News - Sociology
Monday, January 23, 2017
»Emily Fitzgibbons Shafer, Sociology faculty, authored “Hillary Rodham Versus Hillary Clinton: Consequences of Surname Choice in Marriage,” published in Gender Issues, January 2017.
»Lindsey Wilkinson, Sociology faculty, co-authored “Consequences of Runaway and Thrownaway Experiences for Sexual Minority Health During the Transition to Adulthood,” published in the Journal of LGBT Youth, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 1-27.
»Maura Kelly and Lindsey Wilkinson, Sociology faculty, received funding from the city of Seattle to conduct an evaluation of the adaptation of the Green Dot bystander intervention for the trades in Seattle.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
»Aaron Roussell, Sociology faculty, co-authored “The Impossibility of a ‘Reverse Racism Effect.’ A Rejoinder to James, James and Vila,” to be published in Criminology & Public Policy.
»Dara Shifrer, Sociology faculty, co-authored a research brief, "Variation across Schools in Disability Classifications Process, 2006-07 to 2011-12," for the Houston Education Research Consortium and Houston Independent School District.
»Hyeyoung Woo, Sociology faculty, co-authored a paper, “Does Marriage Still Matter?: Parental Marital Status and Children’s Health in Korea,” presented at the Korean Families in Economic and Demographic Transitions Conference, Ann Arbor, Mich.
»Hyeyoung Woo, Sociology faculty, received funding from the Nam Center for Korean Studies, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, to present her paper at a conference on Korean Families in Economic and Demographic Transitions: Parenting, Children’s Education
»Tina Burdsall, Sociology faculty, was elected as the Pacific Sociological Association secretary for 2017 through 2020.
»Bob Liebman, Sociology faculty, is joining faculty from PSU and the University of Oregon to share their findings on faculty in governance with legislators and governor's staff members ahead of the 2017 legislative session.
»Akiko Hashimoto, Sociology visiting faculty, has had his book, The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity (Oxford University Press, 2015), contracted for publication in a Chinese translation by Beijing Imaginist Publishers. It will be publishe
»Bob Liebman, Sociology faculty, collaborated in the writing of "Unfinished Business," an AAUP-Oregon white paper on shared governance and public accountability under the new Oregon system of campus boards of trustees.
Monday, January 9, 2017
»Melissa Thompson, Sociology faculty, co-authored “Race, Mental Illness and Police Use of Force” published in the Journal of Experimental Criminology.
»Aaron Roussell, Sociology faculty, co-authored “An Exercise in Failure: Punishing ‘At-Risk’ Youth and Families in a South Los Angeles Boot Camp Program,” published in Race & Justice.
»Amy Lubitow, Sociology faculty, graduate Jen Rainer and student Sasha Bassett co-authored "Exclusion and Vulnerability on Public Transit: Experiences of Transit Dependent Riders in Portland, Oregon," to be published in Mobilities.
»Maura Kelly, Sociology faculty, co-authored “Feminist Identity, Feminist Politics: U.S. Feminists’ Attitudes towards Public Policies,” published in Sociological Perspectives, Vol. 59, No. 4, pp. 855-872.
»Dara Shifrer, Sociology faculty, presented “Inconsistency and Subjectivity: Differences across Schools in Otherwise Similar Students’ Likelihood of Classification with a Disability” to Rice University’s Houston Education Research Consortium in Houston.
»Dara Shifrer, Sociology faculty, presented “Stigma and Stratification Limiting the Math Course Progression of Adolescents Labeled with a Learning Disability” at University of Oregon’s Department of Sociology Quarterly Research Colloquium Series in Eugene.
»Bob Liebman, Sociology faculty, presented a poster on the CyberPDX integrated curriculum at the GenCyber directors meeting in September.
»Maura Kelly, Sociology faculty, presented a study co-authored with Lindsey Wilkinson, Sociology faculty, “Workforce Diversity in the Highway Construction Trades: Evaluation of the BOLI/ODOT Highway Construction Workforce Development Program” to Bureau of