Scholarly Readings

Academic Year 2022-2023 Theme: Complexities of Identity


  •  Morris, B. R. (2017). Carter G. Woodson: History, the Black Press, and Public Relations. University Press of Mississippi, Jackson, MS. 


  •  Marshall University Society of Black Scholars, in collaboration with the Marshall University Office of Intercultural Affairs (2022), Anthology on racism, the Black experience, and privilege. Marshall University Communications. 
  • Betancourt, Roland. Byzantine Intersectionality: Sexuality, Gender, and Race in the Middle Ages. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2020.
  • Blanton, Virginia, Jennifer Borland, Karen Overby, Nancy Thompson, and Benjamin C. Tilghman (ed.). “Visualizing Gender and Sexuality in the Middle Ages.” Different Visions 8 (2022): Special Issue.
  • Bohlman, Phillip. Music of European Nationalism: Cultural Identity and Modern History. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2004. 

  • Camille, Michael. Image on the Edge: The Margins of Medieval Art. Essays in Art and Culture. London: Reaktion Books, 1992. 

  •  Ewell, Philip. “Music Theory’s White Racial Frame.”, 11 Mar. 2021, 

  • Ewell, Philip. “Philip Ewell: Erasing Colorasure in American Music Theory, and Confronting Demons from Our Past.” Bibliolore, 14 Jan. 2022, 

  • Frith, Simon. “Music and Identity.” In Questions of Cultural Identity, 108–27. Edited by Stuart Hall and Paul Du Gay. London: Sage Publications, 1996. 

  • Heng, Geraldine. The Invention of Race in the European Middle Ages. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 

  • Hess, J. (2017). Equity and Music Education: Euphemisms, Terminal Naivety, and Whiteness. Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 16(3), 15–47. doi:10.22176/act16.3.15 

  • Moore, Marvelene C., and Philip Ewell. Kaleidoscope of Cultures: A Celebration of Multicultural Research and Practice: Proceedings of the MENC / University of Tennessee National Symposium on Multicultural Music. Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2010. 

  • Popova, Ekaterina, and Alicia Puig. the Complete Smartist Guide. Las Vegas: Independently Published, 2020. Print. 

  • Ritter, Jonathan and J. Martin Daughtry, eds. Music in the Post-9/11 World. New York: Routledge, 2007. 

  • Rowe, Nina, Nicholas Paul, Thomas O’Donnell, Mary Carpenter Erler, Andrew Albin, and Project Muse, eds. Whose Middle Ages? Teachable Moments for an Ill-Used Past. First edition. Fordham Series in Medieval Studies. New York: Fordham University Press, 2019. 

  • Stokes, Martin, ed. Ethnicity, Identity and Music: The Musical Construction of Place. Oxford: Berg, 1994. 

  • Turino, Thomas. Music as Social Life: The Politics of Participation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. 

  • Axelrod, Robert
    The Complexity of Co-operation: Agent-based Models of Competition and Collaboration.
    ISBN-13: 978-0-691-01567-5 

  • Jones, Capers
    The Technical and Social History of Software Engineering
    ISBN-13: 978-0-321-90342-6 

  • McGinn, Robert
    The Ethical Engineer: Contemporary Concepts & Cases
    ISBN-13: 978-0-691-17769-4 

  • Ridley, Matt
    GENOME: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters
    ISBN-13: 978-0-060-89408-5 

  • Weisinger, Susan
    Digital Literacy
    ISBN-13: 978-1-433-12821-9 

  • Bowen, E. A., & Murshid, N. S. (2016). Trauma-Informed Social Policy: A Conceptual Framework for Policy Analysis and Advocacy. American Journal of Public Health, 106(2), 223–229.

  • Boyce, W. T. (2019). The orchid and the dandelion: Why some children struggle and how all can thrive.

  • Chan, A. (2011). Critical multiculturalism: Supporting early childhood education teachers to work with diverse immigrant families. International Research in Early Childhood Education, 2(1), 63-72.

  • Erroneous Zones
    Format: Mass Market Paperback Language: English
    ISBN: 0380016699
    ISBN13: 9780380016693
    Release Date: September 1977 Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
    Length: 253 Pages

  • Grundtvig, N. F. S. (1976). Selected writings. Philadelphia: Fortress Press

  • Lasky, B., & Karge, B. (2011). Involvement of language minority parents of children with disabilities on their school achievement. Multicultural Education, 18(3), 29-34.

  • Linstad, S. (2021). Benefiting from wrongdoing and & Moral Practice, 24(3), 753-765.

