Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Noreen Kohl as the winner of the department's Sakihara Award for this year! Her dissertation title is, "Is there a Long-Term Impact of Accumulated Police Encounters on Mental Health and Life Chances Among Young Adults in the United States?"
Congratulations to Dr. Wei Zhang for receiving a 2022 Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching! Join the awards ceremony at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, May 2 at Kennedy Theatre, or watch the livestream of the ceremony here: https://t.co/9ZEn7BN8kB
I’m excited to receive the @SSSP1org Lindesmith Graduate Student Paper Award from the Law and Society Division for my paper, “A Right to Mobility: A Critical Examination into Citizenship, Property Relations, and the US Civil Rights Movement.” Looking forward to presenting in LA!
Join us in one hour for Dr. Ming Wen's session!
Please join us next Tuesday Mar. 23 at 3PM HST for a colloquium with Dr. Ming Wen, "Racial and ethnic mental health disparities during the COVID-19 pandemic: The role of experienced and perceived discrimination." Please register to attend! https://t.co/fT2TRAkiCv
PhD Candidate Morsaline Mojid has been awarded a $10,000 Soroptimist Founder Region Fellowship grant to support her dissertation research! Her title is "How Much do 'Protective Strategies' Protect Refugees? Studying the Situation of Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh." @SoroptiTweet
The gang finally tackles a topic we've been nervous about - #religion! We rely on #Durkheim's theories to discuss how #religion is a social fact and what functions it serves in society? Tune in here!
Congratulations to Ying Chen for also being awarded a Graduate Dean's Scholarship to help support her important research, including her thesis that will be a qualitative study of Chinese women who practice permaculture in the 21st Century!
Congratulations to Joy Lacanienta for being awarded a Graduate Dean's Scholarship to help support her dissertation, examining the intersections and effects of chronic stressors and trauma on the well-being of mothers of color who are DV survivors, via the criminal justice system!
Dr. Aya Kimura's co-authored article, with Dr. Sarah Blacker and Dr. Abby Kinchy, is featured on London School of Economics and Political Science Impact blog, in "When collaboration becomes co-optation: Citizen Science as Public Relations." @LSEImpactBlog
When collaboration becomes co-optation: Citizen Science as Public Relations
Citizen science and its counterpart citizen social science are becoming increasingly established as research tools to ...
Professor Emeritus Patricia Steinhoff was featured in an article in Tо̄kyо̄ Shinbun on Feb. 23, marking the 50th anniversary of the 1972 Asama-Sansō Incident. The Japanese version is here:
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New ep alert!🚨Hooked on shows like #90DayFiance? Well, you're in luck! @JuliaHMeszaros joins us to discuss the romance tourism business. She describes the social, economic & class-based forces that push women & men to engage in this industry.
Affiliate faculty Dr. Cullen Hayashida has co-published a new article, "The Past, Present and Future Direction of
Government-Supported Active Aging Initiatives in Japan:
A Work in Progress" in Social Sciences. Read it here:
The Past, Present and Future Direction of Government-Supported Active Aging Initiatives in Japan: A Work in Progress
Active aging programs are seen as an important strategy for the long-term sustainability of Japan given population a...
Graduate student Laura Rouse has published her first article, "Peace Education Alternatives to the Troubled Teen Industry: Exploring Options in Restorative Justice" in the Internet Journal of Restorative Justice. @laurarouse_ https://t.co/lxi93LAWAy