Professional Interests: Colorism and Racial Discrimination, Skin Bleaching and Cosmetic Surgery, Urban Education, and Women of Color in Hip-HopCurriculum Vitae
At Mills Since 2007
"Margaret Hunter conducts research on skin tone stratification in the African American and Latinx communities, education and urban inequality, and media representations of women of color. She has published widely in her fields including her book Race, Gender, and the Politics of Skin Tone (Routledge) and articles such as, “Buying Racial Capital: Skin-Bleaching and Cosmetic Surgery in a Globalized World.” Her article, “Colorism in the Classroom: How Skin Color Stratifies African-American and Latina/o Students” won the Best Article of the Year Award from Theory Into Practice. Her article, ""Nicki Minaj and the Changing Politics of Hip-Hop: Real Blackness, Real Bodies, Real Feminism?” was co-authored with a Mills student, Alheli Cuenca. In her role as Associate Provost, Hunter leads the First Year Experience, Academic Advising, and partnerships with UC Berkeley and local community colleges. "
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