• Social ​Identity
  • Race and Racism
  • Media Impact

Banjo. O.O, Wang, Z.J., Appiah, O., Tchernev, J., Brown, C., Walther, W., Hedstrom, A., & Irwin, M. (2017). Experiencing racial humor with out-groups: A psychophysiological approach to examining co-viewing effects. Media Psychology. doi: 10.1080/15213269.2016.1234396

Banjo, O. O. & Jennings, N.A. (2016). Content analysis of portrayal of Whites in Blackcontext films. Mass Communication & Society.

Banjo, O.O .& Morant Williams, K. (2015). Behind the music: Exploring audiences’ attitudes toward gospel and contemporary Christian music. Submitted to Journal of Communication and Religion, 37(3) 117-138.

Banjo, O.O., Appiah, O., Wang, Z.J., Brown, C., & Walther, W. (2015). Co-viewing effects of ethnic-oriented programming: An examination of in-group bias and racial comedy exposure. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 92, 662-680 doi: 10.1177/1077699015581804


Banjo, O.O & Fraley, T. (2014). The wannabe, the man, and whitebread: Portrayals of whiteness in Black films. Western Journal of Black Studies, 38(1), 42-52.


Morant Williams, K. & Banjo, O.O. (2013). From where we stand: Exploring Christian listeners social location and Christian music listening". Journal of Media and Religion, 12(4), 196-216. doi: 10.1080/15348423.2013.845027


Banjo, O. O. (2013). For us only? Examining the impact of context on Blacks’ evaluations of Black entertainment, Race and Social Problems, 5(4) 309-322. doi: 10.1007/s12552-013-9106-x

Book Chapters

​Banjo, O.O. (2015). Now you see me: The visibility of whiteness in Black context film. In V. Berry, A. Fleming-Rife,  & A. Dayo (Eds.) Black Culture and Experience: Contemporary Issues, 257-270. New York: Peter Lang Publishing,


Banjo, O., Whembolua, G., Howard, S., Frederick, N., & Lindsey, J. (2015). As seen on TV? Hip hop images and health consequences in the Black community.  In C. Jones & E. Wallace (Eds). Black Sociology: Contemporary Issues and Future Directions, 223-240. Farnham, England: Ashgate Publishing.

Sanders, M. & Banjo, O. (2013). Mass Media and African American identities: examiningBlack self-concept and intersectionality. In D. Lasorsa & A. Rodriguez (Eds.) Media and Identity: New Agendas in Communication, pp.145-168.  New York: Routledge.