News from the Department of Sociology

“Trends in psychological distress and COVID-19 incidence across 15 U.S. metropolitan statistical areas in 2020," a collaborative work by Prof. Yan Yan Wu (@UHMPublicHealth), PhD student Margaret Walkover and Prof. Wei Zhang was recently published: https://t.co/cZYZFEPGQo

Professor Wei Zhang, PhD Candidate Keqing Zhang and Dr. Bei Wu (@nyuniversity) published "Perceived Neighborhood Conditions, Self-Management Abilities, and Psychological Well-Being Among Chinese Older Adults in Hawai’i" in Journal of Applied Gerontology:

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Congrats to @ashleytrubin on the publication of her second book, Rocking Qualitative Social Science: An Irreverent Guide to Rigorous Research #RockingQualSocSci

Congrats to @ashleytrubin on the publication of her second book,  Rocking Qualitative Social Science: An Irreverent Guide to Rigorous Research #RockingQualSocSci
Dr. Ashley T. Rubin@ashleytrubin

It has arrived! Thank you so much, @stanfordpress! The book is beautiful! #RockingQualSocSci #NoOneRightWay #RigorousDoesntMeanRigid #AreYouADirtbagger?

UHM Sociology PhD Candidate Rumika Hillyer (@rumikash) was awarded the 21-22 Center for Japanese Studies Graduate Fellowship by @UHM_CJS. She recently completed her dissertation fieldwork in Japan and conducted 60+ interviews in this past academic year.

Image for the Tweet beginning: UHM Sociology PhD Candidate Rumika

Professor Aya Kimura's recent article titled, "Citizen Science and Social Movements: A Case of Participatory Monitoring of Genetically Modified Crops in Japan" is out from Sociological Review (@TheSocReview).
Here is the link - https://t.co/9nlKzuFpTE

Image for the Tweet beginning: Professor Aya Kimura's recent article

Dr. Aya Kimura penned an op-ed titled, "Citizen Science, a Space that Enables the Sharing of Societal Concerns" in Asahi Shinbun Newspaper.
Here is the link -
https://t.co/mFJUGDuiMJ

Image for the Tweet beginning: Dr. Aya Kimura penned an

Hey @UHM_Sociology @CSS_UHManoa students interested in prisons and punishment! Come study the causes, consequences, and future of mass incarceration with me this summer in SOC 432! (Online, asynchronous, and humanely designed for our current extra-difficult context.)

Image for the Tweet beginning: Hey @UHM_Sociology @CSS_UHManoa students interested

Graduate student Jason Alexander recently was awarded a Dean's Award for Excellence by Kyushu University's Graduate School of Humanities for his master's thesis entitled, "The Racial Ideology of Naisen Yūwa."

Sociology alumni Hannah Liebreich accepted position of Visiting Assistant Professor at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina.

Image for the Tweet beginning: Sociology alumni Hannah Liebreich accepted

Professor Wei Zhang co-authored an article, "Disparities in Dental Service Use among Adult Populations in the United States" published in JDR Clinical & Translational Research.
Here is the link -
https://t.co/sbHbNvfHML
#jdrctr

Image for the Tweet beginning: Professor Wei Zhang co-authored an

UHM SOC alumni Penn Pantumsinchai and graduate student Ellen Meiser published an article in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence about how food media presentations of chefs influence violent behaviors in everyday restaurants' kitchens. Link here-

Image for the Tweet beginning: UHM SOC alumni Penn PantumsinchaiImage for the Tweet beginning: UHM SOC alumni Penn Pantumsinchai

Professor Krysia Mossakowski co-authored an article titled, "Black-White Differences in the Link Between Offspring College Attainment and Parents’ Depressive Symptom Trajectories" in Research on Aging.
Here is the link- https://t.co/3pHHWZWEh6

Image for the Tweet beginning: Professor Krysia Mossakowski co-authored anImage for the Tweet beginning: Professor Krysia Mossakowski co-authored an

SOC graduate student Yusuke Tsukada published an article titled, "Gender Differences in the Effect of Job Characteristics on Work‐to‐Family Conflict in Japan" in the International Journal of Japanese Sociology (@JSSunofficial).
Link to the article -
https://t.co/6975W1dz4b

Image for the Tweet beginning: SOC graduate student Yusuke TsukadaImage for the Tweet beginning: SOC graduate student Yusuke Tsukada

SOC graduate student Ellen Meiser recently published a teaching activity in ASA's TRAILS titled, "Understanding Discrimination Through Multimedia."
Please find the link here - 
https://t.co/hiHlghTwmf

Image for the Tweet beginning: SOC graduate student Ellen Meiser recently publishedImage for the Tweet beginning: SOC graduate student Ellen Meiser recently published

We are pleased to share that Sociology alumni Sang-hyoun Pahk (@sangpahk) got a tenure track assistant professor position in Sociology at Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR.

A Recording of the GSSA's (Graduate Student Sociological Association) recent event, "Publication Matters," can be found at this link: https://t.co/Ag2hogaeQj.

Margie Walkover, UHM Sociology Ph.D. graduate student, has been recently elected to the governing council of the American Sociological Association’s Sociological Practice & Public Sociology section. She is filling a two-year “graduate student representative” position.

Image for the Tweet beginning: Margie Walkover, UHM Sociology Ph.D.

UHM Sociology department's graduate program has
ranked in the top 100 US graduate programs in the USNews and World Report rankings!

https://t.co/pCKkalS0jl

Professor Wei Zhang and Ph.D. Candidate Omar Bird (@OmarTBird), conducted a study titled, "Addressing Hunger and Food Insecurity Among Hawaii's Families."

Click here for the news segment on the study

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Food aid fails to keep up with need among Hawaii’s hungry

Nearly half of all households with children in Hawaii are “food insecure,” with 15% simply not having enough t...

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Congratulations to the Sociology team (@nsharma101, @OmarTBird, @noreen_kohl, @NathaliePRita) for putting together the policy brief regarding discriminatory policing at Oahu’s school, which is getting media attention!

Here is the @wearehpr story -
https://t.co/Pm2YOaJCnX

Sociologists at UHM held a press conference announcing the public release of their report, "Discriminatory Policing in Hawaii's Schools: Reliance on Police in Hawaii's Schools is Excessive, Discriminatory, and Violates National Juvenile Justice Policies."
https://t.co/QhmyFQadq3

Nandita Sharma@nsharma101

Just released our report on discriminatory policing of students in HI:

"Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander students, Black students, and students with disabilities have been over-represented in school arrests and referrals to law enforcement in Hawaii"

https://t.co/jZCLtH5ZGu

Dear Soc majors and other @UH students, if you are having a hard time getting through journal articles or basically anything that’s not a textbook. Check out this video and guide by @ashleytrubin on how to read for college!
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