Professor Mignon Moore and her spouse Elaine are receiving the LGBT Heritage award from the LA City Council. Mayor Eric Garcetti will present the award on Friday, May 30. The award recognizes their work on Marriage Equality and their outreach to same-sex couples and LGBT people seeking to build their families.
The Huffington Post featured [...]
Mary Ann Bronson has accepted a position as assistant professor at Georgetown University.
Edgar Cortes Quiroz has accepted a position as economist at Bank of Mexico.
Gabriela Rubio has accepted a position as assistant professor at University of California, Merced.
Congratulations to Mary Ann, Edgar, and Gabriela!
By Neil Shah
The rising mountain of student debt is weighing down America’s young adults in myriad ways. It’s also a burden on their parents, who are quietly acting as economic supports by helping their adult children out with money, according to preliminary findings released Friday at this year’s Population Association of America conference in Boston.
Professor Brand’s research on the effects of single mother’s job loss on their children’s educational achievement and psychological well-being has been picked up by the media, including the LA Times. The study is forthcoming in the American Journal of Sociology.
Our affiliate Steven Wallace was quoted in this article.
Several sociology graduate students have been awarded highly prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation: Richard Hong, Carla Salazar Gonzalez, and Amber Villalobos.
A select few students with outstanding applications are also given honorable mentions by the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program each year. This year another two of our graduate students received this honor: Clara Bergen and Pei [...]
Gates, CCPR affiliate and senior research fellow at the UCLA School of Law’s Williams Institute, was quoted Thursday in a Los Angeles Times article about changing demographics in West Hollywood, long considered a gay neighborhood.
Michael Stoll, CCPR affiliate, professor of public policy and urban planning, and chair of the public policy department at UCLA’s Luskin School of Public Affairs, was interviewed Wednesday on Fusion’s “Open Source” about the growing income gap between America’s high and low earners, which is at its largest [...]
PAA 2014 NOMINEE SLATE
The PAA Nominations Committee – Susan Short, James Raymo, and Robert Hummer (Chair) – proposes the
following slate of candidates for the 2014 election (terms begin in 2015, except for the Nominations Committee
which begins shortly following the election). Additional candidates may be nominated according to [...]
Congratulations to Jacqueline Torres who has just accepted a position as a Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Fellow at UCSF/Berkeley!