Matthew W. Hughey

Associate Professor, Sociology; Affiliate Faculty, Africana Studies Institute and American Studies Program.

Current Research: (1) racial identity formation, (2) racialized organizations, and (3) the production, distribution, and consumption of mass media racial representations. Professor Hughey has published numerous scholarly articles and is the author of several books, including The White Savior Film: Content, Critics, and Consumption (Temple University Press, 2014) and White Bound: Nationalists, Antiracists, and the Shared Meanings of Race (Stanford University Press, 2012), which received an Honorable Mention book award from the Association for Humanity Sociology in 2013, was a finalist for the Society for the Study of Social Problems C. Wright Mills Book Award in 2013, and was co-winner of the Eduardo Bonilla-Silva Outstanding Book Award from the SSSP Division of Racial and Ethnic Minorities in 2014. He serves on the editorial boards for Social Problems, Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, Humanity & Society, Ethnic and Racial Studies and he is a Co-Founding Associate Editor of the American Sociological Association’s first journal dedicated to the study of race: Sociology of Race and Ethnicity.