Graduate student Lina Stepick organized a series about civic engagement in politics for the Washington Post Online.
Jennie Brand is featured in Academic Minute and Inside Higher Ed for her work on social inequality and higher education.
Jennie E. Brand’s research on the community college effect has been picked up by the media, including Insider Higher Ed. https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2014/10/13/essay-questions-free-community-college-policies
Read the journal article: http://www.sociologicalscience.com/articles-vol1-25-448/
Prof. Mark Kaplan is one of the small number of suicidologists in the U.S. Currently, Prof. Kaplan is working on two different studies: One that examines the effects of the economic recession on suicide rates in the U.S. and another on alcohol-related suicides.
Prof. Matthew Kahn is quoted by the NY Times in “Portland Will Still Be Cool, but Anchorage May Be the Place to Be“.
Being a single parent is tough; being an unemployed single parent is even tougher. In today’s Academic Minute, the University of California at Los Angeles’s Jennie Brand takes a look at the effects of job loss on single mothers. Brand is an associate professor of sociology at UCLA.
Antonio Pedro Ramos is featured on NPR News for his work “The Poor Don’t Always Benefit From Democracy, Mortality Rates Show”.
Job loss among single mothers has significant negative effects on the educational attainment and social-psychological well-being of their children. Jennie Brand, CCPR associate director and UCLA associate professor of sociology, described these effects for The Academic Minute. Click on the link to read a summary of the […]
UCLA student Francisco J. López-Flores, as a representative from the Dream Generation, received from the Mexican President, California Governor, and Los Angeles Mayor after Professor Rubén Hernández-León nominated him.
Full article, please click on link: http://newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/once-living-in-the-shadows-ucla-student-takes-pride-in-his-binational-status
CCPR affiliate and UCLA associate professor of sociology Edward Walker talked about his book on CSPAN Book TV. In the book, he discusses the use of political consulting firms by corporations and special interest groups and the role these firms play in our democracy. The interview, recorded at UCLA, is part of Book TV’s College […]