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Megan R. Underhill is a qualitative, inequality-oriented, race and family scholar whose research examines what—and perhaps more importantly, how—white parents teach their children about race.
- Ph.D, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio (Sociology)
- M.A. Colorado State University , Fort Collins, Colorado (Anthropology)
- B.S. College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina (Anthropology)
- Class, Power, and Inequality
- Introduction to Sociology
- Social and Cultural Inquiry
- Sociology of Race
- Urban Studies
- (2018) "Diversity is Important to Me: White Parents and Exposure-to-diversity Parenting Practices"
- (2018) "Response to Weddington: More Lessons from Afro-Pessimism"
- (2017) "Parenting During Ferguson: Making Sense of White Parents' Silence."
- (2017) "Critical Race Theory, Afro-pessimism, and Racial Progress Narratives"
- (2021) "Managing Difference: White Parenting Practices in Socioeconomically Diverse Neighborhoods."
- (2020) "The Culture of White Spaces: On the Racialized Production of Meaning."
- Underhill, Megan R. 2018. “White Parents Teach Their Children to be Colorblind. Here’s Why That’s Bad for Everyone.” The Washington Post, October 5.
- Underhill, Megan R. 2018. “The Criminalization of Blackness—And What We Can Do About It.” The Washington Post, July 20.