Ryan D. Talbert
Ryan Talbert received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2013 and his M.A. in Sociology from East Carolina University in 2015. His broad research interests include inequality, race/ethnicity, social movements, and medical sociology. Ryan’s research has focused on divisive symbols, white hate groups, and the impact such symbols and groups have on the maintenance of inequality. Ryan’s work has explored social factors that influence perceptions of the Confederate flag, cohort differences in prejudice toward various social groups, and differences in depressive symptoms among blacks and whites mediated by individuals’ social roles.