Publications and Current Projects

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CV Spring 2021


  1. Squires, Catherine and Aisha A. Upton. “Redesigning a Pocket Monument: 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

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

2017. Upton, Aisha A. and Joyce M. 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.


  1. Upton, Aisha A. and Jalia Joseph. “Exploring the Black Feminist Imagination.” Black Feminist Sociology. Ed. Whitney Pirtle and Zakiya Luna.

Upton, Aisha A. “Black Fraternities and Sororities Social Activism.” African American Activism and Political Engagement: An Encyclopedia of Empowerment.” Ed. Angela Jones.

Book Reviews

2019. Upton, Aisha A. “Heroic women of the Black freedom struggle review essay.” The Sixties: A Journal of History, Politics, and Culture.

  1. Upton, Aisha A. “The Earth, the City, and the Hidden Narrative of Race.” Humanity and Society.

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