Teagan Murphy (she/her) is a first-year sociology graduate student specializing in social movements and inequality. Through her research, she aims to highlight varying ideologies and values that emerge from different activist groups belonging to the same broader social movement, with a focus on groups utilizing frames of Black feminism and collectivism. She is specifically interested in activism and activist groups related to food justice.

Areas of Interest

  • Social Movements, Activism, and Mobilization
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Critical Race
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Black Feminism, Frames of Intersectionality


  • BA
    Sociology, University of Florida
  • BS
    Family, Youth & Community Science, University of Florida


  • "Black Liberation through Black Feminism: Processes and Exemplars from a Critical Consciousness of Anti-Black Racism Workshop," American Psychological Association Annual Convention


  • "A Practical Application of Critical Consciousness of Anti-Black Racism," WELLS Healing and Research Collective
Academics for Black Survival and Wellness
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tmurphy [at] umd.edu