Press Mentions

RACE AND POLICE BRUTALITY

UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSITY GENDER EQUALITY STUDIES AND TRAINING PROGRAMME. 2017. “Lecture on the Rise of the Black Lives Matter Movement.” (04/19/17)

UT Austin SOC: Graduate Sociology Blog. 2017. “POLICE COMPLIANCE, BODY CAMS, AND BLACK LIVES: RACIAL BIAS IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.” (03/03/17)

Capital News Service. 2017. “Prince George’s police prepare to roll out body camera program.” (02/10/17)

Terp Magazine. 2017. “With law enforcement across the country under scrutiny, UMD and a local police department team up to help cadets see beyond black and white.” (01/17/17)

Sociology Toolbox. 2017. “IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS: where do we learn whom we should perceive negatively?“(01/09/17)

SFGate. 2016. “Trump campaign vows counter to Md.’s justice reform efforts.” (11/30/16)

The Bloc. 2016. “THE CALL FOR BETTER POLICE COMPLIANCE.” (10/26/16)

The Diamondback. 2016. “Police are more likely to use force against black people. A UMD professor wants change.” (10/25/16)

The Bahá’í Chair for World Peace Blog. 2016. “Interview: Dr. Rashawn Ray on Why Police Compliance Does Not Save Black Lives.” (10/19/16)

The Society Pages. 2016. ““BUT BLACKS COMMIT MORE CRIMES”: Scholars discuss conservative logic.” (07/25/16)

The Kojo Nnamdi Show. 2016. “Prince George’s Chief Hank Stawinski On Policing, Race, And Accountability.” (07/11/16)

Associated Press. 2016. “Black Lives Matter Gave Him Fame, but Baltimore Isn’t Biting.” (04/24/16)

Fox News, D.C. 2016. “Freddie Gray, 1 Year Later: What Has Changed in Baltimore?” (04/19/16)

Science Daily. 2015. “Police Shootings of Black Males: A Public Health Problem. SLU Public Health Research Calls for Immediate, Low-Cost Steps to Address Issue.” (12/18/15)

Associated Press. 2015. “6 Baltimore Officers Charged in Freddie Gray’s Death.” (05/01/15)

The Diamondback. 2015. “Univ. of Md. to Hold ‘Teach-Ins’ to Fuel Discussions on Race Issues.” (02/03/15)

 

RACE AND HEALTH

The Root. 2017. “Running While Black: Melanin and Movement Does Not a ‘Thug’ Make.” (06/11/17)

Pacific Standard. 2017. “OUT FOR A JOG? NOT IF YOU’RE A BLACK MAN IN A WHITE NEIGHBORHOOD.” (04/06/17)

University of Maryland’s College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Featured Research. 2016. “UMD Study Finds Children’s Active Play is Linked to Parent Perceptions of the Neighborhood Environment.” (2016)

The Diamondback. 2015. “Study Finds Link Between N-Word Google Searches, Black Mortality.” (05/11/15)

American Renaissance. 2013. “Black Men Less Likely to Run in White Neighborhoods.” (10/04/13)

The Root. 2013. “Black Men Don’t Run in White Neighborhoods.” (10/03/13)

Runner’s World. 2013. “Black Men Less Likely to Run in White Neighborhoods.” (10/02/13)

The Chronicle. 2013. “Noted Sociologist Says Fears Keep Many African Americans from Exercising.” (09/26/13)

Clutch Magazine. 2013. “Sociologist Says Fear of Being Racially Profiled Keeps Black Men from Jogging.” (09/2013)

 

RACE AND FRATERNITIES

The Diamondback. 2017. “‘It’s Real’: Inside the Culture.” (05/17/17)

The Spectator. 2016. “Sociology professor lectures on fraternity dynamics.” (04/21/16)

MSN.com 2015. “‘Animal House’ or House of Horrors? U.S. Fraternities at a Crossroads.” (03/29/15)

Daily Eastern News. 2009. “Event Breaks Down Stereotypes in Fraternities.” (02/17/09)

 

OTHER

The City of Bloomington. “Archived Black History Month Weekly Featured Profiles: Rashawn Ray.”

WalletHub.com. 2017. 2017’s Most Diverse Cities in America.”(05/04/17)

CNNtech. 2017. “Facebook is playing an increasingly important role in activism.” (02/17/17)

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences. 2017. “Studying a Protest Movement.” (02/16/17)

New York Magazine. 2017. “3 Things Sociologists Learned by Studying the Women’s March.” (02/06/17)

The Associated Press. 2017. Survey: DC women’s march drew many first-time protesters.” (01/26/17)

BLACKADEMIA. 2016. “Blackademic of the Month.” (2016)

The Washington Post. 2016. “As school gardens spread, so do the teaching moments.” (12/07/16)

Medium Blog. 2016. “#docyourchange: 5 Black Professors who make Social Change through Social Media.” (11/11/16)

WAMU 88.5 American University. 2016. “Howard Homecoming An ‘Epic’ Piece Of HBCU Identity For Students, Alumni.” (10/24/16)

The Diamondback. 2016. “Celebrities who Commit Domestic Violence are Treated Differently Based on Race, Study Says.” (02/01/16)

The Diamondback. 2015.ONLY ONE IN THE ROOM: Diversity is a selling point for the University of Maryland, but the data show black representation has declined since 2008.” (09/29/15)  

AroundtheO. 2015. “Guest professor to lead weekend conversations on sexual assault prevention.” (04/21/15)

ASA footnotes. 2014. “Renewing a Commitment to Sociology and the ASA: Reflections from Members and Staff.” (12/2014)

Science. 2013. “Improving the Pipeline Into Science for Minorities.” (02/20/13)

NY Press. 2008. “Sexbama for Pres: Vote with Your Head Not Your Hormones.” (10/30/08)