Recent Papers

Bobo, Lawrence D. 2018. "Democracy Under Siege.Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race 14(2): 381-385.

Bobo, Lawrence D. 2017."Racism in Trump’s America: Reflections on Culture, Sociology, and the 2016 US Presidential Election." The British Journal of Sociology. 68(S1):S85-S104.

Bobo, Lawrence D. 2017. "THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK: Fall of the Postracial Myth and Stirrings of Renewed White Supremacy.Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race 14(1):1-5.

Bobo, Lawrence D. 2017 "Linking Multiracial Coalitions and Class-Based Appeals." The NYU Furman Center. The Dream Revisited: Race, Segregation, and Politics Essays. 

Bobo, Lawrence D. 2017 "Populism and the Future of American Politics." The American Academy of Arts & Sciences Bulletin. LXX(2):54-57.

Bobo, Lawrence D. 2016 "Pitzer's 6th President: Melvin L. Oliver." The Participant 49 (2):15-18. Pitzer College.

Bobo, Lawrence D. 2016. “Empowering “The Other”.” Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race 13(1): 1-4.

Bobo, Lawrence D. 2015. “Bringing Du Bois Back In: American Sociology and the Morris Enunciation.Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race 12(2): 461-467.

Bobo, Lawrence D. 2015. “Theory and Racialized Modernity: Du Bois in Ascendance.” Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race 12(2): 225-230.

Bobo, Lawrence D. 2015. “Foreword: The Racial Double Homicide of Trayvon Martin.” Pp. xi-xv, in Deadly Injustice: Race, Criminal Justice, and the Death of Trayvon Martin, edited by Devon Johnson, Patricia Y. Warren, and Amy Farrell.  New York: New York University Press.

Bobo, Lawrence D. 2015. "A Troublesome Recurrence: Racialized Realities and Racist Reasoning Today." Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race 12(1): 1-4.

Simmons, Alicia D., and Lawrence D. Bobo. 2015. "Can Non-Full-Probability Internet Surveys Yield Useful Data? A Comparison with Full-Probability Face-to-Face Surveys in the Domain of Race and Social Inequality Attitudes." Sociological Methodology 45(1): 357-387.

Samson, Frank L., and Lawrence D. Bobo. 2014. "Ethno-Racial Attitudes and Social Inequality." Handbook of the Social Psychology of Inequality. Springer Netherlands, pp. 515-545.

Bobo, Lawrence D. 2012. "The Diversity Challenge." Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race 9(2): 263-266.

Bobo, Lawrence D. 2012. "On Our Moral Communities." Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race  9(1): 1-3.

Bobo, Lawrence D. 2012. "The Real Record on Racial Attitudes" From Social Trends in American Life: Findings from the General Social Survey since 1972, edited by Peter V. Marsden. Princeton University Press: Princeton, NJ, pp. 38-83.

Bobo, Lawrence D. 2012. "An American Conundrum: Race, Sociology, and the African American Road to Citizenship." From The Oxford Handbook of African American Citizenship, 1865-present, edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Claude Steele, Lawrence D. Bobo, Michael C. Dawson, Gerald Jaynes, Lisa Crooms-Robinson and Linda Darling-Hammond. Oxford University Press: New York, pp. 19-70.

Bobo, Lawrence D. 2011 "Racialization, Assimilation, and the Mexican American Experience: Racialization in Ascendance". Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race, 8(2), pp. 497–502.

Bobo, Lawrence D. 2011. "Somewhere between Jim Crow & Post-Racialism: Reflections on the Racial Divide in America Today." Daedalus: Journal of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, Spring 2011, Volume 140, Number 2: 11-36.

Bobo, Lawrence D. and Victor S. Thompson. 2011. "Thinking about Crime: Race and Lay Accounts of Lawbreaking Behavior." The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Volume 634, No 1, March 2011: 16-38.

"As American as Barack Obama: Commentary on Nilanjana Dasgupta and Kumar Yogeeswaran's 'Obama Nation? Implicit Beliefs About American Nationality'" in The Obamas and a (Post) Racial America? Gregory S. Parks and Matthew W. Hughey (editors). New York: Oxford University Press, 91-93.

Bobo, Lawrence D. 2010. "Claiming Human Dignity." Du Bois Review 7(2): 253-254.

Bobo, Lawrence D. and Michael C. Dawson. 2010. "Still Walking the Tightrope." Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race 7(1): 1-2.

Bobo, Lawrence D. 2010. "Inequality and US Society: A Review of Douglas Massey's Categorically Unequal: The American Stratification System." Du Bois Review 7(1): 30-34.

Bobo, Lawrence D. 2010. "Obama and the Great Progressive Disconnect." Pathways Spring 2010: 14-17.

Bobo, Lawrence D. and Victor Thompson. 2010. "Racialized Mass Incarceration: Poverty, Prejudice, and Punishment." in Doing Race: 21 Essays for the 21st Century, edited by Hazel R. Markus and Paula Moya. New York: Norton, 322-355.