  • Lippert-Rasmussen, K. (2006). The badness of discrimination. Ethical Theory & Moral Practice, 9(2), 167-185. DOI: 10.1007/s10677-006-9014-x

  • Omogun L, Skerrett A. From Haiti to Detroit Through Black Immigrant Languages and Literacies. Journal of Literacy Research. 2021;53(3):406-429. doi:10.1177/1086296X211031279

  • Page, J. (2021). Contributing to historical-structural injustice via morally w ong acts. Ethical Theory & Moral Practice, 24(5), 1197-1211.

  • Ratner, K. (2013). The Role of Parenting and Attachment in Identity Style Development. University of Central Florida Undergraduate Research Journal, 7(1), 15–26.

  • Sanabria, S., & Murray, T. L. (2018). Infusing Human Sexuality Cont nt and Counseling in Counselor Education Curriculum. American Journal of Sexuality Educatio   0-204. 

  • Thompson, Aaron; Barber, Houston; Cuseo, Joseph. Implementing Innovative Leadership in an Inclusive Learning Environment
    ISBN 978-1-7924-2538-7

  • Um, B., & Wood, S. M. (2022). Professional identity and social justice engagement in counseling trainees. Journal of Counselor Leadership & Advocacy, 1–11. 

  • Vanderheiden, S. (2016). The obligation to know: Information and the burdens of citizenship. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, 19(2), 297-311. DOI 10.1007/s10677-015-9618-0
    Vera, E. M., Israel, M. S., Coyle, L., Cross, J., Knight-Lynn, L., Moallem, I., Bartucchi, I.,
    Goldberger, G., Goldberger, N. (2012). Exploring the educational involvement of parents of English learners.
    School Community Journal, 22(2), 183–202.

  • Anner, Z. (2016). If at birth you don’t succeed: My adventures with disaster and destiny. Henry Holt and Company. 

  • Bisogni, C. A., Connors, M., Devine, C. M., & Sobal, J. (2002). Who we are and how we eat: A qualitative study of identities in food choice. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 34(3), 128-139. 

  • Choi, A. S. (2014). What Americans can learn from other food cultures. 

  • Dorsey, R., Crow, H., & Gaddy, C. (2020, October 1). From my perspective/opinion: Putting autistic voices at the forefront of care. The ASHA Leader Live. 

  • Grandin, T. (2022). Visual thinking: The hidden gifts of people who think in pictures, patterns, and abstractions. Penguin Random House (Releases October 2022) 

  • Lordly, D. & MacLellan, D. (2012). Dietetics students’ identity and professional socialization in preparation for practice. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research, 73(1), 7-13. 

  • Marshall, B., Loya, A., Drazan, J., Prato, A., Conley, N., Thomopoulos, S., & E Reuther, K. (2021). Developing a STEM+ M identity in underrepresented minority youth through biomechanics and sports-based education. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 143(4). 

  • Roush SE, Sharby N. Disability Reconsidered: The Paradox of Physical Therapy. Phys Ther 91;12:1715-1727. 

  • Solomon, A. (2012). Far from the tree: Parents, children, and the search for identity. Scribner. 

  • Teeter, S. D., Husseini, N. S., & Cole, J. H. (2020). Assessing changes in attitudes toward engineering and biomechanics resulting from a high school outreach event. Journal of Biomechanics, 103, 109683. 

  • Wong, A. (Ed.) (2020). Disability visibility: First-person stories from the twenty-first century. Vintage Books. 

  • Alim, H. Samy and J. Rickford. 2020. Raciolinguistics: How language shapes our ideas about race. Oxford U Press. 
  • Appiah, Kwame Anthony. 2005. The Ethics of Identity. Princeton University Press. ISBN: 9780691130286 

  • Biddy Martin, Femininity Played Straight: The Significance of Being Lesbian (New York, NY: Routledge, 1996), introduction. 

  • Bon, B. (2019). International students: Language, culture and the ‘performance of identity.’ Teaching in Higher Education, 24(5), 649-665. 

  • Claude Steele: WHISTLING VIVALDI 

  • Daniele Conversi, The Basques, the Catalans, and Spain: Alternate Routes to Nationalist Mobilisation. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2000. 

  • Han, C.-s. (2009). Asian girls are prettier: Gendered presentations as stigma management among gay Asian men. Symbolic Interaction, 32(2), 106–122. 

  • Hu-DeHart, Evelyn, and Kathleen López. “Asian Diasporas in Latin America and the Caribbean: An Historical Overview.” Afro-Hispanic Review 27, no. 1 (2008): 9–21. 

  • Kathryn Woolard, Double Talk: Bilingualism and the Politics of Ethnicity in Catalonia, Stanford: Standford University Press, 2015. 

