Whitney Hunt, PhD

Visiting Assistant Professor at Colgate University

 Race and Racism. 

Sociology of Science and Technology.

 Culture & Media Studies.

Overall, my research agenda places a critical lens on the social construction of race and uses both qualitative and quantitative methods to address broad questions asking how institutions of media, science and technology intersect, perpetuate and reinforce inequality, and are engaged with at the individual level. 


Peer Reviewed Articles:

Hunt, Whitney. 2019. "Negotiating New Racism: It's not racist or sexist. It's just the way it is." Media, Culture & Society 41(1): 86-103. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0163443718798907.

Hunt, Whitney and Merolla, David. 2022 "Genes and Race in an Era of Genetic Ancestry Testing: The Geneticization of Identity and the Social Deconstruction of Whiteness." Sociology Compasshttps://doi.org/10.1111/soc4.13011.

Other Academic Writing:

Hunt, Whitney. 2018. Invited Contribution. Comic Forum. https://comicsforum.org/2018/09/17/a-culture-of-new-racism-in-comics/.