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Mixed Race Studies ( is a non-commercial website that provides the most comprehensive and robust gateway to interdisciplinary English language scholarship about the relevant issues surrounding multiracialism. This site has been called by a preeminent scholar, “the most comprehensive and objective clearinghouse for scholarly publications related to critical mixed-race theory” and by an up and coming scholar, “probably the singularly most valuable tool in my work.”

At present, contains 12,000 posts which consists of links to 7,000+ articles; 1,500+ books; nearly 600 dissertation, papers and reports; 700+ multimedia items; over 600 excerpts and quotes, over 100 course offerings; etc. Currently, receives over 3,000 visitors each day and during a monthly period, over 59,000 unique visitors and over 1.5 million page views.

Creator and Founder Steven Riley has been an Information Technology professional for over 30 years in the D.C. area and is currently Director of Database Development and Design at a trade association in Washington D.C.  His areas of expertise are application programming, database and website development. When he is not developing software applications, he spends his time at home in Silver Spring, Maryland with his artist wife Julia of 33 years, working on his photography and reading books on history and sociology. Steve Riley’s recent activities within the field, include:

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