Accomplishments

Welcome to Accomplishments, the place to read about the successes of your UNLV co-workers.

April 13, 2021
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) delivered a presentation about the foundational principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice in front of business professional leaders at the University of Redlands.
April 13, 2021
Dr. Joshua J. Goldman (Medicine) was honored by Las Vegas Weekly as one of the city's 2021 "40 Under 40," among CEO's and entrepreneurs, for his work as a plastic & reconstructive microsurgeon. He was one of only two honorees in the health care industry, and the only physician.  From Las Vegas Weekly: "With a record-breaking number of...
April 13, 2021
Olivia Cheche (Political Science) and Peter Grema (Economics) presented their research at the 2021 Western Regional Honors Council Virtual Conference, last week. Cheche's research on "The Culture of Policing in Las Vegas" presents national and local data on disparities related to the racial, social, and fiscal aspects within the Las Vegas...
April 13, 2021
Nadia Eldemerdash (Political Science) presented "The Effects of Remittances on Voter Turnout in New and Developing Democracies, 1991-2018" at the 2021 International Studies Association Conference. The paper explores how remittance inflows affect political participation in new and developing democracies. She is a doctoral student.
April 13, 2021
Jonathan Jiménez (Sociology) has just published the chapter "When the Gayborhood Isn't Enough: How Trans Youth Utilize the Internet to Make a Digital Trans Neighborhood" in The Gayborhood: From Sexual Liberation to Cosmopolitan Spectacle, by Lexington Books. The paper details the estrangement and exclusion of trans youth from supposedly LGBT+...
April 13, 2021
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice) as part of the "Future Directions in Queer of Color Scholarship in Education” American Educational Research Association Conference symposium presented their paper "A Black Queer and Trans Theory Approach to Troubling Inclusion, Best Practices, and LGBTQ Research."
April 13, 2021
Darrell Carter (Political Science) presented "Built for Brokering: The Impact of IGO Institutionalization on Cooperation" at the 2021 International Studies Association Conference. The paper explores how the structure of an intergovernmental organization, through different levels of institutionalization, impacts cooperation between its members. He...
April 13, 2021
Daniel Okamura (Sociology) has just published as co-editor, The Gayborhood: From Sexual Liberation to Cosmopolitan Spectacle. This volume was assembled out of concern that the body of research had begun to essentialize and reify gay urban enclaves as frozen in time and location when such places have witnessed and experienced rapid changes in...
April 13, 2021
Jacob D. Skousen (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) with a colleague, Spencer C. Weiler, and graduate students Brianna Pesci and Adam Johnson at Brigham Young University, presented at the annual National Education Finance Academy Conference. Their presentation, "Reflections from the Principal's Office: Leadership Lessons Learned from...

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