News from the Department of Sociology

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.)

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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

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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!
Link -

Dr. Aya Kimura recently gave a keynote at École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris, titled "Thinking about Fukushima: Ruptures and continuities of the disaster France-Japan Foundation of the EHESS"

Details: https://t.co/7EyvmXl1tN

Image for the Tweet beginning: Dr. Aya Kimura recently gave

Ph.d. candidate Alexandra Kisitu published an article titled, "Viral Loads and Immunities: Reflecting on Neoliberalism, Motherhood, and Academia during the COVID-19 Pandemic" through the Journal of Motherhood Initiative.

Link:https://t.co/2NNlN6WZrI

Image for the Tweet beginning: Ph.d. candidate Alexandra Kisitu publishedImage for the Tweet beginning: Ph.d. candidate Alexandra Kisitu published

Join the GSSA event "Publication Matters" on Friday, March 12, from 1-2PM HST. Dr. Ashley Rubin, Dr. Manfred Steger, and Dr. Wei Zhang will discuss all things related to publishing in academia.

Contact rengel@hawaii.edu for the Zoom link.

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Hey @UHM_Sociology and @CSS_UHManoa students! Keep an eye out for a new class available next year, SOC 438: Prisons! This new course was just approved and will be added to Banner soon!!

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Join us on Tuesday, March 2nd from 3:00-4:30PM for the next of our Sociology Department Colloquium with Professor Manfred Steger, who will discuss:
"Globalization and the Great Unsettling: The Production of the Unhappy Consciousness"

Registration link: https://t.co/cTw3KFfxtu

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