Selected Peer Reviewed Articles
Winkle-Wagner, R., Luedke, C., McCallum, C., & Ota-Malloy, B. (Accepted). Instrumental of meaningful friendships: Black alumnae perspectives on peer relationships during college. NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education.
Luedke, C.L., Collum, G., McCoy, D.L., Lee-Johnson, J., Winkle-Wagner, R. (Accepted). Connecting identity with research: Socializing students toward seeing themselves as scholars. Review of Higher Education.
Luedke, C., McCoy, D.L., Winkle-Wagner, R., & Lee-Johnson, J.L. (Accepted). Students Perspectives on Holistic Mentoring Practices in STEM Fields. Journal Committed to Social Change on Race and Ethnicity.
Winkle-Wagner, R., Kelly, B.T., Luedke, C.L., Reavis, T.B. (2018). Authentically me: Examining expectations that are placed upon Black women in college. American Educational Research Journal. Online first at:
McCoy, D.L., Luedke, C.L., & Winkle-Wagner, R. (2017). Encouraged or “weeded out” in the STEM disciplines: Students’ perspectives on faculty interactions within a predominantly White and a historically Black institution. Journal of College Student Development, 58(5), 657-673.
Kelly, B. & Winkle-Wagner, R. (2017). Finding a voice in predominantly White institutions: A longitudinal study of Black women faculty members’ journeys toward tenure. Teachers College Record, 119(6), 1-36. Available online at:
Sule, V.T., Winkle-Wagner, R. & Maramba, D. (2017). Who Deserves a Seat? Popular Opinion of College Access Policy. Equity, Excellence & Education, 50(2), 196-208. DOI: 10.1080/10665684.2017.1301836
Winkle-Wagner, R. & McCoy, D. (2016). Feeling Like an "Alien" or "Family"? Comparing Students and Faculty Experiences of Diversity in STEM Disciplines at an HBCU and a PWI. Race Ethnicity and Education. DOI: 10.1080/13613324.2016.1248835 Available online first at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13613324.2016.1248835
Winkle-Wagner, R. & McCoy, D.L. (2016). Entering the (postgraduate) field: Underrepresented students’ acquisition of cultural and social capital in summer bridge programs. The Journal of Higher Education, 87(2), 178-205.
McCoy, D.L, Winkle-Wagner, R., & Luedke, C. (2015). Colorblind mentoring? Exploring White faculty mentoring of Students of Color. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 8(4), 225-242.
Maramba, D., Sulè, V.T., & Winkle-Wagner, R. (2015). What discourse on the Texas Top Ten Percent Plan says about accountability for diversity. The Journal of Higher Education, Volume 86(5), pp. 751-776.
Hunter, C.A., Ortloff, D.H., & Winkle-Wagner, R. (2015). Out of Our Comfort Zones: Teaching Qualitative Research at a Distance and Online. Qualitative Report, 19(3), 1-24. Available online at
McCoy, D.L. & Winkle-Wagner, R. (2015.). Bridging the divide: Developing a scholarly habitus for aspiring graduate students through summer bridge program participation. Journal of College Student Development, 56(5), 423-439.
Winkle-Wagner, R. (2014). Lives not narrowed down: The state of African American women’s experiences in higher education. Review of Educational Research, 85(2), 171-204. Available online at: http://rer.sagepub.com/content/early/2014/09/24/0034654314551065?papetoc
Kennedy, S. & Winkle-Wagner, R (2014). Earning autonomy while maintaining family ties: Black women’s reflections on the transition into college. NASPA Journal about Women in Higher Education, 74(2), 133-151.
Lundy-Wagner, V. & Winkle-Wagner, R. (2013). A harassing climate? The implications of sexual harassment for campus climate. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 6(1),51.
Winkle-Wagner, R., Sule, V.T. & Maramba, D.C. (2012). When Race Disappears: Merit in the College Admissions Policy Decision-Making Process in the State of Texas. Educational Policy, 28(4), 516-545. DOI: 10.1177/0895904812465114 Also available at: http://epx.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/28/4/516.pdf?ijkey=PEccWLW8kzf9av6&keytype=ref
Winkle-Wagner, R. (2012). Self, college experiences, and society: Rethinking student development theory from a sociological perspective. College Student Affairs Journal, 30(2), 45-60.
Winkle-Wagner, R. (2009b). The perpetual homelessness of college experiences: The tensions between home and campus for African American women The Review of Higher Education¸33(1), 1-36.
Winkle-Wagner, R. & Nelson, J. (2009). Is higher education the great equalizer? Using the NELS: 88 dataset to examine early occupational attainment. Enrollment Management Journal, 3(1), 10-29.
Winkle-Wagner, R. (2008a). Not “feminist” but “strong:” African American women’s reflections of race and gender in college. The Negro Educational Review, 59(3-4), 181-196.
Hossler, D., Shonia, O., & Winkle-Wagner, R. (2007). A policy analysis of the status of access and equity for tertiary education in Russia. European Education: Issues and Studies, 29(2), 83-102.
Winkle Wagner, R. (2006). An endless desert walk: Perspectives of the San in Botswana as a case for multicultural education. International Journal of Educational Development, 26, 88-97.