News and Events

     
SNR Elena Windsong has an article accepted for publication  

The article "Insights from a Qualitative Study of Rural Communes: Physical and Social Dimensions of Place," will be published in the journal Society & Natural Resources.

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Forces Dr. Santoro, Dr. Velez, and Stacy Keogh have published an article  

The article "Mexican American Protest, Ethnic Resiliency and Social Capital: The Mobilization Benefits of Cross-Cutting Ties" has appeared in the journal Social Forces.

The article is available for download here.

 
     
journal crime Jeff Nowacki has an article accepted for publication  

The article "Race, Ethnicity, and Judicial Discretion: Using Quantile Regression to Assess the Impact of United States v. Booker" will be published in the journal Crime and Delinquency.

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CRIM Dr. Maria Velez and Dr. Christopher Lyons' article published  

The article "Neighborhood Housing Investments and Violent Crime in Seattle, 1981-2007" (co-authored with Blake Boursaw), will be published in the November 2012 issue of the journal Criminology.

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McGee The winners of the 2013 Christopher A. McGee Essay Award announced  
  • Francisco Avitia - $200 McGee grant for your short paper, "Broken Windows in Albuquerque," which was nominated for the award by Professor Lechuga
  • Paola Echave - $400 McGee grant for your substantive  paper, "Explaining Disproportionate Minority Contact," which was nominated for the award by your professor, Maria Velez.
  • Rachel Coffman - $450 McGee grant for your research paper, "Looking at Faculty Race and Gender in Higher Education," which was nominated for the award by your professor, Roberto Ibarra. 
  • Mostafa Amini - $450 McGee grant for your research paper, "Changing Paradigms: how Arab-American refugees negotiate health status and healthcare attainment in Albuquerque, NM," which was nominated for the award by your professor, Phillip Gonzales 

To read more about the McGee, visit here.

 
     
Nonviolent Revolutions Dr. Sharon Nepstad wins ASA book award  

Sharon Nepstad's recent book, Nonviolent Revolutions: Civil Resistance in the Late 20th Century (2010, Oxford U Press), has just won the 2012 Outstanding Book Award from the ASA section on Peace, War, and Social Conflict.

Available for purchase here.

     
Medicine and Public Health Dr. Howard Waitzkin wins ASA book award  

Howard Waitzkin's book, Medicine and Public Health at the End of the Empire, just won the Freidson Award from the Medical Sociology Section of the ASA.

Available for purchase here.

     
Social Sciences Journal Elena Windsong has article accepted to SSJ  

Doctoral student Elena Windsong has had her article, "There's No Place Like Home: Complexities in Exploring Home and Place Attachment," accepted to the Social Science Journal.

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