News from the Department of Sociology

UHM SOC grad students Alex Kisitu and Omar Bird (@OmarTBird) published an op-ed @CivilBeat titled - "Silver Bullets? Medical Sociologists Know They Are Hard to Come By". Click here-

Silver Bullets? Medical Sociologists Know They’re Hard To Come By

Yet there have been virtually no campaigns related to preventive health and building a healthy lifestyle.

www.civilbeat.org

Find the paper, co-authored by UHM SOC professor Wei Zhang on Leisure Activity Engagement among old people of China on @PublicHealth.
The paper is available here - https://t.co/PkHvevpORi

UHM SOC Professor Wei Zhang co-authored a paper that examines Advance Care Planning (ACP) among older Chinese Americans published on @JAMDAcom. The paper is available here - https://t.co/soSUrCcFnz

UHM SOC Professor Wei Zhang and PhD student Margaret Walkover's co-authored research on COVID-19 related community impacts was featured in @UHawaiiNews. You can access Dr. Zhang and Walkover's paper from the link: https://t.co/Tc0cBaJQsb

UHM Sociology Department is very happy to announce that Dr. Krysia Mossakowski will be serving as the Chair of the Graduate Studies’ Committee starting tomorrow, on 8/1.

Many thanks for Dr. Sun-Ki Chai for serving as the Graduate Chair over the past two years.

UHM Sociology Department is very happy to announce that Katherine Irwin (@KatyOrtizIrwin) will be be serving as the Chair of the Undergraduate Studies' Committee starting tomorrow, 8/1.

Many thanks for Dr. Aya Kimura for serving as the Undergraduate Chair over the past two years

UHM SOC prof. Dr. Katherine Irwin (@KatyOrtizIrwin) has published #SocPerspectives article, “Punitive Exclusion and Therapeutic Support: Race, Gender, Class, and Multidimensional Control of High School Girls” on @SOC_Persp_PDX. Access the article from: https://t.co/VOUuCHTu80

Some of UHM SOC faculty and graduate students have published an opinion piece "A Demand To End Anti-Black Racism" on Honolulu @CivilBeat. Read the full article here:

A Demand To End Anti-Black Racism

There must be real systemic change to policing and criminal justice policies and practices.

www.civilbeat.org

UHM SOC PhD Candidate Noreen Kohl (@noreen_kohl) has contributed an opinion piece “Antiracism Demands More Than A Hashtag” on Honolulu @CivilBeat Read her full article here:

Antiracism Demands More Than A Hashtag

People breaking their silence on racism and policing need to make real commitments to action moving forward.

www.civilbeat.org

"Focusing on the diffusion, not just creation or adoption, of new policies or practices helps us better understand the non-linear, heterogeneous nature of penal change." - @ashleytrubin of @UHM_Sociology @Punishment_CRN

Full Article➡https://t.co/BrHP9LwOQI

An Open Letter by the Graduate Student Sociological Association (GSSA) at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM): A Response to the Murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade and Others, Police Brutality, and the Anti-Racist Movement.

UHM Sociology PhD student @david_riedman has published an editorial in the Honolulu @StarAdvertiser, calling for a stronger engagement b/w higher ed and police departments to end racism and to change the flawed criminal justice system

Column: University of Hawaii, colleges should aid police understanding of racism

In the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder, college campuses and public schools across the country are ending partnerships with local police depa...

www.staradvertiser.com

UHM SOC Dr. Nicholas Chagnon (@nickchagnon) has published a co-authored article “Where’s the panic, where’s the fire? Why claims of moral panic and witch hunts miss the mark when it comes to campus rape and MeToo” on @FemMediaStudies

Where‘s the panic, where‘s the fire? Why claims of moral panic and witch hunts miss the mark when it comes to campus rape and MeToo

(2020). Where’s the panic, where’s the fire? Why claims of moral panic and witch hunts miss the mark when it comes to campus rape and MeTo...

www.tandfonline.com

UHM SOC PhD student Nathalie Rita has received a Merit Based award from the UHM Graduate Student Organization recognizing her contributions to "Service and Outreach" to the University and community. Congratulations Nathalie!

UHM SOC professor Dr. Ashley Rubin (@ashleytrubin) has made a @YouTube video summarizing the news and commentary about the coronavirus in U.S. prisons and jails.
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UHM SOC Emeritus Dr. Patricia Steinhoff has been interviewed on the North American Coordinating Council Multimedia History Project by @UHMLibrary Tokiko Bazzell (@tbazzell). Watch the full interview clip here: https://t.co/0o68pmoEKF

UHM SOC Prof. Ashley Rubin (@ashleytrubin) spoke as part of the "Mesa debate: Pandemia Mundial” series organized by Argentina’s Comisión Provincial por la Memoria (Memory Commission) on "What to do with the prisons?" Watch the video (in spanish) here: https://t.co/rSdEYDBhHT

From all of us here in the Department of Sociology — Congratulations to the Class of 2020!!🎊👏🏻🎉🎇 Also, our utmost appreciation to all sociology class students for your patience and dedication in finishing this challenging semester! We wish you all a relaxing & safe summer!🌺😊

UHM Sociology PhD student Omar Bird (@OmarTBird), one of @socbreakdown hosts, has been selected as the winnter of the Gary Kazuo Sakihara Memorial Scholarship Fund for this school year. Congratulations Omar!!

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