The Bad Woman: A Review of Tyler Perry’s Temptation (Spoiler Alert)
Dr. Utley critiques Tyler Perry's representation of a wife who has an affair.
Dear Karrine Steffans: An Open Letter
Dr. Utley writes to Karrine Steffans on how to love.
Utley, Ebony A. "When Better Becomes Worse: Black Wives Describe Their Experiences with Infidelity." Black Women, Gender & Families. 5:1 (2011):66-89.
The African American Experience with Infidelity
Dr. Utley discusses marriage and infidelity on the Inspiration by Loretta show.
The Good Wives
Dr. Utley explores how wives transition after experiencing infidelity.
Why Mistresses Talk And Wives Don't
Responding to the Tiger Woods infidelity scandal, Dr. Utley confronts common stereotypes and raises questions about cheating, talking, silence, and power.
Cheating? iPhone Has an App for That
Dr. Utley scrutinizes the marriage of infidelity and technology.
Curran, Melissa A., Ebony A. Utley, and Joel Muraco. "An Exploratory Study of the Meaning of Marriage for African Americans" Marriage & Family Review 46:5 (2010): 346-365.
African American Marriage
Dr. Utley encourages audiences to look for black love in spaces that include but are not limited to marriage.
The Problem with Black Marriage Day
Dr. Utley historicizes black marriage day from slavery through black nationalism to the present.
Black Women’s Relationships: What’s Really Real?
Dr. Utley differentiates fact from fiction in mediated representations of black women’s relationships during a talk at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
Dr. Utley uncovers the heartbreak of the "hardcore" basketball wives.
Dating White or Dating Right?
Dr. Utley refutes LaShaun Williams' 8 reasons to date a white man.
All About Love
Dr. Utley cautions that unconditional love is dangerous when it is not mutual.
Is Women's Empowerment Really the Problem?
Dr. Utley argues that women’s empowerment is not a threat to healthy, mutually affirming relationships.