Structural Racism

Bias hidden in organizational systems.

Organizational Psychology

Selected Publications Structural Racism and Bias

Bartlett, A., Rundle, M. & Williams, M. T. (in press). Strategic allies: Cultivating allyship between people and teams to help build a stronger and more inclusive organizational military culture. In B. T. Waruszynski (Ed.), Team Diversity and Inclusion in Defence and Security: International Perspectives. Springer.

Faber, S., Williams, M. T., Metzger, I. W., MacIntyre, M. M., Strauss, D., Duniya, C. G., Sawyer, K., Cénat, J. M., & Goghari, V. (in press). Lions at the gate: How weaponization of policy prevents people of colour from becoming professional psychologists in Canada. Canadian Psychology.

Williams, M., Bartlett, A., Zare, M., Custer, N. & Osman, M. (in press). Sexual harassment and abuse in law enforcement: Best practices for creating safety for female officers. The Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles.

Sarr, F., Knight, S., Strauss, D., Ouimet, A. J., Cénat, J. M., Williams, M. T., & Shaughnessy, K. (2022). Increasing the representation of Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour as students in psychology doctoral programs. Canadian Psychology, 63(4), 479–499.

Faber, S. C., Wu, E., Alobeid, F., Williams, M. & Bartlett, A. (2022). Never Going Back There: An Analysis of Disciplinary Actions of the Kentucky Board of Examiners and Recommendations for Equitable Protections for Early-Career Psychologists. Report for the Kentucky Psychological Association (KPA).

Williams, M. T. & Kanter, J. W. (2019). Promoting diversity and inclusion on college campuses. In M.T. Williams, D. C. Rosen, & J. W. Kanter (Eds.), Eliminating Race-Based Mental Health Disparities: Promoting Equity and Culturally Responsive Care Across Settings (pp. 243-276). Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Books.

Williams, M. T. (2019). Adverse racial climates in academia: Conceptualization, interventions, and call to action. New Ideas in Psychology, 55, 58-67.

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This research topic explores forms of covert or unexamined institutional power structures, systems, and their psychological effects and consequences.

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