Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race

The Du Bois Review (DBR) is a scholarly, multidisciplinary, and multicultural journal devoted to social science research and criticism about race. Launched in the spring of 2004, the journal provides a forum for discussion and increased understanding of race and society from a range of disciplines, including but not limited to economics, political science, sociology, anthropology, law, communications, public policy, psychology, linguistics, and history.

Current Issue


The Empire Strikes Back

Issue 14.1 of Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race, “The Empire Strikes Back,” responds to the fall of the postracial narrative and the disturbing recrudescence of White supremacist rhetoric and groups. Scholars in this issue wrestle with questions of direct relevance to the most recent U.S. presidential election, the early days of the Trump presidency, and the ongoing  power of socially constructed race and ethno-racial distinctions on our social world.

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