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Juan Battle
Position: Professor
Degrees/Diplomas: PhD, University of Michigan
Research Interests: Race, sexuality, and social justice.

Book Titles & Chapters

Buttaro, Anthony and Juan Battle. 2012. “More Than Meets the Eye: An Ecological Perspective on Homophobia within Black America.”  Black Women, Gender, and Families. 6(1): 1-22.

Battle, Juan. Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys (2012). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Battle, Juan and Sandra L. Barnes (editors). 2010. Black Sexualities: Probing Powers, Passions, Practices, and Policies. New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

Turner, Carlene Buchanan and Juan Battle. 2010. "Old Enough to Know: The Impact of Health Values on Self-care Among Elderly Black Men and Women. Western Journal of Black Studies. 34(1): 1-12.

Buttaro, Anthony, Jr., Juan Battle, & Antonio (Jay) Pastrana. 2010. “The Aspiration-Attainment Gap: Black Students and Education.”The Journal of Negro Education. 79(4): 488-502.

Asencio, Marysol & Juan Battle (editors). 2010.  Black and Latina Sexualities. Special Issue of Black Women, Gender, and Families. Volume 4, Issue 1.

Asencio, Marysol & Juan Battle. 2010. “Introduction: Special Issue of Black and Latina Sexualities.” Black, Women, Gender, and Families. 4(1):1-7.

Asencio, Marysol & Juan Battle (editors). 2010. Black and Latina/o Sexualities Research. Special Issue of Sexuality Research and Social Policy. Volume 7, Issue 2.

Asencio, Marysol & Juan Battle. 2010. “Introduction: Special Issue of Black and Latina/o Sexualities.” Sexuality Research and Social Policy. 7(2):67-69.

Battle, Juan and Antonio (Jay) Pastrana. 2009. “Preface.” At The Intersection: Race, Sexuality and Gender.  Washington, DC: Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

Battle, Juan & Colin Ashley. 2008. “Intersectionality, Heteronormativity and Black Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Families.” Black Women, Gender, and Families.  2(1): 1-24.

Battle, Juan & Michael Bennett. 2007. “A Perfect Storm: The Jena Six from a Sociohistorical Perspective.” Footnotes: Newsletter of the American Sociological Association. (December) 35.9.

Selected Publications

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  • B.S., York College of Pennsylvania  
  • M.A, University of Michigan
  • PhD, University of Michigan