Congratulations to GSU Sociology Professor Adia Harvey Wingfield for her recent promotion to Associate Professor in the GSU Sociology Department! Dr. Wingfield has been very busy with her research on Black professionals/entrepreneurs – as the following accomplishments illustrate:
- $25,000 in funding from the Kauffman Foundation to study racial differences in motivations for entrepreneurship [see previous blog post].
- 2008 book, Doing Business with Beauty: Black Women, Hair Salons, and the Racial Enclave Economy.
- 2010 book, Yes We Can?: White Racial Framing and the 2008 Presidential Campaign.
- 2011 book, Changing Times for Black Professionals.
- Durr, Marlese and Adia Harvey Wingfield. 2011. “’Keep Your ‘N’ in Check!’ African American Women and the Interactive Effects of Etiquette and Emotional Labor.” Critical Sociology 37: 557-571.
- Wingfield, Adia Harvey. 2010. “Are Some Emotions Marked “Whites Only”? Racialized Feeling Rules in Professional Workplaces.” Social Problems 57:251-268.
- Wingfield, Adia Harvey. 2010. “Caring, Curing, and the Community: Black Masculinity in a Feminized Profession.” Pp. 15-37 in Research in the Sociology of Work: Gender & Sexuality in the Workplace, edited by C. L. Williams and Kirsten Dellinger. Bingley, UK: Emerald.