David G. Embrick

Director, Sustainable Global Cities Initiative

Associate Professor, Sociology and Africana Studies

Primary Research Theme

Healthy Cities

Secondary Research Themes

People and the City

Recent Cities-related Projects

  • Gun Violence and its Impact on Community Recovery: Comparative city project across two or three states examining the impact of gun violence/disaster on communities and recovery.

Selected Urban-Related Publications

2018 [IN PRESS] Embrick, David G., Sharon S. Collins, and Michele Dodson. Challenging the Status Quo: Diversity, Democracy, and Equality in the 21st Century. London, UK: Brill Press/Haymarket Books.

2018 Embrick, David G., and Bhoomi K. Thakore. (Editors). Society, Institutions, and Individuals: An Introduction to the Sociological Imagination., 2nd Edition. New York, NY: Cognella University Readers.

2017 Henricks, Kasey, and David G. Embrick. State Looteries: Historical Continuity, Rearticulations of Racism, and American Taxation. New York, NY: Routledge.

2015 Saenz, Rogelio, David G. Embrick, and Nestor Rodriguez (Editors). International Handbook of the Demography of Race and Ethnicity. New York, NY: Kluger/Springer.

2017 Embrick, David G. “Discontents within the Discipline: Sociological Hypnagogia, Negligence, and Denial.” Social Problems, Vol. 64 (2): 188-193. Embrick Page 3 of 33

2017 Embrick, David. G., Silvia Dominguez, and Baran Karsak. “More than Just Insults: Rethinking Sociology’s Contribution to Better Understanding Racial Microaggressions.” Sociological Inquiry, Vol. 37 (2): 1-14. DOI: 10.1111/soin.12184

2016 [2015] Embrick, David G. “Minimizing the Roots of a Racialized Social System; Ignoring Gender: Lethal Policing and Why We Must Talk More, Not Less, about Race and Gender.” Response to “Lethal Policing: Making Sense of American Exceptionalism,” by Paul J. Hirschfield (V30:4). Sociological Forum, Vol. 31 (1): 233-236.

2015 Embrick, David G. “We Will Never Forget (Never Again): Massacre of the Charleston 9, Murders of Brown and Black Bodies, and 21st Century Amerikkka.” Issues in Race & Society: An Interdisciplinary Global Journal.

2015 Hughey, Matthew W., David G. Embrick, and Ashley “Woody” Doane. “Paving the Way for Future Race Research: Exploring the Racial Mechanisms within a Color-Blind, Racism and the Racialized Social System.” American Behavioral Scientist, Vol. 59(11): 1347-1357.

2015 [lead article] Embrick, David G. “Two Nations, Revisited: The Lynching of Black and Brown Bodies, Police Brutality, and Racial Control in ‘Post-Racial’ Amerikkka.” Critical Sociology, Vol. 41(6): 835-843.

Reprinted in Deviance and Social Control: A Sociological Perspective, edited by Michelle Inderbitzin, Kristin A. Bates, and Randy R. Gainey. 2016. New York, NY: Sage.

2015 Embrick, David G. and Kasey Henricks. “Two-Faced -isms: Racism at Work and How Race Discourse Shapes Classtalk and Gendertalk.” Language Sciences, Vol. 52 (November): 165-175. DOI: doi:10.1016/j.langsci.2015.03.004.