PUBLIC SOCIOLOGY WRITING
November 2, 2020. “Understanding Kamala Harris, the Great Multiracial (Black) Hope.” Bitch Media.
December 12, 2019. “Yay, Us? In the World of mixed-ish, Colorblindness Is the Same as Anti-Racism.” Bitch Media.
November 4, 2019. “Color or Culture? Multiracial Women and Interracial Dating.” Wicked Problems, Wicked Solutions Blog.
March 2019. “ASA Adds Pronoun Query to Annual Meeting Registration.” Footnotes.
December 1, 2017. “Racial (Dis)harmony: The Overestimated Post-Racial Power of Meghan Markle.” Bitch Media.
February 24, 2016. “Dating in the Time of #BlackLivesMatter.” Racism Review.
June 2015. “Experiential Knowledge in the Writing Center: From a Black Feminist Perspective.” South Central Writing Center Association (SCWCA) Newsletter.
November 7, 2015. “Modern Romance and the Glaring Absence of Race.” Racism Review.
May 20, 2015. “The Problem with ALL Lives Matter.” Racism Review.
June 9, 2014. “On Cowards, Think Pieces, and #HashtagActivism.” UTAustinSOC: Graduate Sociology Blog.
COVERAGE OF RESEARCH/MEDIA INTERVIEWS
September 14 and 21, 2020. Interviewed/research covered for Success in Black and White [podcast] with April and Darryl Lovett. Featured on “Episode 95: A Convo About (Mixed) Race with Dr. Buggs (Part 1 of 2)” and “Episode 96: A Convo About (Mixed) Race with Dr. Buggs (Part 2 of 2).”
June 16, 2020. Interviewed/research covered for SparkDialog [podcast] with Elizabeth Fernandez. Featured on “Episode 84: The Coronavirus, Social Media, Online Dating, and Black Lives Matter”
April 27, 2020. Research/award covered in “Professor earns 2020 Career Enhancement Fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation” by Mark Blackwell Thomas for Florida State University News.
November 15, 2019. Interviewed/research covered in “Color, culture, or cousin: FSU researcher explores interracial dating” by Kara Irby for Florida State University News.
July 30, 2019. Quoted in “‘You Have to Provide Evidence’: A Journal Article on Black Lives Matter Draws Scholarly Fire” by Emma Pettit for The Chronicle of Higher Education.
March 6, 2019. Interviewed/research covered for The Stoop [podcast] with Leila Day and Hana Baba. Featured on “Episode 25: You may not get it, but I love you”
October 4, 2018. Quoted in “Culture of convenience: How technology is changing the way people order food” with Alicia Turner for Tallahassee’s WCTV.
May 4, 2018. Quoted in “May the Fourth Be with You: The Powerful Women of Star Wars” with Valerie Mills for Tallahassee’s WXTL.
May 2, 2018. Quoted in “FSU celebrates 40 years of African American Studies” by Kara Irby and Rob Nixon for Florida State University News.
February 28, 2018. Interviewed/research covered for Bay Area KALW’s Crosscurrents with Hana Baba. Featured on “How interracial relationships are faring in the era of Black Lives Matter.”
February 8, 2018. Quoted in “Multicultural Leadership Summit rethinks diversity” by Talise Burton for Florida State University News.
March 21, 2017. Quoted in “Why black women and Asian men are at a disadvantage when it comes to online dating” by Sofi Papamarko for The Toronto Star.
February 14, 2016. Interviewed/research covered for Boston’s 88.9 WERS FM’s You Are Here with Rebecca Abrego. Featured on segment “Who’s Getting What Out of Tinder?”
February 19, 2020. “#CarefreeBlackGirls: Creating Online Community as a Means of Survival” (as part of the University of Kentucky Year of Equity series). Video provided by University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences.
February 27, 2018. #Kerner50 panelist for “America from 1968 to 2018: What’s Changed, What Hasn’t.” Video provided by UC Berkeley Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society.