Publications and Current Projects

Check out my CV:

CV Spring 2019


2018. Squires, Catherine and Aisha A. Upton. “The Color of Money, or How to Redesign a Monument in your Pocket.” Humanity and Society.

2017. Upton, Aisha A. and Joyce Bell “Women’s Activism in the Civil Rights Movement.” For the Oxford Handbook of U.S. Women’s Social Movement Activism. Edited by Holly McCammon, Lee Ann Banaszak, Verta Taylor, and Jo Reger.

  1. Upton, Aisha A. and R.L. Reece “How Skin Tone Shapes Civic Engagement Among Black Americans.” Color Struck: How Race and Complexion Matter in the “Color-Blind” Era. Edited by Lori Latrice Martin, Hayward Derrick Horton, Cedric Herring, Verna M. Keith, and Melvin Thomas.


Under Review

Upton, Aisha A. and Matthew Hughey. “‘Enhancing Human Dignity Here and Around the World’: The Black Sorority As International Uplift Movement.”


Squires, Catherine and Aisha A. Upton. “Redesigning a Monument in Your Pocket: A Reparative Reading of the 2016 $20 Bill Controversy. Racialized Media is Designed, Delivered, and Decoded. Ed. Emma Lesser and Matthew Hughey. New York University Press.


In Progress

Upton, Aisha A. “Black Sororities Responses to the Black Feminist Movement 1968-1980.Interstitial Politics and Respectability”

Upton, Aisha A. and Douglas Hartmann. “New Findings on Rates and Determinants of Black Volunteering..

Upton, Aisha A. and Candice C. Robinson*. “World of Make Believe: Voluntary Associations as Markers of Black Middle Class Identity.”


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