Third Wave: Ascendants

Brittany Ribeiro Brown :

Brittany Ribeiro Brown

University of Michigan, LSA Department of Psychology

Research Interests: Masculinity; Mental health; Social support; Gendered racial oppression

Erik Hines :

Erik Hines

Florida State University, College of Education, Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems

Research Interests: Academic and career outcomes of Black males

Nnamdi Jogwe :

Nnamdi Jogwe

New York University, Harvard University, Department of Sociology

Research Interests: Black Diaspora studies; immigration; inequality; gangs; law and society; critical race theory

Bryan O. Buckley :

Bryan O. Buckley

Georgetown University, School of Medicine

Research Interests: Caregiver intensity; Career and early career coaching; Higher education

Ezekial Peebles :

Ezekial Peebles

The Ohio State University, College of Education & Human Ecology

Research Interests: Counselor education and supervision

Okey Enyia :

Okey Enyia

George Washington University, School of Public Health

Research Interests: Policy

Cashell Lewis :

Cashell Lewis

University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administation

Research Interests: Suicidal behavior/treatment; Criminal Legal System

Husain Lateef :

Husain Lateef

Washington University in St. Louis, Brown School

Research Interests: Afrocentric youth prevention science

Qiana Cryer-Coupet :

Qiana Cryer-Coupet

Georgia State University

Research Interests: Black fatherhood

CarVar Reid :

CarVar Reid

University of Michigan, Wolverine Success

James Green :

James Green

University of Chicago, Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice

Research Interests: Mental health; LGBTQ+ health

Ricardo Millhouse :

Ricardo Millhouse

Arizona State University, The Design School

Research Interests: Race, place, gender, and sexuality

Cecil Barnes :

Cecil Barnes

Temple University, College of Education and Human Development

Research Interests: K-12 experiences of Black boys; K-12 policy and practice outcomes on educational Black boys educational experiences/trajectories

Jamon Flowers :

Jamon Flowers

University of Georgia, Mary Francis Early College of Education

Research Interests: African American male rural educators

Robert Barry :

Robert Barry

The Ohio State University, Department of Comparative Studies

Research Interests: Black visual culture & media; Black sociality, age, and masculinities in the afterlife of slavery

Christopher St. Vil :

Christopher St. Vil

University of Buffalo, School of Social Work

Research Interests: Victimization

Javier Wallace :

Javier Wallace

Duke University, Department of African & African American Studies

Research Interests: Basketball trafficking; Black & AfroLatinx issues

Rod Martinez :

Rod Martinez

University of Maryland, College Park, Department of Sociology

Research Interests: Carceral masculinities

Conial Caldwell, Jr. :

Conial Caldwell, Jr.

Louisiana State University, School of Social Work

Research Interests: Racial socialization, paternal health, and family dynamics of Black fatherhood

Jerell DeCaille :

Jerell DeCaille

Saint Louis University

Research Interest: Mental health, Sexual health education, Social mobility

Samuel Baxter :

Samuel Baxter

Clemson University, College of Behavior, Social, and Health Sciences

Research Interests: Impact of place on men's cardiovascular health; Young Black men's health & wellbeing

David Miller :

David Miller

Morgan State University, School of Social Work

Research Interests: Black fatherhood

Julian Cook :

Julian Cook

Drew University, Religion, Social Ethics, and African-American Studies

Research Interests: Ethics, History, Gender Studies, Critical Race Theory, Black Joy, Resistance, Identities

Stephane Andrade :

Stephane Andrade

Yale University, Sociology Department

Research Interests: Issues at the nexus of fatherhood/masculinity; Reentry; Criminal/Civil legal system; Mental health/personal safety; Gun violence

Demar F. Lewis IV :

Demar F. Lewis IV

Yale University, Departments of Sociology & African American Studies

Research Interests: Historical and contemporary notions of safety; Policing; Lynching; Racism; Inequality; and Urban sociology

Keenan Colquitt :

Keenan Colquitt

University of Michigan, National Center for Institutional Diversity

Research Interests: Masculinity (hegemonic and toxic); Gender socialization in college men; Gender discourse

Tara Nelson :

Tara Nelson

Yeshiva University, Wurzweiler School of Social Work

Research Interests: Mental health and masculinity

Matthew Alemu :

Matthew Alemu

University of Chicago, Health Lab

Research Interests: Absentee Fatherhood

Dennis W. Boyd Jr. :

Dennis W. Boyd Jr.

