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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Cost of Oregon Evictions Report, Lisa Bates, Marisa Zapata, Jacen Greene, and Stefanie Knowlton

Mona Gazala, Mona Gazala

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Imagining a More Just Future, Walidah Imarisha, Grace L. Dillon, and Kai Hang Cheang

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The Influence of Colorism on the Hair Experiences of African American Female Adolescents, Lakindra Mitchell Dove

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Exploratory Analysis of Factors Affecting Levels of Home Deliveries Before, During, and Post COVID-19, Avinash Unnikrishnan and Miguel Figliozzi

Submissions from 2020

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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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

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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

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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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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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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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Time to Act: Envisioning and Creating a Just and Equitable PSU, Portland State University. Global Diversity and Inclusion

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

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Interview with Judith Ramaley, Judith A. Ramaley and Liza Schade

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

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

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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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Post Bellum Wishes, Jennifer Cie Williams

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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

Submissions from 2019

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

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

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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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The Cuban Health Paradigm: An Exploratory Analysis Through LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS Individual Perspectives, Sarah Dryfoos

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