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 […]
She will serve as President-Elect in 2015 and President in 2016.
Seltzer is a UCLA Professor of Sociology and a […]
Congratulations to Professors Randall Akee, William Hanlon, Ka-Yuet Liu, Paavo Monkkonen and A. Janet Tomiyama!
2014 – 2015 UCLA Hellman Fellows
Randall Akee (Public Policy): How do Changes in Unearned Income Affect American Indian Infants and Children? The Case of American Indian Casino Revenue Transfers
Patrick Allard (Institute for Society and Genetics/Environmental Health Sciences): A […]
Professor Rob Mare and alumna Esther Friedman’s work on the effect of having a child in college on life expectancy of parents was featured in the Washington Post. The research was published in the journal Demography.
Congratulations to Rob and Esther.
Dr. Gary Gates was interviewed for a piece in the New York Times today about measurement of sexual orientation and gender identity (http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/07/21/how-many-americans-are-lesbian-gay-or-bisexual/?ref=health).