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.
Congratulations to [...]
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 since the 1920s.
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!
Chandra Ford, assistant professor of community health sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was recently selected by the Institute for Alternative Futures as one of six awardees of the Kaiser Permanente Burch Minority Leadership Development Program. The program provides a two-year health policy leadership development award. Ford plans to complete a study on [...]
A Wednesday Bloomberg column about the growing tendency of individuals to marry those with the same economic and educational backgrounds cited research by two CCPR affiliates: Matthew Kahn, a professor at the UCLA Institute of the Environment with joint appointments in the departments of economics and public policy, and Dora Costa, UCLA professor [...]
An article in Saturday’s Houston Chronicle about changing family demographics in America cited research by Gary Gates, CCPR affiliate and senior research fellow at the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law, indicating that roughly 90,000 female same-sex couples in the U.S. are raising children under the age of 18.