Gaurav Jashnani

Gaurav Jashnani is a scholar, organizer, and educator, working at the nexus of racial, gender, and transformative justice. A doctoral candidate in Critical Social/Personality Psychology (with certificates in Africana Studies and American Studies), his research interests include racial capitalism, embodiment, policing, gentrification, public space, and student of color organizing. He is currently writing up a Tides Foundation- and SPSSI-funded study on the material, psychological and spatial impacts of broken windows policing in New York City, and conducting dissertation research on experiences of institutional racism and Black student organizing at the University of Missouri. Gaurav is also a licensed psychotherapist, and co-founder of the Challenging Male Supremacy Project (

Jashnani, G. (in press). “Every time they left their homes”: Broken windows, social cleansing and anti-Black accumulation strategies. In T. Graziani, M. Maharwal, & E. McElroy (Eds.), Counterpoints: Bay Area data and stories for resisting displacement. Oakland, CA: PM Press.

Bustamante, P., Jashnani, G. & Stoudt, B. G. (2018). Theorizing cumulative dehumanization: An embodied praxis of “becoming” and resisting state-sanctioned violence. Social & Personality Psychology Compass. DOI: 10.1111/spc3.12429.

Jashnani, G., Bustamante, P. & Stoudt, B. (2018). Violations of justice: The unwarranted consequences of discretionary arrests in New York State. New York, NY: Public Science Project.

Jashnani, G., Bustamante, P., & Stoudt, B. G. (2017). Dispossession by accumulation: The impacts of discretionary arrests in New York City. Race and Justice, 2153368717742476.

Greig, A., Jashnani, G, and Maccani, R. (2015). Challenging male supremacy in practice. In M. Flood (Ed.), Engaging Men in Building Gender Equality. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Jashnani, G. (2013). Working with men to end gender violence. College Health in Action, Summer 2013. Jashnani, G. K., Maccani, R. J., & Greig, A. (2011). What does it feel like when change finally comes?: Male supremacy, accountability and transformative justice. In C.-I. Chen, J. Dulani, & L. Piepzna-Samarasinha (Eds.), The revolution starts at home: Confronting intimate violence within activist communities (217–236). Brooklyn, NY: South End Press.

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