Alumni Publications

2017 IRT Cohort

book coverMariahadessa Ekere Tallie, IRT ’17
Ph.D. student, Brown University

 – Agape Editions

2011 IRT Cohort

book coverElizabeth Gil, IRT ’11
Assistant Professor, department of Administrative and Instructional Leadership, St. John’s University

Chapter in The Race Controversy in American Education, titled “A Racial Opportunity Cost Analysis of Charter Schools and Parental Involvement”
– Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC


book coverAria Halliday, IRT ’11
Assistant Professor, of women’s studies, University of New Hampshire

“Envisioning Black Girls Futures: Nicki Minaj’s Anaconda Feminism and New Understandings of Black Girl Sexuality in Popular Culture”
– Black Girlhood issue of the journal – Departures in Critical Qualitative Research



Annita Hetoevėhotohke’e Lucchesi, IRT’11
Executive Director, Sovereign Bodies Institute

“Indians Don’t Make Maps”: Indigenous Cartographic Traditions and Innovations.” American Indian Culture and Research Journal, forthcoming.

“Mapping Geographies of Canadian Colonial Occupation: Pathway Analysis of Murdered Indigenous Women.” Gender, Place, and Culture, forthcoming.

Annita Lucchesi and Abigail Echo-Hawk – “Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls: A Snapshot of Data from 71 Urban Cities in the United States.” Urban Indian Health Institute, 2018.

“Mapping for Social Change: Cartography and Community Activism in Mobilizing Against Colonial Gender Violence.” Mapping Meaning 2 (1), 2018: 14-21.

2005 IRT Cohort

book coverAwendela Grantham, IRT ’05
Assistant Professor of African American Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University

The Africana Experience: We’ve Come Thus Far
 – Great River Learning


book coverMonica Muňoz Martinez, IRT ’05
Assistant Professor of American studies, Brown University

The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas
 – Harvard University Press

2004 IRT Cohort

book coverBettina Judd, IRT ’04
Assistant Professor of gender, women and sexuality studies, University of Washington

 – Black Lawrence Press

2003 IRT Cohort

book coverJennifer Johnson, IRT ’03
Assistant Professor of History, Brown University

The Battle for Algeria: Sovereignty, Health Care, and Humanitarianism
 –  University of Pennsylvania Press

2002 IRT Cohort

book coverAndré Carrington, IRT ’02
Assistant Professor of English, Drexel University

Speculative Blackness: The Future of Race in Science Fiction
 – University of Minnesota Press


book coverUri McMillan, IRT ’02
Assistant Professor of English, African American studies, and gender studies, University of California, Los Angeles

Embodied Avatars: Genealogies of Black Feminist Art and Performance
 – NYU Press

book coverLaKisha Simmons, IRT ’02
Assistant Professor of History and Women’s Studies, University of Michigan

Crescent City Girls: The Lives of Young Black Women in Segregated New Orleans
 – UNC Press


book coverShively T.J. Smith, IRT ’02
Assistant Professor of New Testament, Wesley Theological Seminary

Strangers to Family: Diaspora and 1 Peter’s Invention of God’s Household
 – Baylor University Press

2001 IRT Cohort

book coverDaniel Peña, IRT ’01
Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Houston-Downtown

 – Arte Publico Press

2000 IRT Cohort

book coverReginald Jackson, IRT ’00
Assistant Professor of premodern Japanese literature and performance, University of Michigan

Textures of Mourning
 – University of Michigan Press

Read the author’s commentary: jackson commentary_textures of mourning

1999 IRT Cohort

book coverAlejandro Velasco, IRT ’99
IRT Advisory Board member; Associate Professor, New York University, Gallatin School of Individualized Study

Barrio Rising: Urban Popular Politics and the Making of Modern Venezuela
 – University of California Press

1995 IRT Cohort

Tiffany Gill, IRT ’95
Associate Professor of Africana Studies and history, University of Delaware

To Turn the Whole World Over – Black Women and Internationalism
 – University of Illinois Press


Eliana Castro, IRT ’09

Changing the Narrative on Diversifying the Teaching Workforce: A Look at Historical and Contemporary Factors That Inform Recruitment and Retention of Teachers of Color”
– Journal of Teacher Education, December 4, 2018

Michelle Purdy, IRT ’04
Assistant Professor and Director of Undergraduate Educational Studies, Washington University, St. Louis

Transforming the Elite: Black Students and the Desegregation of Private Schools
 – University of North Carolina Press

co-edited a volume – Using Past as Prologue: Contemporary Perspectives on African American Educational History

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