Lori Martin

Lori Martin

Associate Professor, Louisiana State University

106 Stubbs Hall & 239 Stubbs Hall
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
225.578.5814 & 225.578.1785


2006 – PhD (Sociology). University at Albany, State University of New York
Dissertation Topic: Income Rich Asset Poor: Race, Ethnicity and Wealth Inequality in America

2002 – Certificate in Demography. University at Albany, State University of New York

1998 – M.S. (Applied Public Affairs). University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Thesis Topic: Directory of Ministries in Central Harlem

1996 – 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.