Dr. Ralina L. Joseph is a scholar, teacher, and facilitator of race and communication. She is Presidential Term Professor of Communication, Director of the Center for Communication, Difference, and Equity, and Associate Dean of Equity and Justice in Graduate Programs at the University of Washington, Seattle. She received her B.A. in American Civilization at Brown University, and M.A. and Ph.D in Ethnic Studies at the University of California, San Diego. Ralina is the author of numerous articles and the three books, Generation Mixed Goes to School (with Allison Briscoe-Smith, 2021), Postracial Resistance: Black Women, Media, and the Uses of Strategic Ambiguity (2018), and Transcending Blackness: From the New Millennium Mulatta to the Exceptional Multiracial (2013). Ralina is currently writing her fourth book, titled Interrupting Privilege.
This profile was last updated on September 13, 2021