INVITED TALKS

Race-shifting in the United States: Latinxs, skin tone, and ethnoracial alignments. Colloquium Series, Department of Sociology, Duke University, February 9, 2018.

Racializing numbers, numbering race: Linking race and math in research and practice. Center for Women’s and Gender Studies Faculty Development Program, The University of Texas at Austin, January 30, 2018.

On track or derailed? Differences in advanced math course taking during the transition to high school. STEM Equity and Social Justice Symposium, Center for STEM Education, The University of Texas at Austin, November 17, 2017.

Racializing numbers, numbering race: Linking race and math in research and practice. Race Workshop, Department of Sociology, Duke University, October 24, 2017.

Utilizing multidimensional measures of race in quantitative research: The case of teacher perceptions. Brown Bag Seminar, Population Research Center, The University of Texas at Austin, February 20, 2015.  Watch talk 

Race: Taking apart an outdated concept. Blackademics Television, sponsored by the Institute for Community, University, and School Partnerships, filmed by PBS Station KLRU in Austin, TX, September 3, 2015.  Watch talk 

How multidimensional measures of race can advance our knowledge of racial disparities. Fall Research Conference, American Educational Research Association Grants Program, Washington, DC, November 16, 2012.

How multidimensional measures of race can advance our knowledge of racial disparities. Race Workshop, Department of Sociology, Duke University, September 25, 2012.

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS 

Race-shifting in the United States: Latinxs, skin tone, and ethnoracial alignments. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, 2018.

Hiding in plain sight: Racialized tracking in the United States. Paper presented at the Conference of Ford Fellows in Washington, DC, and the Annual Meeting of the Southern Sociological Society in New Orleans, LA, 2018.

Rights, right, and race: Trends in the tolerance of sexual minorities pre- and post-DOMA. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2017.

On track or derailed? Race, advanced math course taking, and the transition to high school. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association in Seattle, WA, 2016.

Racial gaps in math course taking: How school and classroom segregation shape opportunities to learn. Paper presented at the Third International Sociological Association Forum of Sociology in Vienna, Austria, 2016.

Social class and gender variation in Black American’s reports of general and everyday discrimination. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America in Washington, DC, 2016.

Identity integration among Black and Latino STEM majors: The role of ethnic identity and stereotype threat. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Sociological Society in New Orleans, LA, 2015.

Algebra I, take two! Race and advanced math course taking patterns during the middle to high school transition. Invited Poster Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association in Philadelphia, PA, April 4, 2014.

Of promise and penalties: How student racial-cultural markers influence teachers’ perceptions. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association in New York, NY, 2013.

Let in where you fit in: Racial subgroup differences in school racial composition and facilities. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association in Denver, CO, 2012.

Intracategorical complexity and the Black-White divide: Teachers’ perceptions of students in the gray. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 2012.

Teachers’ perceptions of students: The influence of race, ethnicity, and immigration status. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association in Las Vegas, NV, 2011.

Is interracial contact enough? Racial concentration and perceived discrimination among Black Americans. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association in Las Vegas, NV, 2011.