  • Kim, E. (2012). An alternative theoretical model: Examining psychosocial identity development of international students in the United States. College Student Journal, 46(1), 99–113. 

  • King-O’Riain, Rebecca C., Stephen Small, Minelle Mahtani, Miri Song, and Paul Spickard, eds. Global Mixed Race. NYU Press, 2014. 

  • Hall, Stuart. “Cultural Identity and Diaspora,” _Colonial Discourse and Postcolonial Theory: A Reader_, eds. Williams, Patrick and Laura Chrisman (London: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1994): 227-237. 

  • Hsieh, M. (2006). Identity development of East Asian female international students with implications for second-language higher education. Education, 127(1), 3–15. 

  • Isenberg, Nancy. 2017. White Trash: The 400 Year History of Class in America. Penguin Publishing Group. ISBN: 0143129678 

  • Klein, Ezra. 2020. Why We’re Polarized. Avid Reader Press. ISBN: 9781476700328 

  • Lange, Dorothea, Linda Gordon, and Gary Y. Okihiro. 2006. Impounded: Dorothea Lange and the censored images of Japanese American internment. New York: W.W. Norton. 

  • Mann, Jeff. “Stonewall and Matewan: Some Thoughts on Gay Life in Appalachia.” _Journal of Appalachian Studies_ v. 5.2 (1999), pp. 207-214. 

  • Maria Rodó-Zárate, “Gender, Nation, and Situated Intersectionality: The Case of Catalan Pro-Independence Feminism,” Politics & Gender 16: 2 (June 2020): 608-636. 

  • Meredith, Martin, Born in Africa (New York: Public Affairs, 2011) 

  • Minear, Richard H. Dr. Seuss Goes to War : the World War II Editorial Cartoons of Theodor Seuss Geisel. New York : New Press, 1999. 

  • Ng, N., Haslam, S., Haslam, C., & Cruwys, T. (2018). “How can you make friends if you don’t know who you are?” A qualitative examination of international students’ experience informed by the Social Identity Model of Identity Change. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 28(3), 169-187. 

  • Okrent, Daniel. 2019. The Guarded Gate: Bigotry, Eugenics, and the Law that Kept Two Generations of Jews, Italians, and Other European Immigrants Out of America. Scribner. ISBN: 9781476798035 

  • Pratt, Minnie Bruce. “Identity: Skin, Blood, Heart,” _Rebellion: Essays, 1980-199 (Ithaca, NY: 1991): 27-81. 

  • Rosa, Jonathan. 2019. Looking like a language, sounding like a race: Raciolinguistic ideologies and the learning of Latinidad. Oxford U Press. 

  • Sheldon Stryker and Peter J. Burke. 2000. “The Past, Present, and Future of an Identity Theory.” Social Psychology Quarterly, Vol. 63, No. 4, Special Millenium Issue on the State of Sociological Social Psychology (Dec., 2000), pp. 284-297 (14 pages) Published By: American Sociological Association 

  • Steele, C. M., & Aronson, J. (1995). Stereotype threat and the intellectual test performance of African Americans. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 69(5), 797-811. doi: 

  • Stryker, S. 1997. “‘“In the Beginning There is Society’: Lessons from a Sociological Social Psychology.” Pps 315-327 in The Message of Social Psychology, edited by Alexander Haslam and Craig McGerty. London: Blackwell. 

  • Wadsworth, B., Hecht, M., & Jung, E. (2008). The role of identity gaps, discrimination, and acculturation in international students’ educational satisfaction in American classrooms. Communication Education, 57(1), 64-87. 

  • Watts, Julia. “Quare Theory: Some Thoughts on LGBT Appalachian Writing.” in __Walk Till the Dogs Get Mean: Meditations on the Forbidden from Contemporary Appalachia__ (Eds. Blevins and McElmurray) Ohio University Press, 2015. pp. 105-109.  Whistling Vivaldi: How stereotypes affect us and what we can do Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company; Reprint edition (April 4, 2011) Paperback : 256 pages ISBN-10 : 0393339726 ISBN-13 : 978-0393339727 

  • Wilkerson, Isabel. 2020. Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents. Random House. ISBN: 9780593230251  


  • Anderson, C. (2016). White rage: The unspoken truth of our racial divide. Bloomsbury Publishing USA.
  • Criado-Perez, C. (2019). Invisible women: Data bias in a world designed for men, New York: Abrams Press.
  • Kendall, M. (2021). Hood feminism: Notes from the women that a movement forgot. Penguin. 

  • Lipsitz, G. (2006). The possessive investment in whiteness: How white people profit from identity politics. Temple University Press. 