Washington University in St. Louis, Brown School, Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, & Equity

Research Interests: Relationships between Black mothers/sons

Keisha Hunley-Jenkins :

Keisha Hunley-Jenkins

The Ohio State University, Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Research Interests: Policy

William Wical :

William Wical

University of Maryland, College Park

Research Interests: Emotional experience; Trauma; Gun violence

Adaobi Anakwe :

Adaobi Anakwe

University of Missouri, Columbia, School of Health Professions

Research Interests: Preconception health; Paternal health; Epidemiology

Dr. Charles R. Rogers :

Dr. Charles R. Rogers

Medical College of Wisconsin, Institute for Health Equity

Research Interests: Colorectal cancer disparities

Kofoworola Williams :

Kofoworola Williams

Drexel University, Dornsife School of Public Health

Research Interest: Digital technology, social media, mental health, and help-seeking among Black men and boys

Zachary Brown :

Zachary Brown

University of Rochester, School of Education

Research Interest: Black masculinity in visual culture/economy of slavery

Allura Casanova :

Allura Casanova

University of Michigan, LSA Department of Psychology

Research Interests: Mental health; Masculinity expectations; Experiences of immigrant Black men; Racialized sexual harrassment

Durrell Washington :

Durrell Washington

University of Chicago, Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice

Research Interest: Incarcerated Black boys; Mental Health and Reentry

Madison Payton :

Madison Payton

New York University, Department of Administration, Leadership, and Technology, School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

Research Interests: Black principals

Alonzo Smith :

Alonzo Smith

Texas Christian University, Department of English

Research Interests: Identity, masculinity, and decolonial approaches of Black male authors and thinkers in 19th century African Diaspora

Ebony Williams :

Ebony Williams

Iowa State University, Department of Human Development & Family Studies

Research Interests: African American fathers who were faculty

Marcus Smith :

Marcus Smith

University of Cincinnati, Department of Sociology

Research Interests: Sociology, Sports

Bakari Wallace :

Bakari Wallace

Wayne State University, School of Social Work

Research Interests: Antiblackness, Black fatherhood, and carcerality

Ed-Dee Williams :

Ed-Dee Williams

University of Michigan, School of Social Work; Boston College, Department of Sociology

Research Interests: Mental health/depression; Autism; Help-seeking; Mental health intervention development

Mark Lockwood :

Mark Lockwood

University of Maryland, College Park, Department of American Studies

Research Interests: Sexuality studies; Performance studies; Visual culture, Sex work

Brandon Alston :

Brandon Alston

Northwestern University, Department of Sociology

Research Interests: Crime; Law; Deviance; Race; Class; Gender; Inequalities; Health

Eddie Fletcher :

Eddie Fletcher

The Ohio State University, College of Education & Human Ecology

Research Interests: Black male experiences in high school STEM career academies

Nakita Lovelady :

Nakita Lovelady

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Research Interests: Gun violence prevention and intervention

Brandon J. Manning :

Brandon J. Manning

Texas Christian University, Department of Sociology

Research Interests: Vulnerability; Performance; Humor

Emily McKnight :

Emily McKnight

Independent Scholar

Research Interests: Intimate relationships, courtship, and the transition to marriage

Nathan Aguilar :

Nathan Aguilar

Columbia University, School of Social Work

Research Interest: Gunshot survivorship