The Carter G. Woodson Institute, U.Va.

The Carter G. Woodson Institute

for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia

Sabrina Pendergrass

Assistant Professor (AAS/Sociology)

Specialties:
Race, Inequality, Migration, Culture, Regional Identities

223 Randall Hall

Sabrina Pendergrass is an assistant professor of sociology and African American and African Studies.  Her research and teaching interests include race, inequality, internal migration, cultural sociology, and the U.S. South. She has published on these topics in Poetics, the Du Bois ReviewRace and Social Problems, and the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. She is working on a book manuscript about the African American reverse migration to the South.  The manuscript, under contract with Oxford University Press, examines the economic, social, and cultural experiences of blacks who were born and raised in the North and West and are now moving to the South. Work from this project has received awards from the Association of Black Sociologists and the Society for the Study of Social Problems.