Academic Publications
Black Lives and Spatial Matters: Policing Blackness and Practicing Freedom in Suburban St. Louis, Cornell University Press, Police/Worlds Series, in production, release: 8/15/2020
"Racial States of Municipal Governance: Policing Bodies and Space for Revenue in North St. Louis County, MO," Law and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice, v. 37, n. 2, June 2019
"Flesh in the Street,"
Kalfou: Journal of Comparative and Relational Ethnic Studies, v. 2, n. 1, Spring 2016
"Everyday Racialization: Contesting Space and Identity in Suburban St. Louis," in Making Suburbia, University of Minnesota Press, 2015
"Reconsidering the Margin: Relationships of Difference and Transformative Education," in Service-Learning in Design and Planning: Educating at the Boundaries, New Village Press, 2011
Design Publications

“Green Chimneys School,” published in Building Type Basics for Elementary and Secondary Schools, Bradford Perkins, 1999. Design team member

“Atocha Hotel, Madrid” featured in Architekten Peter Eisenman (Works), Fraunhofer, Stuttgart,1997. Design team member

Race and Resistance in Suburban St. Louis, PhD in Visual and Narrative Culture, University of California, Berkeley, 2016
Research Grants

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Active Living, Healthy Eating Research Rapid-Response Rnd. 2, HealthyPAGE Health Impact Assessment, Co-Principal Investigator, 2008-2010, $150,000

Gephardt Faculty Service-Learning Grant, Integrating Teaching, Research, and Sustained Community Partnerships,Principal Investigator, 2009, $2500

Institute for Public Health Interdisciplinary Project Grant, HealthyPAGE Project, Page Avenue Health Impact Assessment, Co-Principal Investigator, 2009-2010, $60,000

Center for Social Development, Project Grant, Page Avenue Health Impact Assessment Research/Teaching Integration and Curricula Development, Principal Investigator and Project Director, 2009, $20,000

Missouri Foundation for Health, Project Grant, Page Avenue Health Impact Assessment, Co-Principal Investigator, 2009-2010, $20,000

Recent Podcasts

"Undisciplining Research: Opportunities and Limitations for a Design-Thinking Approach," paper presentation in special track (Design for Applied Anthropology), Society for Applied Anthropology Conference, Portland, OR, March 23, 2019. Selected for podcast. See Session #19

“Jodi Rios speaks with Reighan Gillam about Black Lives and Spatial Matters: Policing Blackness and Practicing Freedom in Suburban St. Louis,” New Books Podcast, January 5, 2021

Recent Blog Post

“The Logics of Antiblackness Undergirds Every Mode of Injustice We Seek to Remediate,” Cornell

University Authors’ Blogs