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.
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
A very special opportunity to listen to the award-winning sociologist Matthew Desmond @just_shelter speaking about the housing crisis and COVID eviction in Hawaii on July 28 9am HST.
Register to this event from: https://t.co/jm7fVpKhjJ
4 in 10 Oahu tenants couldn't pay rent last month. Learn how we can stop a Covid eviction surge and tackle Hawai‘i’s chronic housing crisis with Pulitzer Prize-winning sociologist Matthew Desmond @just_shelter.
July 28 9am HST.
Register here: https://t.co/ImcQz1upOL.
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.
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.
"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
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...
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...
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!!