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February 8, 2021
Black History Month may feel different this February, after a year of the coronavirus and historic protests for social justice. While coming together couldn’t be more important, under current conditions few are able to gather to celebrate Black History Month and the many contributions Black people...
February 1, 2021
This brief presents results from Harvesting Safety study, a random sample survey of 301 households conducted in rural communities among three San Joaquin Valley counties. The survey asked questions related to income, and health and safety concerning households and workers. Findings suggest high...
February 1, 2021
A Project Labor Agreement (PLA) guaranteeing wage levels, training standards, local hires, and other working conditions for municipal public construction projects is currently under local government consideration in Fresno, California. This study finds that from January 2013 to October 2020, an...
January 29, 2021
Professor Tanya Golash-Boza shares her experiences and takes a close look at racist housing policies in the mid-twentieth century to see how they can help us understand gentrification patterns today. Her scholarship helps us understand how racism and capitalism structure our lives and what we need...
December 17, 2020
Please join us in congratulating UC Merced 2020-2021 Black Research Fellowship recipients for their award winning projects! Professor Irenee Beattie, along with Ph.D. student Melissa Quesada and Professor Whitney Pirtle have been recognized for their submission, “Unpacking ‘Black...
December 11, 2020
For colleges and universities this year, back to school has been tumultuous. For universities, this crisis has been long in the making, its vectors not just the spray of coronavirus-laden droplets unleashed over the past months but also jagged budget lines plunging across decades. During the past...
December 7, 2020
Congratulations to graduate students Jay Colond, Luis Ruben Gonzalez, and Waleed Rajabally, along with Professor Charlie Eaton, for their winning entry in the Dignity and Debt Student Loan Data Visualization Competition! Visualizations can render data to make it meaningful for people around the...
November 24, 2020
ASA is pleased to announce the 2020 Community Action Research Initiative (CARI) awards. One of three recipients, UCM Sociology professor Stephanie Canizales brings social science knowledge, methods, and expertise to address community-identified issues and concerns and has proposed pro-bono work...
November 17, 2020
Several UC Merced undergraduate sociology majors presented their research at the annual meetings of the California Sociological Association (CSA) on November 6 and 7. The theme for this year's virtual conference (because of COVID-19) was "Transcending Borders: Disrupting Racial, National,...
November 9, 2020
Two female faculty members of UC Merced’s School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts (SSHA) have been named the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation chairs, making four prestigious chairs in the campus’ 15-year history. Professors Nancy Burke and Whitney Pirtle have been recognized as...

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