Articles

Listening is not enough: Mistrust and local news in urban and suburban Philly                                 March 26, 2018                                                                                                                                        Columbia Journalism Review                                                                                                                          Co-authored with Andrea Wenzel, Anthony Nadler and Marc Lamont Hill.

Revealing the Ruse: Shifting the narrative of colorblind urbanism                                                         October 3, 2017                                                                                                                                 International Journal of Urban & Regional Research's Spotlight on Race, Justice, and the City

The discursive detachment of race from gentrification in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
Online: January 24, 2017. In print: Volume 41, June 2018 - Issue 7
Ethnic and Racial Studies

Racismo en Chile ¡Morena, morena,rica, qué rica! (Racism in Chile) 
January 28, 2015
Rufianrevista.org

Contesting stigma: afro-descendant migrants in Santiago, Chile
December 2014
Revista de Trabajo Social de la Escuela de Trabajo Social de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Impugnando el estigma: migrantes afro-descendientes en Santiago de Chile
December 2014
Revista de Trabajo Social de la Escuela de Trabajo Social de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Let’s Talk About Race (in Latin@ Communities)
September 16, 2014
Nacla.org

Africa Through the Latin American Lens: Reflections on representations and perceptions of the African continent in Latin America
April 1, 2014
Afrolatinoforum.org

“Afro-Latina/o Authors.” Pp. 527- 536 in Encyclopedia of Latino culture: From calaveras to quinceañeras, edited by C. M. Tatum (Ed.).  Santa Barbara, California: Greenwood Press. November 26, 2013.

The Vulnerability of the Black Female Body
November 25, 2013
Bknation.org

Analyzing the Street Harassment Epidemic
December 04, 2012
Theshadowleague.com

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  • “The Body and the Barrio: Race, space and representation in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.” University of Vienna: Marie Jahoda Summer School of Sociology. Vienna, Austria. July 6, 2014. 
  • Paper Distribution, “Contesting Stigma: Afro-Descendant Migrants in Santiago, Chile,” Session: New Inequality and Social Exclusion. XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology Facing an Unequal World: Challenges for Global Sociology. Yokohama, Japan. July 13-19, 2014.
  •  “El Cuerpo y El Barrio: Raza, espacio y representación en Cartagena de Indias, Colombia” (The Body and the Barrio: Race, space and representation in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia). Lecture series for the master’s program in El Laboratorio Iberoamericano de Investigación e Innovación en Cultura y Desarrollo en La Universidad Tecnológica de Bolívar (The Latin American Laboratory for Research and Innovation in Culture and Development) at La Universidad Tecnológica de Bolívar. Cartagena, Colombia. April 30, 2014. 
  • “The Body and the Barrio: Race, space and representation in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia." Final presentation of Fulbright US Student Award Research Grantees to Colombia. Bogotá, Colombia. April 25, 2014. 
  •  “Contesting Stigma: Afro-descendant Migrants in Santiago, Chile.” 43rd Annual Meeting of the Association of Black Sociologists, Social (In-)Justice and Health Disparities: A Continuing Saga. New York City. August 8-10, 2013.
  • “Inmigrantes Afrodescendientes en Santiago, Chile (Afro-descendant Immigrants in Santiago, Chile).” Department of Sociology, Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Santiago, Chile. May 13, 2013.
  •  "La Lucha Afro: A Relational Approach to Afro-Colombian Social Movement Organizations." 3rd International Conference of Afro Latin American Studies. Centro de Estudios Avanzados de Puerto Rico y el Caribe. San Juan, Puerto Rico. March 22-25, 2012.