Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Karunaratne, N. (forthcoming). Toward a methodology of healing: Promoting radical healing among student survivors through research. Journal of Women and Gender in Higher Education.

Karunaratne, N., & Harris, J. C. (2022). Women of Color student survivors’ perceptions of campus sexual assault prevention programming. Violence Against Women, 28(15-16), 3801-3824.

Karunaratne, N. (2021). Fostering (re)connections: South Asian students healing from dating violence. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education. Advance online publication. 

Harris, J. C., Karunaratne, N., & Gutzwa, J. A. (2021). Effective modalities for healing from campus sexual assault: Centering the experiences of women of color undergraduate student survivors. Harvard Educational Review, 91(2), 248-272. 

Boss, G. J., Karunaratne, N., Huang, C., Beavers, A., Pegram-Floyd, V., & Tullos, K. C. (2019). “It’s a double-edged sword”: A collaborative autoethnography of Women of Color higher education and student affairs administrators who teach in the college classroom. NASPA Journal of Women and Gender in Higher Education12(2), 166-185.

Porter, C. J., Mlambo, Y. A., Hannibal, J., & Karunaratne, N. (2018). (Re)Defining student success: A qualitative study of Black undergraduate women pursuing veterinary medicine. Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering24(1), 61-80. 

Karunaratne N., Koppel L., & yang, c. i. (2016). Navigating a social justice motivation and praxis as student affairs professionals. Journal of Critical Scholarship on Higher Education & Student Affairs3(1), 1-19. 

Scanlan, L. D., Reed, R. B., Loguinov, A. V…, Karunaratne, N., et al. (2013). Silver nanowire exposure results in internalization and toxicity to Daphnia magna. ACS Nano, 7(12), 10681-10694.

Book Chapters

Karunaratne, N. (2022). Creating environments of healing on campus: Lessons from Women of Color yoga instructors healing trauma. In L. Douglass, A. Threlkeld, & L. R. Merriweather (Eds.), Trauma in adult and higher education: Conversations and critical reflections (pp. 335-350). Information Age.

Harris, J. C., Cobian, K., & Karunaratne, N. (2020). Re-imagining the study of campus sexual assault. In L.W. Perna (Ed.), Higher education: Handbook of theory and research (Vol. 35). Springer.

Karunaratne, N., Huang, C., Boss, G. J., & Beavers, A. (2019). Uplifting counter-narratives: The experiences of women of color student affairs professionals teaching in white classrooms. In U. M. Robinson-Nichols, M. G. Burke & L. Hall (Eds.), No ways tired: The journey for professionals of color in student affairs (Vol. 1, pp. 75-86). Information Age.

Reports & Blog Posts

Fonseca, D., Gonzalez, M., Hart, A. N., Karunaratne, N., Lee, A., Legaspi, G., Ogbuli, K., Osorio, H., Puckett, A., Roychoudhury, D., Sánchez Castillo, M., Sass, A., Son, K., & Weatherford, S. (2022, March). The history of racism and the quest for racial justice at UCLA. UCLA Luskin Center for History and Policy.

Karunaratne, N. (2019, August 27). Connections between the “prison nation” and campus sexual violence [Blog post]. 

Karunaratne, N. (2017, September 1). An intersectional framework for sexual violence prevention education [Blog post].