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sociology Accomplishments

Apr 17, 2018
Barb Brents (Sociology) was interviewed by the Las Vegas Review-Journal in a piece titled "Trump Signs Bill Designed to Curb Online Sex Trafficking."

Apr 16, 2018
Ranita Ray (Sociology) was named a fellow in the prestigious Racial Democracy, Crime and Justice Network Summer Research institute at Rutgers University.

Apr 11, 2018
Simon Gottschalk (Sociology) was interviewed by Desert Companion in a piece titled, "Not OK Computer."

Apr 10, 2018
Barb Brents (Sociology) was interviewed on Air Talk, hosted by Larry Mantle on KPCC in Los Angeles. The segment was titled "Controversial Classifieds Website Backpage.com Is Now under Government Seizure, but for What Reason and on What Grounds?"

Apr 5, 2018
Kerie Francis (Sociology) has received the 2018 Alex G. and Faye Spanos Distinguished Teaching Award. This prestigious annual award was established in 1981 to recognize excellence and innovation in teaching and mentorship. 

Mar 26, 2018
Jennifer Reed (Sociology) was interviewed for an episode titled, “Ecosexuality” on the new series, Slutever. It first aired March 21 on Viceland, a cable TV channel from VICE media. In her dissertation, Reed, a Ph.D. candidate, analyzes the ecosexual movement as a case study of intersectional activism. Her segment is available online.

Mar 16, 2018
Simon Gottschalk (Sociology) was interviewed by KNPR on his new book, The Terminal Self: Everyday Life in Hypermodern Times.

Mar 15, 2018
Elizabeth M. Lawrence (Sociology) and co-authors recently published their article "Residential Mobility Across Early Childhood and Children’s Kindergarten Readiness" in Demography

Feb 14, 2018
Simon Gottschalk (Sociology) recently published a new book,  The Terminal Self: Everyday Life in Hypermodern Times

Jan 30, 2018
Barb Brents (Sociology) and alumna Crystal Jackson, '03 BA Psychology, '07 MA Sociology, '13 PhD Sociology, will participate in a special colloquium this month at UCLA titled "Welcome to the Pornosphere: A Socio-Sexual Analysis of the AVN Adult Extertainment Expo, Las Vegas."