Carter, Gregory

Associate Professor


PhD, American Studies, University of Texas at Austin, 2007

Research Interests

Mixed race identity and representation
Racial science
Popular culture

Teaching Areas

Mixed-race identity and representation
Civil rights history
Popular culture

Courses Offered

Hist 150 - Multicultural America
Hist 200 - The Civil Rights Movement in America
Hist 270 - Mixed-Race Identity in American Culture
Hist 398 - American Mixed Race
Hist 404 - The Hip-Hop Generation
Hist 600 - Race Relations in America
Hist 800 - Racial Thinking in the United States
Hist 900 - Race in the United States

Other Activities

Coordinator, History Caucus, Critical Mixed Race Studies Association
Member, Minority Scholars’ Committee, American Studies Association
Coordinator, Mixed Race Studies Reading Group, UWM
Member, Program Committee, Critical Mixed Race Studies Association
Chair, University Awards and Recognition Committee, UWM

Selected Publications

Carter, Gregory T. “Race and Citizenship.” Oxford University Press Handbook on American Immigration and Ethnicity. Ed. Bayor, Ronald H. Oxford University Press, (2016): 166-182.
Carter, Gregory T. “By Casta, Color Wheel, and Computer Graphics: Visual Representations of Racially Mixed People.” Race and the Obama Phenomenon: The Vision of a More Perfect Multiracial Union. Ed. Daniel, G. R., and Williams, Hettie V. University of Mississippi Press, (2015).
Carter, Gregory T. “The United States of the United Races: A Rejoinder.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 37.10 (2014): 1857-1861.
Carter, Gregory T. “Key Moments: Census 2000.” Encyclopedia of American Reform Movements. Ed. McKivigan, John R., and Kaufman, Heather. Facts on File, (2013).
Carter, Gregory T. The United States of the United Races: The History of a Utopian Idea. NYU Press, 2013.
Carter, Gregory T. “Teaching Race through Fiction and Memoir: Anatole Broyard’s Kafka Was the Rage: A Greenwich Village Memoir.” Journal of American Ethnic History 32.1 Ed. Bukowczyk, John J. (2012): 101-106.
Carter, Gregory T. “Review of White Enough to be American?: Race Mixing, Indigenous People, and the Boundaries of State and Nation, Lauren L. Basson.” Journal of American Ethnic History 28.4 (2009): 141-143.
Carter, Gregory T. “From Blaxploitation to Mixploitation: Mixed-Race, Male Leads and Changing Black Identities.” Mixed Race Hollywood. Ed. Fojas, Camilla, and Beltrán, Mary C. NYU Press, (2008): 203-220.