Faculty - [ Sociology Faculty - Dr. Matthew Hughey ]
Dr. Matthew Hughey joined the faculty in 2009 after completing his PhD in Sociology from the University of Virginia. Trained in the study of inequality, stratification, and cultural sociology, his research centers on the study of racial identity, racial inequality, racialized organizations, and media.
Dr. Hughey's work is published in top-ranked sociological journals such as Social Psychology Quarterly, Social Problems, Symbolic Interaction, The Sociological Quarterly, Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, The Du Bois Review, Ethnic & Racial Studies, and Ethnicities. He is most recently the author of White Bound: Nationalists, Antiracists, and the Shared Meanings of Race (Stanford University Press, 2012); The Obamas and a (Post)Racial America? (Oxford University Press, 2011); Black Greek-Letter Organizations, 2.0 (University Press of Mississippi, 2011), and 12 Angry Men: True Stories of Being a Black Man in America (The New Press, 2010).
He is currently at work on two new book manuscripts: The White Savior Film: Content, Critics, and Consumption (Temple University Press, 2013) and The Wrongs of the Right: Race and the Republican Party in the Age of Obama (New York University Press, 2013).