News - Sociology
Monday, February 8, 2016
»Margaret Everett, Sociology faculty, and Betty Izumi, Community Health faculty, co-authored a book chapter titled “Working with Low-Income and Latino Farmers to Increase Access to Oregon’s Local Food Markets using Community Based Participatory Research an
Monday, January 25, 2016
»Ginny Garcia-Alexander, Sociology faculty, was awarded a new contract with additional external funding from the Oregon Health Authority for the project "The Cost of Health Disparities."
»Akiko Hashimoto, Sociology visiting faculty, received the North Central Sociological Association’s 2016 Scholarly Achievement Award for her book The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan, Oxford University Press, 2015.
»Dara Shifrer, Sociology faculty, authored an article titled “Stigma and Stratification Limiting the Math Course Progression of Adolescents Labeled with a Learning Disability,” published in Learning and Instruction, Vol. 42, Issue 1: pp. 47-57.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
»Maura Kelly, Sociology faculty, was appointed senior editor for the Journal for Undergraduate Ethnography.
Monday, January 11, 2016
»Maura Kelly and Lindsey Wilkinson, Sociology faculty, received a $29,579 grant from the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industry and Department of Transportation (via Oregon Tradeswomen Inc.) for their project “Evaluation of Trades Pre-Apprenticeship and Reten
Monday, January 4, 2016
»Amy Lubitow, Sociology faculty, received a grant from The National Institute for Transportation and Communities for her project “Narratives of Marginalized Cyclists: Understanding Obstacles to Utilitarian Cycling Among Women and Minorities in Portland, Or
»Maura Kelly and Lindsey Wilkinson, Sociology faculty, received a $100,960 grant from the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industry and Department of Transportation for their project “2016 Evaluation of BOLI/ODOT Highway Construction Workforce Development Progra
»Daniel Jaffee, Sociology faculty, co-authored the article "Who's the Fairest of Them All? The Fractured Landscape of U.S. Fair Trade Certification," published in Agriculture and Human Values.
»Melissa Thompson, Lindsey Wilkinson, and Hyeyoung Woo, Sociology faculty, presented “ADHD, Labeling, and Crime among Young Adults” at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, D.C.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
»Pete Collier, Sociology emeritus faculty, presented “How to Establish That Your College Student Mentoring Program Positively Impacts Students" at the Eighth Annual Mentoring Conference at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.
»Ginny Garcia-Alexander, Sociology faculty, was appointed to the PSU Diversity Action Council, a president-appointed advisory committee that works toward goals of equity and inclusion at Portland State.
»Maura Kelly and Lindsey Wilkinson, Sociology faculty, and student Maura Pisciotta had their research cited in the article “Oregon a National Leader in Recruiting Women Apprentices but Challenges Remain,” published in The Oregonian, Nov. 4.
Monday, November 23, 2015
»Ginny Garcia-Alexander, Sociology faculty, authored “Trends and Disparities in Postpartum Sterilization following C-Section, 2000-2008,” one of four featured articles published in Women’s Health Issues November/December issue.
»Maura Kelly, Sociology faculty, co-authored “The Visibility and Invisibility of Class, Race, Gender, and Sexuality in The Hunger Games” published in Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Post-apocalyptic TV and Film, pp. 59-70.
Monday, November 16, 2015
»Daniel Jaffee, Sociology faculty, presented “The Fractured Landscape of U.S. Fair Trade Certification" at the Association for Humanist Sociology conference in Portland, Oct. 22.
»Peter Collier, Sociology emeritus faculty, wrote a book titled Developing Effective Student Peer Mentoring Programs: A Practitioner's Guide to Program Design, Delivery, Evaluation, and Training, published by Stylus Press.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Monday, October 12, 2015
»Lindsey Wilkinson, Sociology faculty, coauthored “Same-Sex Sexuality and Postsecondary Outcomes: The Role of High School Locale,” published in Sociological Perspectives, Vol. 58, Issue 3: pp. 380-401.