Jennifer Esposito Norris
Chair, Department of Educational Policy Studies - Professor, Educational Policy Studies
Esposito, J. and Evans-Winters, V. (2021). Introduction to Intersectional Qualitative Research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Edwards, E. and Esposito, J. (2020). Intersectional analysis as a method to analyze popular culture: Clarity in the matrix. New York: Routledge.
Scussel, E. and Norris Esposito, J. (2023). “That sounds scary, Let’s ban it”: Analyzing manufactured ignorance and the attack on critical race theory in K-12 schools. Thresholds in Education, 46(1), 48-60.
Esposito, J. (2023). It’s not enough to just insert a few people of color:” An Intersectional analysis of failed leadership in Netflix’s The Chair series. Educational Studies, 59 (1), 93-108. Article first published online December 13, 2022 DOI: 10.1080/00131946.2022.2153684
Happel-Parkins, A. and Esposito, J. (2022). “Would you wear that to church?!": The production of "ladies" in a Southern all girls' after-school club. Urban Education, 57(6), 1008-1030. Article first published online September 23, 2018 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/0042085918802614
Edwards, E. and Esposito, J. (2022). Popular culture as an educative site regarding the January 6, 2021 insurrection: Grappling with complexity through intersectional analyses. Cultural Studies – Critical Methodologies, 22(5). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/15327086221094285
Stephanie Y. Evans
Professor, Affiliate Faculty, Center for the Study of Stress, Trauma and Resilience and Affiliate Faculty, Department of African American Studies, Africana Studies, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Dr. Evans gave the Women’s History Month Keynote at Mercer University in March 2023: "Inner Peace and the Power of Self-Possession Amid Chaos: Lessons from Black Women's Yoga History."
Evans, Stephanie Y. Stephanie Shonekan, Stephanie Adams, and Deanna Wathington (Eds.) with Johnetta Cole (Foreword). Dear Department Chair: Letters from Black Women Leaders to the Next Generation. Under contract Wayne State University Press (Fall 2023). https://chairatthetable.net/
Evans, Stephanie Y. Sarita Davis, Leslie Hinkson, and Deanna Wathington (Eds.). Black Women and Public Health: Regenerative History, Practice, and Planning. SUNY Press (February 2022). https://sunypress.edu/Books/B/Black-Women-and-Public-Health Website https://blackwomenandpublichealth.net/
Evans, Stephanie Y. (2021). Black Women’s Yoga History: Memoirs of Inner Peace. New York: State University of New York Press (SUNY). Website http://www.blackwomensyogahistory.net/book.html
Desmond F. Goss
Lecturer, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Director of the Social Justice Certificate Program, Sociology
Goss Desmond Francis. 2022. Race and Masculinity in Gay Men's Pornography: Deconstructing the Big Black Beast. Abingdon Oxon: Routledge. https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9781003023517 .
Visiting Faculty, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Kolysh, Simone. 2021. Everyday Violence: The Public Harassment of Women and LGBTQ People. Rutgers University Press.
Whitley, Cameron T., Nordmarken, Sonny, Kolysh, Simone and Jess Goldstein-Kral. 2022. I’ve Been Misgendered So Many Times: Comparing the Experiences of Chronic Misgendering Among Transgender Graduate Students in the Social and Natural Sciences. Sociological Inquiry. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/soin.12482
Assistant Professor, Sociology
Baumle, Amanda K. and Sonny Nordmarken. 2022. The Demography of Transgender, Nonbinary, and Gender Minority Populations. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. ISBN: 978-3-031-06329-9. https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-031-06329-9
Nordmarken, Sonny. 2022. “Cisnormative and Transnormative Misgendering: Holding Gender Minorities Accountable to Gender Expectations in Mainstream and Trans/Queer Spaces.” Pp. 148-162 in Rethinking Transgender Identities: Reflections from Around the Globe, edited by Petra Doan and Lynda Johnston. New York, NY: Routledge. https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/edit/10.4324/9781315613703/rethinking-transgender-identities-lynda-johnston-petra-doan
Whitley, Cameron T., Sonny Nordmarken, Simone Kolysh, and Jess Goldstein-Kral. 2022. “I’ve Been Misgendered So Many Times: Comparing the Experience of Chronic Misgendering Among Transgender Graduate Students in the Social and Natural Sciences.” Sociological Inquiry. 92(3): 1001-1028. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/soin.12482
Nordmarken, Sonny. Forthcoming 2023. “Coming Into Identity: How Gender Minorities Experience Identity-Formation.” Gender & Society 37.
Professor and Chair, Anthropology
Patico Jennifer. 2020. The Trouble with Snack Time: Children's Food and the Politics of Parenting. New York: New York University Press.
Associate Professor and BSW Program Director, School of Social Work
“We’ll dance harder and love deeper”: LGBTQIA+ resilience and resistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. (2022) Qualitative Social Work. https://scholarworks.gsu.edu/ssw_facpub/95/
Reconceptualizing the knowledge base of social work: The imperative for critical theories and perspectives in social work education. (2021). Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare. https://scholarworks.gsu.edu/ssw_facpub/93/
Exploring the experiences of transgender and gender diverse adults in accessing a trans knowledgeable primary care physician. (2021) International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34948676/
Professor, Chair of the Sociology Department
Pavao, C., McLeroy, K. R., Lincoln, Y. S., Burdine, J. N., Wright, Eric R. (2022). Assessment of the Inclusivity of the National CLAS Standards Enhancement Initiative of Bisexual Identities. Wiley, 2022, 125-137.
Respress, Ebony, Evener, S. L., Caruso, E., Jacobson, K., Bowen, A., Kachur, R. E., Garcia-Williams, A. G., Wright, Eric R. (2022). Preferences for shigellosis-related health promotion materials for gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men: Results from a Qualitative Assessment, Atlanta, GA, 2017. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 49(4), 304-309.