Lori Martin

Lori Martin

Associate Professor, Louisiana State University



PhD (Sociology). University at Albany, State University of New York

Dissertation Topic: Income Rich Asset Poor: Race, Ethnicity and Wealth Inequality in America

Certificate in Demography. University at Albany, State University of New York

M.S. (Applied Public Affairs). University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Thesis Topic: Directory of Ministries in Central Harlem
B.A. (Sociology).  Fordham University, Bronx, New York



Race and Ethnicity


Black Ethnicity

Wealth Inequality and Asset Poverty

Race and Sports



Associate Professor

Sociology Department/African and African American Studies Department

Louisiana State University

August 2013 – Present


Assistant Professor

Africana Studies Department

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York

August 2006 – August 2013





Martin, Lori Latrice. In Press.  White Sports/Black Sports: Racial Disparities in Athletic Programs. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger Publishers.

Fasching-Varner, Kenneth, Albert, Katrice, Rema Reynolds, and Lori Latrice Martin.  2014.  Trayvon Martin, Race, and American Justice: Writing Wrong. Senses Publishers.

Martin, Lori Latrice. 2014. Editor. Out of Bounds: Racism and the Black Athlete. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger Publishers.

Martin, Lori Latrice. 2013. Black Asset Poverty and the Enduring Racial Divide.  Boulder, CO: First Forum Press, a Division of Lynne Rienner Publishers.

Martin, Lori Latrice. 2009. Income Rich Asset Poor. Dubuque, IA:  Kendall/Hall Publishers.



Articles in peer-reviewed academic journals:

Fasching-Varner, Kenneth, Mitchell, Roland, Martin, Lori Latrice, and Karen Benton-Haron. “Beyond School-to-Prison Pipeline and Toward an Educational and Penal Realism.” Equity & Excellence in Education. Vol. 47 No. 4 (2014), pp. 410-429.

Martin, Lori Latrice, Fasching-Varner, Kenneth, Quinn, Molly, and Melinda Jackson.  Racism, Rodeos, and the Misery Industries of Louisiana. Journal of Pan African Studies.  Vol. 7 No. 6 (2014), pp. 60-83.

Martin, Lori Latrice. “Debt to Society:  Asset Poverty and Prisoner Reentry. The Review of Black Political Economy.Vol. 38 No. 2 (2011), pp. 131-143.


Chapters in peer-reviewed book:

Martin, Lori Latrice, Horton, Hayward Derrick, and Teresa A. Booker.  In Press.  Race, Class, and Nativity: A Multilevel Analysis of the Forgotten Working-Class, 1980-2009.  In Black Sociology: Contemporary Issues and Future Directions. Edited by Earl Wright, II and Edward Wallace.  Ashgate Publishing Company.

Martin, Lori Latrice. 2014. “Been There Done That: With Zimmerman, History Repeats Itself.” In Trayvon Martin, Race, and American Justice: Writing Wrong. Editors Kenny Fasching-Varner, Rema Reynolds, Katrice Albert, and Lori Latrice Martin, pp. 15-18.