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Sociology's Yader Lanuza receives fellowships from American Sociological Association and National Research Council http://ow.ly/AfeA304HjFm
Yader Lanuza, sociology graduate student, has received two distinguished fellowships for the 2016-17 year; the American Sociological Association's Minority Fellowship and the National Research Council Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship. Both the ASA and the Ford Foundation fellowships aim ...
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Congrats to sociologist David Snow on receiving his second lifetime achievement award! http://ow.ly/m69X304CVy0
David A. Snow, Distinguished Professor of sociology, received the George Herbert Mead Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction at its annual meeting in Seattle in August. The award is given annually to recognize a scholar's contribution to the field ...
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Sacramento or bust: Delgado interns alongside Cal State Sen. Richard Pan as Presidential Public Service Fellow http://ow.ly/wuDL304ApoI
Genesis Delgado's second and final year at UCI is set to be one for the books. The transfer student and sociology major plans to study abroad in Italy and Spain during the spring quarter before graduating in June. But before all that she is starting her senior year in our state capital as UCI's ...
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New UCI asst prof Greg Scontras is part of the revamped Dept of Linguistics. Learn more http://ow.ly/4x5t304sYGs
He received his bachelor's in linguistics and philosophy from Boston University, and he completed coursework in theoretical linguistics and cognitive science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology while pursuing his Ph.D. at Harvard. For the past two years, he's been at Stanford University ...
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...and Matthew Harding, also from econ, who uses big data to help people live happier, healthier lives http://ow.ly/ZvYN304oRQz
Expertise: econometrics, big data, machine learning, energy and environmental economics, health economics, public policy. Matthew Harding is an econometrician who develops cutting edge statistical methods for the analysis of big data to answer crucial economic questions related to individual ...
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Award-winning study explains how immigration policy punishes U.S.-born children, families of undocumented immigrants http://ow.ly/CKtK304oPP6
A constant fear of deportation has major implications for the estimated 11.7 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S., but the ripple effects are much more widespread. An estimated 16.6 million people in the U.S. are members of mixed-status families in which at least one member is ...
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STUDY: Today’s parents spend more time with their kids than moms and dads did 50 years ago http://ow.ly/Ei7y304FfBN
Guilt-ridden busy moms and dads take heart: Mothers – and fathers – across most Western countries are spending more time with their children than parents did in the mid-'60s, according to a University of California, Irvine study. And time spent with kids is highest among better-educated parents ...
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Poli sci prof gets NSF grant to study gender representation in grad student training http://ow.ly/wGSr304Cn9d
For scholars, citations in publications – having their work referenced by others in academic studies – play an important role in advancing the discipline and in hiring and promotions. UCI political science assistant professor Heidi Hardt says that, despite the presence of more women in higher ...
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UCI's Louis DeSipio and David Meyer put presidential politics into perspective http://ow.ly/Qiix304zUqE http://ow.ly/i/no80j
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UCI-UNC Chapel Hill research team is creating a database that will help explain intergenerational health http://bit.ly/2d56jCr
Origins of chronic disease, preconception risk factors for newborn health, and generational links to health disparities are a few of the public health issues UCI sociologist Jennifer Kane hopes to tackle using information gleaned from a new database-in-progress. Funded by the National Institutes ...
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Meet Matthew Freedman, one of our excellent new econ profs who studies how cities work http://ow.ly/jfCt304oRCO
Expertise: labor economics, public finance and urban economics. Matthew Freedman, economics associate professor, studies how cities work. His research focuses on topics like the causes and consequences of segregation in low-income and urban housing developments, as well as what local governments ...
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Dean Maurer welcomes in our class of 2020 anteaters. ZOT!
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