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April 21, 2014
Sociology Graduate Student Wendy Puquirre has received the Faculty Mentor Program Fellowship. Puquirre will work under the guidance of faculty mentor Irenee Beattie to develop her research on social capital and educational attainment.  
April 21, 2014
Professor Laster published a co-authored paper, “The Use of Psychiatric Medication, Human Capital, and the Amplification of Mistrust ” in Sociological Spectrum (with C. Andre ́ Christie-Mizell, Helena E. Dagadu, and Stacye A. Blount ).    
April 12, 2014
Nella Van Dyke has published an edited book (with David Meyer of UC Irvine) entitled, Understanding the Tea Party Movement (London: Ashgate). The volume includes contributions from social movement scholars analyzing the rapid rise of one of the most influential political groups in the United States...
April 7, 2014
Violet Barton has been awarded the Eugene Cota-Robles (ECR) Graduate Student Fellowship  
March 12, 2014
Zulema Valdez, Associate Professor of Sociology at UC Merced, and Nancy Plankey Videla, Associate Professor of Sociology at Texas A&M University, have been awarded an ASA/NSF Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline Grant (2014–2016) for their project, “The Effects of Legal Status...
March 3, 2014
Irenee Beattie’s article, “Tracking Women’s Transitions to Adulthood: Race, Curricular Tracking, and Young Adult Outcomes” is forthcoming in the interdisciplinary journal Youth & Society.  
February 19, 2014
Zulema Valdez was elected to serve as Chair of the American Sociological Association’s Section on Latino/Latina Sociology, 2014–2015.  
February 11, 2014
Tanya Golash-Boza’s textbook, Race and Racisms: A Critical Approach will be released by Oxford University Press in August 2014.  
February 5, 2014
Professor Hamilton has two articles forthcoming in the upcoming months. “The Revised MRS: Gender Complementarity at College” will be published in Gender & Society and “Good Girls:’ Social Class and Sexual Privilege” (with Elizabeth A. Armstrong, Elizabeth M....
February 2, 2014
Professor Dodson has a study that will be published in an edited volume (Professors and Their Politics by Neil Gross and Solon Simmons). The study examines the importance of pre-existing political orientations for how students participate in college politics.  

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