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sociology Accomplishments

Dec 12, 2018
Cassaundra Rodriguez (Sociology) published an article “Latino/a Citizen Children of Undocumented Parents Negotiating Illegality” in Journal of Marriage & Family.

Nov 26, 2018
Tirth Bhatta (Sociology) co-authored an article, “Gendered ‘Long Arm’ of Parental Education?: Life Course Influences on Functional Limitations Among Older Adults in India,” that was published in the Journal of Aging and Health. Bhatta also co-authored a chapter with Nirmala Lekhak (Nursing) and Moushumi Roy (Michigan State University), “The Effects of ‘Natural’ Disasters on Older Adults in South Asia: The Case of Intersectional Identities,” that appears in the edited volume Global Agenda for Social Justice.

Nov 15, 2018
Michael Ian Borer (Sociology) was interviewed and appeared in an NBC News story about the labeling of generations and the assumptions people make about them. The segment is entitled, "Generation Who: Find out which generation you belong to."

Nov 2, 2018
Robert Futrell (Sociology) was featured in a Las Vegas Review Journal article about the recent rise of hate speech: "Hate Speech Can Be Difficult to Track, Las Vegas Experts Say." Futrell has written extensively on U.S. right-wing extremism. 

Oct 31, 2018
Michael Ian Borer (Sociology) was quoted in the Boston Globe about the Red Sox World Series win and how it is part of changing narrative and image for the city: "The Curse of the Champions? Boston Takes in Another Title." Borer is the author of Faithful to Fenway: Believing in Boston, Baseball, and America's Most Beloved Ballpark.

Oct 30, 2018
Simon Gottschalk (Sociology) contributed a chapter, “Le Moi Infantile Terminal: Produit de la Société Hypermoderne,” that was published in the edited volume @ La Recherche du Temps: Individus Hyperconnectés, Société Accélérée.

Oct 30, 2018
Georgiann Davis (Sociology) wrote a piece for Ms. Magazine titled "Intersex People #WontBeErased, Either."

Oct 24, 2018
Simon Gottschalk (Sociology) gave a talk to the Nevada chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists titled  "Don't Feed the Trolls."  He is the author of The Terminal Self: Everyday Life in Hypermodern Times.  

Sep 25, 2018
Marta Soligo (Sociology and International Gaming Institute) is the author of an article about the #MeToo McDonald’s protest that took place in 10 U.S. cities Tuesday, Sept. 18. The article, which was written for the Italian website Ytali, discusses the first strike in more than a century related to sexual harassment in the workplace, and includes a quote from Shekinah Hoffman (Sociology and International Gaming Institute) about changes to the workplace over the decades that have created a safer and more inclusive workplace culture. Soligo and Hoffman are sociology doctoral students and graduate assistants in the International Gaming Institute.

Sep 14, 2018
Marta Soligo (Sociology and International Gaming Institute) is the author of an article about World Tourism Day, an event promoted by the United Nations World Tourism Organization. The article, which was written for the Italian website Ytali, covers the role that technology plays in tourism today and how technology can produce more sustainable tourism practices in the future. She is a sociology doctoral student and a graduate assistant in the International Gaming Institute.