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Gladys Mitchell-Walthour

Associate Professor
 Mitchell Hall 221D

Education

PhD, University of Chicago

Research Interests

Racism and Afro-Brazilian political behavior and opinion, racial identification, black group identity, affirmative action

Teaching Interests

Public Policy and Development in the Afro-World, Political movements in the African Diaspora, Racial Politics in Latin America, Race and Political behavior

Selected Publications

Mitchell-Walthour, G. Afro-Brazilian Women YouTubers’ Black Feminism in Digital Social Justice Activism. Interfaces (Canada-Brasil).
Kopkin, N. A., & Mitchell-Walthour, G. Color Discrimination, Occupational Prestige, and Skin Color in Brazil. Latin American & Caribbean Ethnic Studies, Forthcoming.
Mitchell-Walthour, G. (2018). The Increasing Saliency of Race. Barry Ames (Ed.). Routledge Handbook of Brazilian Politics.
Mitchell-Walthour, G. (2018). The Politics of Blackness in Salvador. Scott Ickes and Bernd Reiter (Ed.). The Making of Brazil’s Black Mecca.
Mitchell-Walthour, G. L. (2017, June). Economic Pessimism and Racial Discrimination in Brazil. Journal of Black Studies.
Mitchell-Walthour, G. L., & Elizabeth, H. (2016). Race and the Politics of Knowledge Production Diaspora and Black Transnational Scholarship in the United States and Brazil. Mitchell-Walthour, Gladys and Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman. (Ed.). Palgrave Macmillan.
Mitchell-Walthour, G., & Hordge-Freeman, E. (2016). Race and the Politics of Knowledge Production Diaspora and Black Transnational Scholarship in the United States and Brazil.
Mitchell-Walthour, G. (2015). Afro-Brazilian Support for Affirmative Action from 2006-2012. Race, Politics and Education in Brazil: Affirmative Action in Higher Education in Brazil.
Kay, K., Mitchell-Walthour, G. L., & White, I. (2015). Framing Race and Class in Brazil: Afro-Brazilian Support for Racial versus Class Policy. Politics, Groups, and Identities, 3(2), 222-238.
Mitchell-Walthour, G., & Darity, W. (2014). The Endogeneity of Race: Choosing Blackness in Salvador and São Paulo, Brazil. Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies, 9(3).
Mitchell-Walthour, G. (2012). Racism in a Racialized Democracy and Support for Affirmative Action Policy in Salvador and São Paulo, Brazil. Re-Examining the Black Atlantic: Afro-Descendants and Development.
Mitchell-Walthour, G. (2011). “Afro-Brazilian Black Linked Fate in Salvador and São Paulo, Brazil. National Political Science Review, 13, 41-62.
Reiter, B., & Mitchell, G. L. (2010). Brazil’s New Racial Politics. Bernd Reiter and Gladys Mitchell (Ed.). Lynne Rienner Publisher.
Mitchell-Walthour, G. (2010). Racism and Brazilian Democracy: Two Sides of the Same Coin. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 33(10).
Mitchell-Walthour, G. (2010). The Politics of Skin Color. Review of Black Political Economy, 37(1), 25-41.
Mitchell-Walthour, G. (2009). Afro-Brazilian Politicians and Campaign Strategies: A Preliminary Analysis. Latin American Politics and Society, 51(3).