Racial, ethnic and gender preconceptions in our social interactions are prevalent sources for microaggressions. Andrea Boyles, Ph.D. based on her own research and experiences exposes the comfortableness of what comes so natural to some while alienating many. Dr. Boyles received her Ph.D. in Sociology from Kansas State University with concentrations in Gender and Criminology. Dr. Boyles, author of Race, Place, and Suburban Policing; Too Close for Comfort, has also taught inmates and correctional officers within the Missouri prison system and presented research on the effects of incarcerated parents on children.

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