Race, Racism, and Affect

Our research on race and racism foregrounds the emotional or “affective” dimensions of power and inequality. This work takes an intersectional approach to understanding how racial inequality manifests at the nexus of dimensions of difference, including gender and sexuality.


The White Racial Affect Scale (WRAS): Development and Initial Validation of a Scale of White Guilt, Shame, and Negation

The Counseling Psychologist, in press


Post-racial Fantasies and the Reproduction of Scientific Racism

American Journal of Bioethics (2017)


Applying Intersectionality Theory to Research on Perceived Racism

In The Cost of Racism to People fo Color (Alvarez, Liang, & Neville, Eds.), APA Books (2016)

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My Bioethics will be Intersectional or It Will Be [Bleep]

American Journal of Bioethics (2017)


Different, Like Everyone Else: Stuff White People Like and the Marketplace of Diversity

Symbolic Interaction (2012)


White Guilt: Race, Gender, Sexuality and Emergent Racisms in the Contemporary United States

Dissertation, University of Maryland (2010)