  • Lowery, W. (2017). They Can’t Kill Us All: The Story of Black Lives Matter. Penguin UK. 

  • Rasmussen, B. B., Klinenberg, E., Nexica, I. J., & Wray, M. (Eds.). (2001). The making and unmaking of whiteness. Duke University Press. 

  • Tweedy, D. (2016). Black man in a white coat: A doctor’s reflections on race and medicine, New York: Picador.


  • Amit Bhattacharjee, Jonah Berger, Geeta Menon, When Identity Marketing Backfires: Consumer Agency in Identity Expression, Journal of Consumer Research, Volume 41, Issue 2, 1 August 2014, Pages 294–309, 
  • Eng, B., & Jarvis, C.B. (2020) Consumers and Their Celebrity Brands: How Personal Narratives Set the Stage for Attachment, Journal of Product and Brand Management, Vol. 29(6). doi: 10.1108/JPBM-02-2019-2275 

  • Griggs v. Duke Power Co., 401 U.S. 424 (1971) 

  • Grutter v. Bollinger, 539 U.S. 306 (2003) 

  • Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins, 490 U.S. 228 (1989) 

  • Reed, Americus, Mark R. Forehand, Stefano Puntoni, and Luk Warlop (2012), “Identity-Based Consumer Behavior,” International Journal of Research in Marketing, 29 (4), 310–21. 

  • United Steelworkers of America v. Weber, 443 U.S. 193 (1979) 


  • Azadbakht, E., & University of Nevada, R. (2021). The many faces of instruction: An exploration of academic librarians’ teaching personas. Communications in Information Literacy, 15(1), 57-74. 
  • Baldwin, James. “A Talk for Teachers.” Collected Essays. Library of America, 1998, pp. 678-676. 

  • Bennett, W. L., & Livingston, S. (2020). Disinformation age: Politics, technology, and disruptive communication in the united states. Cambridge University Press. 

  • Grey House Publishing, I. (2020). Propaganda & misinformation. Grey House Publishing. 

  • Harris, J. C., & Patton, L. D. (2019). Un/Doing Intersectionality through Higher Education Research. Journal of Higher Education, 90(3), 347–372. 

  • Haynes, C., Joseph, N. M., Patton, L. D., Stewart, S., & Allen, E. L. (2020). Toward an understanding of intersectionality methodology: A 30-year literature synthesis of black Women’s experiences in higher education. Review of Educational Research, 90(6), 751-787. 

  • Hess, A. N. (2020). Instructional experience and teaching identities: How academic librarians’ years of experience in instruction impact their perceptions of themselves as educators. Communications in Information Literacy, 14(2) 

  • Nichols Hess, A. (2020). Academic librarians’ teaching identities and work experiences: Exploring relationships to support perspective transformation in information literacy instruction. Journal of Library Administration, 60(4), 331-353. 

  • Nichols Hess, A. (2019). Instructional modalities and perspective transformation: How academic librarians’ experiences in face-to-face, Blended/Hybrid, and online instruction influence their teaching identities. Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 13(4), 353. 

  • Núñez, A.-M. (2014). Employing Multilevel Intersectionality in Educational Research: Latino Identities, Contexts, and College Access. Educational Researcher, 43(2), 85–92. 

  • Reed, A.,II, & Bolton, L. E. (2005). The Complexity of Identity. MIT Sloan Management Review, 46(3), 18-22. 

  • Rubin, M., Denson, N., Kilpatrick, S., Matthews, K. E., Stehlik, T., & Zyngier, D. (2014). “I am working-class”: Subjective self-definition as a missing measure of social class and socioeconomic status in higher education research. Educational Researcher, 43(4), 196-200. Schulman, Sarah. Let the Record Show: A Political History of ACT UP New York, 1987-1993. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021. 

  • Sorgatz, R., & Petrantoni, L. (2018). The encyclopedia of misinformation: A compendium of imitations, spoofs, delusions, simulations, counterfeits, impostors, illusions, confabulations, skullduggery, frauds, pseudoscience, propaganda, hoaxes, flimflam, pranks, hornswoggle, conspiracies & miscellaneous fakery. Abrams. 

  • Wassermann, S. (2018). Teaching in the age of disinformation: Don’t confuse me with the data, my mind is made up!. Rowman & Littlefield. 


  • Noble C, McKauge L, Clavarino A. Pharmacy student professional identity formation: a scoping review. Integr Pharm Res Pract. 2019 Mar 27;8:15-34. doi: 10.2147/IPRP.S162799. PMID: 30989071; PMCID: PMC6443221. 


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