Below is a sampling of peer-reviewed articles and books that are relevant to the mission of the Center. These articles should be used for personal research purposes and may not be redistributed or sold.




Zuberi T, Bonilla-Silva E, eds. White Logic, White Methods: Racism and Methodology Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; 2008.


publications focused on addressing racism as a public health intervention

Griffith DM, Mason M, Yonas M, et al. Dismantling institutional racism: theory and action. Am J Community Psychol. 2007;39(3-4):381-392.

Thomas SB, Quinn SC, Butler J, Fryer CS, Garza MA. Toward a fourth generation of disparities research to achieve health equity. Annu Rev Public Health. 2011;32:399-416.

Yonas MA, Jones N, Eng E, et al. The art and science of integrating Undoing Racism with CBPR: challenges of pursuing NIH funding to investigate cancer care and racial equity. J Urban Health. 2006;83(6):1004-1012.


Brondolo E, Love EE, Pencille M, Schoenthaler A, Ogedegbe G. Racism and hypertension: a review of the empirical evidence and implications for clinical practice. Am J Hypertens. 2011;24(5):518-529.

Brondolo E, Rieppi R, Kelly KP, Gerin W. Perceived racism and blood pressure: A review of the literature and conceptual and methodological critique. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2003;25(1):55-65.

Charles CZ. The dynamics of racial residential segregation. Anuual Review of Sociology. 2003;29:167-207.

Gee GC, Ro A, Shariff-Marco S, Chae D. Racial discrimination and health among Asian Americans: evidence, assessment, and directions for future research. Epidemiol Rev. 2009;31:130-151.

Harrell JP, Hall S, Taliaferro J. Physiological responses to racism and discrimination: an assessment of the evidence. Am J Public Health. 2003;93(2):243-248.

King G. The "race" concept in smoking: a review of the research on African Americans. Social Science and Medicine. 1997;45(7):1075-1087.

Mays VM, Cochran SD, Barnes NW. Race, race-based discrimination, and health outcomes among African Americans. Annu Rev Psychol. 2007;58:201-225.

Paradies Y. A systematic review of empirical research on self-reported racism and health. Int J Epidemiol. 2006;35(4):888-901.

Paradies Y, Ben J, Denson N, et al. Racism as a Determinant of Health: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. PLoS One. 2015;10(9):e0138511.

Paradies Y, Truong M, Priest N. A systematic review of the extent and measurement of healthcare provider racism. J Gen Intern Med. 2014;29(2):364-387.

Pascoe EA, Smart Richman L. Perceived discrimination and health: a meta-analytic review. Psychol Bull. 2009;135(4):531-554.

Priest N, Paradies Y, Trenerry B, Truong M, Karlsen S, Kelly Y. A systematic review of studies examining the relationship between reported racism and health and wellbeing for children and young people. Soc Sci Med. 2013;95:115-127.

Shavers VL, Fagan P, Jones D, et al. The state of research on racial/ethnic discrimination in the receipt of health care. Am J Public Health. 2012;102(5):953-966.

Williams DR, Mohammed SA. Discrimination and racial disparities in health: evidence and needed research. J Behav Med. 2009;32(1):20-47.

Williams DR, Neighbors HW. Racism, discrimination and hypertension: evidence and needed research. Ethnicity & Disease. 2001;11(4):800-816.


Racial health equity theories and theoretical frameworks

Bonilla-Silva E. Rethinking racism: Toward a structural interpretation. American Sociological Review. 1996;62:465-480.

Clark R, Anderson NB, Clark VR, Williams DR. Racism as a stressor for African Americans: A biopsychosocial model. American Psychologist. 1999;October 1999:805-816.

Gee GC, Payne-Sturges DC. Environmental health disparities: a framework integrating psychosocial and environmental concepts.Environ Health Perspect. 2004;112(17):1645-1653.

Graham L, Brown-Jeffy S, Aronson R, Stephens C. Critical race theory as theoretical framework and analysis tool for population health research. Critical Public Health. 2011;21(1):81-93.

Krieger N. Got theory? – on the 21st c CE rise of explicit use of epidemiologic theories of disease distribution: a review and ecosocial analysis. Current Epidemiol Reports 2014; 1(1):45-56

Viruell-Fuentes EA, Miranda PY, Abdulrahim S. More than culture: Structural racism, intersectionality theory, and immigrant health. Soc Sci Med. 2012.

Williams DR, Collins C. Racial residential segregation: a fundamental cause of racial disparities in health. Public Health Rep. 2001;116(5):404-416.


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