Maria Abascal

Sociology Speaker Series: Maria Abascal

March 1, 2021

Maria Abascal Assistant Professor of Sociology New York University Tuesday, March 30th 12:30pm-2pm MST Zoom link: Talk Title: People Use Both Heterogeneity and Minority Representation to Evaluate Diversity Desciption: Though widely used, the term "diversity" can mean different things. Diversity can refer to heterogeneity, i.e., the distribution of people...

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Check out our Undergraduate Welcome Event!

Feb. 26, 2021

Tune in for information on requirements for the major and minor, advising, study abroad, honors, internships and certificates.


Read about the 2020 recipients of the Racial/Ethnic Inequality Research Awards

Feb. 18, 2021


Bertha Bermúdez Tapia’s important work at the U.S.-Mexico border was highlighted in A&S Magazine!

Feb. 12, 2021


Lori Peek and NHC Received Donation to Establish New Award

Feb. 10, 2021

Lori Peek and the Natural Hazards Center received a $30,000 gift from an anonymous donor to establish a new Disability and Disasters Award for the hazards and disaster research and practice community. This award will bring those who care for, study, or advocate on behalf of those with disabilities to...


David Pyrooz Published in Criminology

Jan. 29, 2021

David Pyrooz published an article in Criminology , titled “Selection, stability, and spuriousness: Testing Gottfredson and Hirschi’s propositions to reinterpret street gangs in self-control perspective,” with coauthors Chris Melde, Donna Coffman, and Ryan Meldrum.

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Lori Hunter published in Population Reference Bureau

Jan. 28, 2021

Lori Hunter has had a research dissemination piece published through the Population Reference Bureau. It is titled “Understanding Climate-Related Migration Can Help Policymakers Address Rural Poverty in Low- and Middle-Income Countries”.

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Lori Hunter received CARTSS funding

Jan. 21, 2021

Lori Hunter received CARTSS funding for field work related to her collaborative research on rural America. The fieldwork will take place during her sabbatical next academic year.

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Graduate student, Jose Sanchez, book review published

Jan. 11, 2021

Jose Sanchez's book review of The Gang Paradox: Inequalities and Miracles on the U.S.-Mexico Border by Robert J. Durán has been published in Rutgers University Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Book Reviews


Our grad students are up to big things! Check out some recent accomplishments

Jan. 5, 2021

Dan Simon received a Graduate Student Award ($1,000) from CARTSS in support of his dissertation research. Cograts Dan! Melissa Villarreal and Bertha Bermudez Tapia received 2021 Beverly Sears Graduate Student Grant awards! Congratulations Melissa and Bertha!! Hillary Steinberg completed the Certificate in College Teaching through the Center for Teaching and...