Fall 2021 Speaker Series, Dr. Rachel Rinaldo

Oct. 7, 2021

Dr. Rachel Rinaldo Associate Professor of Sociology Director of the Center for Asian Studies University of Colorado, Boulder Thursday, November 4th 12:30PM MST Zoom link Meeting ID: 998 8596 8353 Passcode: 487638 Amplifying Inequalities: Gender and the Division of Labor during the COVID-19 Pandemic Studies during the COVID-19 pandemic in...


Fall 2021 Speaker Series, Dr. Megan R. Underhill

Sept. 29, 2021

Dr. Megan R. Underhill Assistant Professor of Sociology University of North Carolina, Asheville Thurs., Nov. 18 at 12:30PM MST Zoom: https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/99948914551 Becoming Woke: White Racial Socialization During the Era of Black Lives Matter Abstract: Images from the 2020 George Floyd protests featured an unusual sight: throngs of white people brandishing...


Jill Harrison gave presentation to California Fish and Game Commission

Sept. 24, 2021

Jill Harrison gave an invited presentation to the California Fish and Game Commission and executive leadership of California’s Natural Resources Agency on her research on the challenges facing government agencies’ environmental justice reform efforts.

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Jill Harrison giving Environmental Studies Department’s colloquium talk

Sept. 23, 2021

The talk will be about her research on the challenges facing government agencies’ environmental justice reform efforts. October 6 3:30-4:30pm


Sociology Virtual Welcome Event for undergrads!

Sept. 20, 2021

Tune in for information on requirements for the major and minor, advising, study abroad, honors, internships and certificates. For Sociology majors and minors and those interested. When: Friday, October 1st Event start: 11am Where: Zoom https://cuboulder.zoom.us/my/leslieirvine *Missed the event? No worries! You can watch it here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9jCFEQetKI Raffle prize for...

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Jason Boardman's Paper Published

Sept. 17, 2021

Jason Boardman and Jason Fletcher’s (University of Wisconsin) paper entitled “Evaluating the Continued Integration of Genetics into Medical Sociology” was just published in the Journal of Health & Social Behavior .

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PhD student, Kim Troung-Vu, has new publications

Sept. 15, 2021

“On-time, late, or never: Incorporating intersectionality to predict age-specific probabilities of initiating the HPV vaccine series.” Social Science & Medicine 287 (October): 114227. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.114227 Truong-Vu, Kim-Phuong . (2020) “Reflections on Academic Guilt and Family Responsibilities.” Women, Gender, and Families of Color 8(2):216:221 . DOI: https://doi.org/10.5406/womgenfamcol.8.2.0216


Christi Sue has a new article out in Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies

Sept. 10, 2021

The article is titled, "Is Mexico beyond mestizaje? Blackness, race mixture, and discrimination" Abstract: In the 1980s and 1990s, a wave of multiculturalism swept across Latin America, following long-standing ideologies of mestizaje which glorified the region’s biological and cultural mixture and asserted that such mixture precluded the existence of racism...

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Amanda Stevenson posted a preprint version of a paper forthcoming in Demography

Sept. 9, 2021

Amanda Stevenson posted a preprint version of a paper forthcoming in Demography. It provides estimates of the most predictable part of the mortality consequence of banning abortion in the US - the additional mortality that would occur because staying pregnancy carries a greater risk of death than abortion. You can...

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Lori Peek’s presidential nomination to the National Institute of Building Sciences was approved by the U.S. Senate

Sept. 7, 2021

She begins her term of service today, September 7, 2021.