Professor La Tasha A. Brown (Fall 2011)
Works in Progress:
“African-centered Psychology, Education and the Liberation of African Minds: Notes on the Psycho-Cultural Justification for Reparations” Race, Gender & Class 18.1-2 (2011): 52-72. (co-authored with DeReef F. Jamison)
“About Us and Not About Us: Theorizing Student Resistance to Learning about Race and Racism from Underrepresented Faculty” Journal of the International Society of Teacher Education 14.2 (2010): 70-74. (co-authored with Eve Tuck and Michael Smith)
“A Genealogical Review of the Worldview Framework in African-Centered Psychology,” Journal of Pan African Studies 3.8 (2010): 109-134.
“Africana Studies and Research Methodology: Revisiting the Centrality of the Afrikan Worldview in Africana Studies Research and Scholarship,” Journal of Pan African Studies, 2.2 (2008): 4-27.
Book Review of Not Only the Master’s Tools: African American Studies in Theory and Practice, edited by Lewis Gordon and Jane Anna Gordon. Boulder: Paradigm Publishers. Journal of Pan African Studies, 1.4 (2006): 64-69.
“Teaching and Pedagogy in Africana Studies: Implications of an African Worldview” for The Global Context of Pedagogy and Research in African and African American Studies (Ed., Victor Okafor).
“On the Impossibilities of a Post-Racist America in the Obama Era” for Race and Postracialism in the Age of Obama: A More Perfect Union? (Eds. G. Reginald Daniel & Hettie Williams).
“Cheikh Anta Diop’s ‘Two Cradle Theory’, Racism and the Cultural Realities of African Descended People in America” for Emerging Voices of Africana: Disciplinary Resonances (Ed. Michael Tillotson).
Works in Progress:
“Contributions in African-centered Knowledge Production: Africana Women Activist Scholars and African-centered Thought”
“A Short History of Black Studies at the State University of New York – New Paltz.”
"Are Claims of Discrimination Valid? Considering the Moral Hazard Effect," The American Journal of Economics and Sociology. 67.2 (2008): 1-19. (w/William A. Darity, Jr., and Rhonda V. Sharpe).
"You Can't Fix Racial Inequality if You Can't See It: Why Data Collection Is Vital to Successful Anti-discrimination Initiatives." In Advancing Equity in Latin America: Putting Policy Into Practice, 31-48. C. Nelson and S. Richards-Kennedy (Eds.). Washington D.C.: Inter-American Development Bank, 2007.
Review of The Elusive Ideal: Equal Educational Opportunity and the Federal Role in Boston's Public Schools, 1950-1985 by Adam R. Nelson. Journal of Politics 68.1 (2006): 221-222.
"The Black Political Economy Paradigm and the Dynamics of Racial Economic Inequality" w/James B. Stewart). In African Americans in the U.S. Economy, 118-129. J. Whitehead, C. Conrad, P. Mason and J. B. Stewart, (Eds.). Lanhan, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2005.
"Racism in Academia: The White Superiority Supposition in the 'Unbiased' Search for Knowledge." European Journal of Political Economy. 21.3 (2005): 762-774.
"Racial Discrimination in the Workplace: Does Market Structure Make a Difference?" Industrial Relations. 43(3) (2004): 660-689.
"Job Skill and Black Male Wage Discrimination." Social Science Quarterly. 84.4 (2003): 892-906.
"African American Popular Wisdom Versus the Qualification Question : Is Affirmative Action Merit-based." Western Journal of Black Studies. 27.1 (2003): 35-44. (This was a special affirmative action issue featuring some of the best scholars from different fields including Haynes Walton, Lani Guinier, Glenn Loury, Thomas Boston and others)
"Contesting the Magic of the Marketplace: Black Employment and Business Concentration in the Urban Context." Urban Studies. 39.10 (2002): 1793-1818.
“Merit, Cost and the Affirmative Action Policy Debate,” The Review of Black Political Economy. 21.1 (1999): 99-127.
Works in Progress:
"The Law or the Market: The Effect of Competition on Racial Discrimination Claims, Wages, Racial Hiring, and Workplace Demographics” (in draft)
"Market Structure Versus Government Policy: Which Boosts Minority Employment the Most?" (in draft)
"Black Employment and Industry concentration, 1990-2002" (running statistical models)
“Out of the Shadows: Black and Brown Struggles for Recognition and Dignity in Brazil, 1964-1985,” Journal of Black Studies 19.4 (1989): 394-410.
