Department of Sociology Statement on Racism and Support of Black Lives Matter
We in the Department of Sociology at the University of Kentucky stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and all social movements to combat racial injustice in law enforcement and society.
In solidarity and in hope,
Faculty and Graduate Students, Department of Sociology
Boulware, I. E., Cooper, L. A., Ratner, L. E., LaVeist, T. A., & Powe, N. R. (2003). Race and trust in the health care system. Public Health Reports, 118, 358-365.
Clark, R., Anderson, N. B., Clark, V. R., & Williams, D. R. (1999). Racism as a stressor for African Americans: A biopsychosocial model. American Psychologist, 54(10), 805-816.
Davis, A. J., ed. (2017). Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment. 1st Edition edition. New York: Pantheon.
Noguera, P., Pierce, J., and Ahram, R. (eds.) (2016). Race, Equity and Education: The Pursuit of Equality in Education 60 Years After Brown. New York: Springer.
Quillian, L., Pager, D., Hexel, O., & Midtbøen, A. H. (2017). Meta-analysis of field experiments shows no change in racial discrimination in hiring over time. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(41), 10870-10875.
Research from our department
Brown, Robyn L., Kathleen Rospenda, Myles D. Moody, and Judith A. Richman. (2019). Alcohol-Related Effects of Post-9/11 Discrimination in the Context of the Great Recession: Race/Ethnic Variation. Addictive Behaviors, 93:154-157.
Chrystal Grey and Thomas Janoski. 2017. Strategies for Success among African-Americans and Afro-
Caribbeans: Overachieve, Be Cheerful, or Confront. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
Hua, C., Bardo, A. R., & Brown, J. S. (2018). Mistrust in physicians does not explain black-white disparities in primary care and emergency department utilization: The importance of socialization during the Jim Crow era. Journal of the National Medical Association, 110(6), 540-546.
Liberato, Ana S.Q. and Yanick St. Jean. (2017). Systemic Racism Theory and Anti-Haitian Racism: Theoretical Challenges and Opportunities In Ruth Thompson and Kimberley Ducey (eds.), Systemic Racism: Making Liberty, Justice, and Democracy Real (p 309-332), Palgrave MacMillan.
Love, Tony P. and Edward W. Morris. (2019). Opportunities Diverted: Intake Diversion and Institutionalized Racial Disadvantage in the Juvenile Justice System. Race and Social Problems 11: 33–44.
Moody, Myles. (2016). From Under-Diagnosis to Over-Representation: ADHD, Black Children, and the School-to-Prison Pipeline. Journal of African-American Studies, 20(2): 152-163.
Morris, Edward W. and Brea L. Perry. (2017). Girls Behaving Badly? Race, Gender, and Subjective Evaluation in the Discipline of African American Girls. Sociology of Education 90: 127-148.
Morris, Edward W. and Brea L. Perry. (2016). The Punishment Gap: School Suspension and Racial Disparities in Achievement. Social Problems 63: 68–86.
Oser, C., Bunting, A., Pullen, E., & Stevens-Watkins, D. (2016). African American female offender’s use of alternative and traditional health services after re-entry: Examining the behavioral model for vulnerable populations. Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved, 27, 120-148.
Zonio, Henry. (2020). Normalizing White Spirituality in Children’s Sunday School Curricula. In Bridging Theory and Practice in Children’s Spirituality, edited by Mimi Larson and Robert Keeley. Nashville, TN: Zondervan Academic Publishing.