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.

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Lori Peek quoted in Washington Post

Sept. 4, 2021

Lori Peek was quoted in the follow Washington Post article focused on school safety in extreme weather and earthquake events.


Jenn Tostlebe and David Pyrooz have a new article out in Health & Justice

Sept. 2, 2021

Jenn Tostlebe and David Pyrooz (along with Ryan Labrecque and Bert Useem ) have a new article out in Health & Justice, titled: "Reforming solitary confinement: The development, implementation, and processes of a restrictive housing step down reentry program in Oregon." The article will appear in the special issue on...


Christi Sue co-authors new article

Aug. 30, 2021

Christi Sue and her co-authors Adriana C. Núñez and Michael D. Harris have a new article out in Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, titled: "Colorblind Spots in Qualitative Methods Training"


Amanda Stevenson published an op-ed in NBC News

Aug. 23, 2021

Amanda Stevenson published an op-ed on what’s missing from the widespread handwringing over falling fertility rates in NBC News.


Liam Downey and Brigid Mark recently published in Environmental Justice

Aug. 11, 2021

Liam Downey and Brigid Mark recently published an article, “State Violence, Black Lives, and Environmental Justice,” in the journal Environmental Justice

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Don Grant wrote a solicited op-ed piece for The Hill

Aug. 6, 2021

The piece is about his recent research on climate change and hyper-emitting power plants.


PhD student, Tracy Fehr, co-authored article

July 30, 2021

Tracy Fehr co-authored an article with Rajin Rayamajhi titled "Nepal's COVID-19 Crisis Exacerbates Hardships for Women" published in The Diplomat's South Asian pulse section.