Dr. Lori Martin

Dr. Lori Martin

PhD, University at Albany, State University of New York

Associate Dean  of Humanities and Social Sciences

Professor, African and African American Studies

LSU Faculty Athletics Representative Lousiiana State University
Phone: 225-578-1856
Email: lorim@lsu.edu
Office: 132B Hodges Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Dr. Lori Martin

Dr. Lori Latrice Martin is Associate Dean in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and Professor in the Department of African and African American Studies at Louisiana State University.  Dr. Martin is the author of numerous books and scholarly articles.  Dr. Martin’s recent publications include: Introduction to Africana Demography and America in Denial.  She was born and raised in Nyack, New York.

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Education:

2006 
PhD (Sociology). University at Albany, State University of New York 
Dissertation Topic: Income Rich Asset Poor: Race, Ethnicity and Wealth Inequality in America 

2002 
Certificate in Demography. University at Albany, State University of New York 

1998 
M.S. (Applied Public Affairs). University at Buffalo, State University of New York Thesis Topic: Directory of Ministries in Central Harlem

1996 
B.A. (Sociology).  Fordham University, Bronx, New York

Areas of Specialization:

  • Race and Ethnicity 
  • Demography 
  • Africana Demography 
  • Black Ethnicity 
  • Wealth Inequality and Asset Poverty  
  • Race and Sports 
  • African Americans and Adaptive Leadership 

Recent Publications: 

Books:

Martin, L.L. (2022). Racial Realism and the History of Black People in America. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Martin, L.L. (2022). America in Denial: How Race-Fair Policies Reinforce Racial Inequality. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.  Paperback. 

Martin, L.L. (2021). Introduction to Africana Demography. Chicago: Haymaker Books.  Paperback.  

Martin, L.L. (2021).  America in Denial: How Race-Fair Policies Reinforce Racial Inequality. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.   

Martin, L.L. (2020). Introduction to Africana Demography. The Netherlands: Brill.  

Finley, S.C., Gray, B.M., and Martin, L.L. (Editors). (2020). The Religion of White Rage: White Workers, Religious Fervor, and the Myth of Black Racial Progress.  Edinburg University Press.