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September 15, 2021
Graduate student Luis Ruben Gonzalez was a keynote speaker at the II National Congress of Philosophy and Letters in El Salvador organized by the University of El Salvador on September 8th. His talk was titled "The ambivalences of constructing popular and subaltern subjects. Theoretical...
September 15, 2021
Professor Blythe George was awarded a Circle 3 Intergenerational Indigenous Women’s Fellowship from the Spirit Aligned Leadership Program. Through this opportunity, she is facilitating an intergenerational knowledge transfer project between herself and Judge Abby Abinanti, the Chief...
September 8, 2021
Professor Charlie Eaton is featured by WalletHub in an Ask the Experts segment regarding student debt in America. The article showcases 2021's states with the most and least student debt as well as a Q & A  with experts. Read the entire article in WalletHub here.  ...
July 26, 2021
As part of its commitment to inclusive excellence in graduate research and education, UC Merced has awarded its new Chancellor’s Fellowship for Inclusive Excellence to four incoming Ph.D. students from the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts whose studies will contribute to the...
July 22, 2021
More than 100 sociology undergraduate students got the opportunity to conduct research about social movements and civic engagement in Central America. A UC Merced professor, along with colleagues from universities in Honduras, Costa Rica and El Salvador, recently co-authored an article in the...
July 13, 2021
Professor Van Dyke and UC Merced graduate students Katie Daniels, Ashley Metzger, and Carolina Molina recently published an article on their research titled “Rhetorical Form, Emotions, and Mobilization Potential in the Movement to End Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence” in the leading...
July 12, 2021
Liminal Belonging in El Nuevo South: The Geographies of Inclusion and Exclusion for Hispanic Young Adults within Northwest Arkansas.   Based on interviews with thirty‐five Hispanic young adults in northwest Arkansas, Maria's research investigates experiences of social and emplaced...
July 7, 2021
Andrea Polonijo, assistant professor of sociology, publishes "Opinion: Normal may be a long way off for about 10 million immunocompromised Americans" on The San Diego Union-Tribune.  "Forty-seven percent of Americans are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and the Centers for...
July 7, 2021
Professor Stephanie Canizales receives a grant from the Russell Sage Foundation titled: "Transnational aspirations: Unaccompanied Latinx immigrant youth's undocumented labor migration, financial responsibilities, and opportunities for mobility in young adulthood." "This study...
June 29, 2021
Professor Almeida recently co-authored an article in the journal Social Problems with colleagues from Honduras, Costa Rica, and El Salvador (Professors Eugenio Sosa, Allen Cordero Ulate, and Ricardo Argueta). The study found that those individuals participating in past social movement type...

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