Rod Graham

Rod Graham is the Editorial Board's neighborhood sociologist. A professor at Virginia's Old Dominion University, he researches and teaches courses in the areas of cyber-crime and racial inequality. His work can be found at Follow him @roderickgraham.

The gift of Ye

December 8, 2022 /

Showing us ways in which the right understands hate speech.

‘Stochastic terrorism’ works well for the Republicans

November 17, 2022 /

There is, alas, more to come.

America is anxious. We’re putting prices over principles

October 27, 2022 /

Eventually, GOP scare tactics will fall flat.

Who needs affirmative action when we have racism?

October 12, 2022 /

Leveraging white power can produce the same results.

By lifting debt burdens, Biden unleashes the democratic spirit

September 22, 2022 /

Better lives, better citizens.

Who counts as white?

August 24, 2022 /

Why are folks in the Republican Party so quick to call their fellow Americans, and their opposing values and ideas, “anti-American?” 

Social media doesn’t just amplify conflict. It makes it

August 15, 2022 /

“Professional dividers” are dividing democracy for profit.

Do you need Google? Your privacy depends on the answer

July 20, 2022 /

The post-Roe fight for digital privacy.

The rightwing attack on higher ed centers on the difference between freedom of speech and academic freedom

June 30, 2022 /

They aren’t the same.

America is a nation of conspiratorial thinkers. Why?

June 3, 2022 /

It’s complicated.