Research and Media

Honored to have been a guest on the fabulous Tea for Teaching podcast several times. You can listen in here:

The most recent episode, from September 2021, was all about the CRT bans and teaching about racism.

Earlier episodes:

Below is a short article I wrote for Inside Higher Ed:

A few other short pieces and interviews:

I wrote this recent short piece all about teaching in the face of the CRT bans being enacted across the country.

An interview with Wisconsin Public Radio’s Central Time about the book.

Also an interview in Inside Higher Ed about the book!

Selected Publications:

Kernahan, C. (in press). Teaching Students, Not Just Content: The Challenges of Teaching about Race Online. In Michel, J. (Ed.) Higher Education Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: Teaching and Supporting Learning Through Turbulent Times. Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ.

Kernahan, C. (2019). Teaching about racism in the college classroom: Notes from a White professor. West Virginia University Press (Series on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education).  

Kernahan, C., & Chick, N. L. (2017). How do you Listen to your Students to Help Them Learn about Race and Racism? In Gurung R. A. R. & Voelker, D. J. (Eds.) Special Issue: Big Picture Pedagogy: Finding Interdisciplinary Solutions to Common Learning Problems. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Wiley Series, Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA.

Kernahan, C. (2016). Raising Awareness and Reducing Colorblind Racial Ideology in Higher Education. Neville, H. A., Gallardo, M. E., & Wing Sue D. (Eds.) What Does it Mean to be Color-Blind? Manifestations, Dynamics, and Impact. American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Kernahan, C., Zheng, W., & Davis, T. A (2014). A Sense of Belonging: How Student Feelings Correlate with Learning about Race. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 8, 4.

Kernahan, C., & Davis, T. (2010). Learning about Racism: What are the Long Term Effects? Teaching of Psychology, 37, 41-45.

Chick, N., Karis, T., & Kernahan, C. (2009). Learning from Their Own Learning: How Metacognitive and Meta-affective Reflections Enhance Learning in Race-Related Courses. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 3(1).

Kernahan, C., & Davis, T. (2007). Changing Perspective: How Learning About Racism Influences Student Awareness and Emotion. Teaching of Psychology, 34, 49-52.