“Reflections on Blacks in Contemporary Brazilian Popular Culture in the 1980s,” Studies in Latin American Popular Culture 7 (1988): 213-226.
“Cuba in Africa: 1960-1985,” Afro-Hispanic Review, 5.1-3 (1986): 31-36.
Ph.D. (1988) New York University – Linguistics
Lorenzo Dow Turner: Father of Gullah Studies. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2007 (Winner of the College Language Association 2008 Creative Scholarship Award).
“Lorenzo Dow Turner,” Encyclopedia of Southern Culture. Michael Montgomery and Ellen Johnson, eds. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007: 205-207.
“Lorenzo Dow Turner: Linguist, Literary and Pan-African Scholar,” for web site: lorenzodowturner.com, 2005.
“Mark Hanna Watkins: African American Linguistic Anthropologist,” Histories of Anthropology Annual. Volume I. Regna Darnell and Frederick W. Gleach, eds. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2005: 181-218.
“Mark Hanna Watkins: A Bridge over Many Waters,” Dialectical Anthropology, 28. 2004: 147-202.
“Lorenzo Dow Turner: Beyond Gullah Studies,” Dialectical Anthropology, 26. 2001: 235-266.
Bibliographic Essays: “Beryl Bailey," “Lorenzo Dow Turner," and “Mark Hanna Watkins," lexicon Grammaticorum: Who's Who in the History of World Linguistics. Harro Stammerjohann, ed. Tubingen: Max Niemeyer Verlag, 1996: 63, 938, 998, respectively.
Bibliographic Essays: “Beryl Bailey," “Fannie Lou Hamer," and “Toni Morrison,” African American Women: A Biographical Dictionary. Dorothy C. Salem, ed. New York: Garland Publishing Company, 1993: 21-23, 220-224, and 364-367.
“The Status of Semantic Items from African Roots in English," The Black Scholar, 23. 2 (Winter/Spring, 1993): 26-36.
“The Way It Is: African Words and Creative Expressions in English," Marian E. Barnes, ed. Talk That Talk Some More: On the Cutting Room Floor. Austin: Eakin Press, 1993: 188-198.
“Lorenzo Dow Turner and Melville Herskovits: An Historiographical Note on the Substrate Hypothesis," The Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages, 7: 1, (1992): 115-118.
“The Impact of the Turner/Herskovits Connection on Anthropology and Linguistics," Dialectical Anthropology, 17 (November, 1992): 391-412.
“The Contribution of Lorenzo Dow Turner to African Linguistics," Studies in Linguistic Sciences, 20: 1 (Spring, 1990): 189-204.
Lorenzo Turner: First African American Linguist. Occasional Paper #2. Philadelphia: Temple University Institute of African and African American Affairs (Spring, 1988).
“Contested Ground: Hinterland Slavery in Colonial America” in Journal of Afro-Americans in New York Life and History, 33.1 (January 2009): 139-.
On the Morning Tide: African American, History & Methodology in the Historical Ebb & Flow of Hudson River Society. Trenton: Africa World Press, 2003.
Destructive Impulses: An Examination of an American Secret in Race Relations – White Violence. Lanham: University Press of America, 1995.
Long Hammering: Essays on the Forging of an African American Presence in the Hudson River Valley to the Early Twentieth Century. Trenton: Africa World Press, 1994.
“Out of the Shadows: African Descendants – Revolutionary Combatants in the Hudson River Valley; A Preliminary Sketch,” Afro-Americans in New York Life and History, 31.1 (January, 2007): 91-110.
“Some Notes on the Extent of New York City's Involvement in the Underground Railroad,” Afro-Americans in New York Life and History, 29.2 (July, 2005): 73-82.
Book Review of Mighty Change, Tall Within; Black Identity in the Hudson Valley. Afro-Americans in New York Life and History, (January, 2004): 99-100.
“The Underground Railroad in the Hudson River Valley: A Succinct Historical Composite,” Afro-Americans in New York Life and History, 27.1 (January, 2003): 55-73.
“Slavery, Rebellion, and Revolution in the Americas: A Historical Scenario on the Theses of Genovese and Others,” Journal of Black Studies, 3.4 (1996): 381-400.