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."
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.
UHM Sociology department's graduate program has
ranked in the top 100 US graduate programs in the USNews and World Report rankings!
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
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...
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 -
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."
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"
Dr. Ashley Rubin's #TheDeviantPrison, is now available through the UHM Library: https://t.co/bX348CBeEu (You can view/download PDFs of individual chapters for the full book.)
Hey @UHM_Sociology and @CSS_UHManoa students! If you are interested in reading my new book #TheDeviantPrison about Eastern State Penitentiary, we now have university-wide free access to the online version! Link: https://t.co/GP70FUHY31