Dr Adele N. Norris


School of Social Sciences


Research Interests

Black Feminism; Intersecting Social Inequalities, Mass Incarceration; Rural Poverty

Recent Publications

  • Kanem, V. T., & Norris, A. N. (2018). An examination of the Noken and indigenous cultural identity: Voices of Papuan women. Journal of Cultural Analysis and Social Change, 3(1), 1-11. doi:10.20897/jcasc/86189 Open Access version:

  • Norris, A. N. (2018). Discussing contemporary racial justice in academic spaces: Minimizing epistemic exploitation while neutralizing white fragility.. In American Sociological Assocation (ASA) 113th annual meeting, Feeling Race: An invitation to explore racialized emotions. Conerence held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Retrieved from

  • Norris, A. (2018). Discussing white supremacy in academic classrooms: Pedagogy of discomfort?. In School of Social and Cultural Studies Seminar Series, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

  • Norris, A. (2018). Opening the flood gates: ‘Backyard’ racism, white supremacy and disruptive discomfort in academic classrooms. Retrieved from

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Papers Taught

Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Norris, Dr Adele 9358 annorris K.2.05C Sociology and Social Policy