Race, Gender, and Bodily (Mis)Recognitions: Women of Color Faculty Experiences with White Students in the College Classroom

  title={Race, Gender, and Bodily (Mis)Recognitions: Women of Color Faculty Experiences with White Students in the College Classroom},
  author={Kristie A. Ford},
  journal={The Journal of Higher Education},
  pages={444 - 478}
  • K. Ford
  • Published 1 July 2011
  • Sociology, Education
  • The Journal of Higher Education
This paper documents the raced and gendered bodily dynamics that women of color (WOC) faculty report encountering with White students in the classroom: specifically, how WOC feel that White students misrecognize their bodies; how such bodily misrecognition affects faculty-student interactions; and how WOC negotiate these bodily assumptions within the academy. 

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