Karida L. Brown

Assistant Professor

 Karida L. Brown

Contact Information

Email    kbrown@soc.ucla.edu
Office  297 Haines Hall
Phone  310-206-2130


2016   PhD, Sociology, Brown University

2012   M.A., Sociology, Brown University

2009  M.P.A., Government, University of Pennsylvania

2004   B.B.A, Risk Management, Temple University 


2017 ASA Dissertation Award


2018: Fulbright Global Scholar Award, two-year grant

2017: Mellon Foundation (reference # 11700641): Community-Based Archives, co-PI, three-year grant

Selected Publications

Brown, Karida, (2018) Gone Home: Race and Roots through Appalachia. In-Print in August, University of North Carolina Press

Itzigsohn, José and Brown, Karida, The Souls of Sociology: Du Bois, Race, and Modernity. Forthcoming with NYU Press

Brown, Karida, (2018) “A Love Letter to Black Graduate Students.” The New Black Sociologist. Forthcoming with Routledge Press

Brown, Karida, (2016)“The Hidden Injuries of School Desegregation” American Journal of Cultural Sociology, 4(2): 196-220.

Brown, Karida, (2016) “On the Participatory Archive: An ethnography of the Eastern Kentucky African American Migration Project” Southern Cultures 22(1): 113-127, Special issue: Documentary Arts

Brown, Karida, Murphy, Michael, and Porcelli, Apollonya, (2016) “Ruin's Progeny: Race, Environment and Appalachia's Coal Camp Blacks" Du Bois Review special issue: Race and Environmental Equity.

Itzigsohn, José and Brown, Karida, (2015) “Sociology and the Theory of Double Consciousness: W. E. B Du Bois’ Phenomenology of Racialized Subjectivity” Du Bois Review 12(2): 231-248.