol Parker Walsh

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