Accomplishments

Jul. 6, 2020
Ranita Ray (Sociology) received multiple scholarship awards. Her book, The Making of a Teenage Service Class: Poverty and Mobility in an American City (University of California Press, 2018), was awarded the 2020 Pacific Sociological Association Distinguished Scholarship Award, and it was also selected as a finalist for the 2020...
Jul. 6, 2020
Christian Jensen, Michelle Kuenzi, and Dan Lee (all Political Science) published an article, "The Effects of Political Parties on Roll-Call Voting in Kenya's Parliament" in The Journal of Legislative Studies. They find that parties and coalitions induce structure to roll-call voting, although clientelism and ethnicity continue to influence the...
Jul. 6, 2020
Dr. Jordana Haber (Medicine) was a speaker at this past year's FIX (FemInEM Idea Exchange) Conference in New York City. In her FIX talk, "From Vision to Action," she highlights where we struggle to lead change, and steps we can take to bring our ideas to fruition. Her talk and blog post were highlighted this week on feminem.org .
Jul. 2, 2020
Aidy Weeks (Libraries) was selected as a Medical Library Association 2020 Research Training Institute Fellow. The highly prestigious training institution will be offered in a virtual format this month and will provide high-quality advanced research methods curriculum and learning model, with mentoring and support for one year while fellows...
Jul. 2, 2020
Amy Glasofer, Catherine Dingley, and Andrew Thomas Reyes (all Nursing) published an article, “Medication Decision Making Among African American Caregivers of Children with ADHD: A Review of the Literature” in the Journal of Attention Disorders. The article was published online in June ahead of print. Glasofer is a doctoral student.
Jul. 2, 2020
P. Jane Hafen (English) is the author of Help Indians Help Themselves: The Later Writing of Gertrude Simmons Bonnin (Zitkala-Sa), which has been featured as book of the Month on Native America Calling.    
Jul. 1, 2020
Amy Reed-Sandoval (Philosophy) and Iván Sandoval Cervantes (Anthropology) published an op-ed in Salon, "Who Doesn't Love a Taco? Taste the Nation and the Problem with Neoliberal Immigrant Rights Activism."
Jun. 29, 2020
Kenneth Izuora, Amalie Alver, Chad Cross (all Medicine), Arpita Basu, Anthony Salazar (both Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences), Antonina Capurro, Civon Gewelber, Shelley Williams, and Jeffrey Ebersole (all Dental) presented a poster, "Relationship between Plasma CRP and Fibrinogen Measured Using Dried Blood Samples and Vascular Complications in...
Jun. 29, 2020
Erika G. Abad (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies ) guest edited a special issue of Sinister Wisdom focusing on lesbians in the city. The issue includes works challenging "lesbian" as a fixed identity with special attention to contributors not from New York or California. Abad chose pieces that addressed the questions: How do lesbians...
Jun. 26, 2020
Alyssa Crittenden, Trevor Pollom, and Kristen Herlosky (all Anthropology) and Chad Cross (Medicine), along with Elle Ford, '17 BA Psychology, recently authored a paper, "Effects of a Mixed‐Subsistence Diet on the Growth of Hadza Children," in the American Journal of Human Biology. It explores the early effects of dietary transition among hunter-...
Jun. 26, 2020
Dr. Georgia Dounis (Dental) co-authored “Regional Variation in States' Naloxone Accessibility Laws in Association with Opioid Overdose Death Rates-Observational Study (STROBE Compliant),” which appeared in the May issue of Medicine (Baltimore).
Jun. 24, 2020
Toyokazu "Chris" Endo, Ashley Hilton, Petar Planinic, and Nora Doyle (all Medicine) published a peer-reviewed manuscript “Successful Delivery Following Prior Bicornuate Uterine Rupture: A Case Report and Literature Review” in The Journal of Reproductive Medicine.  This study is the first to describe a successful pregnancy in an anomalous uterus...