Recent Articles

Anderson, Elijah (2023) “BLACK SUCCESS, WHITE BACKLASH” Black prosperity has provoked white resentment that can make life exhausting for people of color—and it has led to the undoing of policies that have nurtured Black advancement. Atlantic Monthly, November 2023.


Anderson, Elijah (2015) “For Inner Cities, a Challenge Beyond the N.R.A. on Gun Control,” The New York Times, October 5, 2015.
Anderson, Elijah (2015) “The White Space,” in Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, 2015, Vol.1(1) 10-21.
Anderson, Elijah (2014) “What caused the Ferguson riot exists in so many other cities, too.” The Washington Post,
August 13, 2014.
Wiebe D.J., Guo W., Allison P.D., Anderson E., Richmond T.S., Branas C.C. (2013) Fears of Violence During Morning Travel to School. Journal of Adolescent Health 2013;53:54-61.
Anderson, Elijah (2013).“Emmett and Trayvon: How racial prejudice in America has changed in the last sixty years.” in Washington Monthly, January/February 2013.
Anderson, Elijah (2012).“Reflections on the ‘Black-White Achievement Gap’” in Journal of School Psychology 50, pp. 593-597, October, 2012.
Anderson, Elijah (2012). “The Iconic Ghetto,” ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 642 July: 8-24.
Anderson, Elijah (2004). “The Cosmopolitan Canopy,” Being Here and Being There: Fieldwork Encounters and Ethnographic Discoveries, ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 595 September: 14-31.
Anderson, Elijah (2003). “Jelly’s Place: An Ethnographic Memoir” (Distinguished Lecture), Symbolic Interaction, 26 (2): 217-237.
Anderson, Elijah and Nancy B. Hisrshinger, et al. (2003). “A Case-Control Study of Female-Female Non-Intimate Violence in an Urban Area,” The American Journal of Public Health, 93 (7): 1098-1103.
Anderson, Elijah (2001). “Going Straight: The Story of a Young Inner-City Ex-convict,” Punishment & Society 3(1): 135-52.