Gaynor is Director of the Center for Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation and Taft Professor of Social Justice at the University of Cincinnati. Her research focuses on the unjust experiences that individuals at the intersection of race, gender identity, and sexual orientation have when interacting with systemic racism and social hierarchy in public administration.
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Explores segregation and the social status of black people, focusing in particular on the ripple effects of Plessy v. Ferguson on policing in the United States.
Analyzes various approaches for using The Wire to bring the experiences of marginalized communities into the post-secondary classroom as means for examining critical social issues. The contributors cover a range of topics including leadership, sexuality, class, gender and race.
Demonstrates three cases, each with a different approach to citizen participation in environmental issues.
This article draws parallels between the narratives of vampires in the television show True Blood and the narratives of marginalized populations in the United States. Ultimately, this piece of research demonstrates how marginalized residents are treated like fictional vampires.
Offers approaches to developing the cultural competency of public administration students by using the television show, The Wire, in core public administration courses.
Explores the perceptions community residents hold on Community Development Corporations ability to foster engagement with local government.