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Department News and Publications, March 2022

Departmental News

Posted: Apr 01, 2022 - 12:00am

Publications Kiwoong Park and his co-author recently published an article entitled “Longitudinal evidence on adolescent social network position and cardiometabolic risk in adulthood&#
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Department News and Publications, February 2022

Departmental News

Posted: Mar 04, 2022 - 12:00am

Awards and Honors  Colin Olson and graduate student Sam Torres have both been recognized as recipients of the 2022 College of Arts and Sciences Teaching Excellence Award.&#16
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Department News and Publications, January 2022

Departmental News

Posted: Feb 07, 2022 - 12:00am

Awards and Honors  Georgiann Davis received the 2022 Sociologists for Women in Society Feminist Activism Award. The award will be formally presented this spring. Click here for more. Public
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December 2021 Department News and Publications

Departmental News

Posted: Dec 10, 2021 - 12:00am

Awards and Honors  Eli Wilson’s Book, Front of the House, Back of the House: Race and Inequality in the Lives of Restaurant Workers has been selected as an Outstanding Acade
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November 2021 Department News and Publications

Departmental News

Posted: Nov 05, 2021 - 12:00am

Milestones    Alyssa Franklin successfully defended her MA paper entitled: The Gendered and Racialized Distribution of Care Work and its Health Impact, and earned “distinct
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October 2021 Department News and Publications

Departmental News

Posted: Oct 08, 2021 - 12:00am

Publications   Phillip B. Gonzales, Renato Rosaldo and Mary Louise Pratt, published an edited volume entitled Trumpism, Mexican  America and the Struggle for Latinx Citizensh
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Department Announces Undergraduate Award Winners for 2021

Departmental News

Posted: Sep 28, 2021 - 12:00am

The Sociology Department recently announced its undergraduate award winners for 2021.   Isabella Garcia won the Christopher A.W. McGee Award. This award is given annually to the best underg
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September 2021 Department News and Publications

Departmental News

Posted: Sep 16, 2021 - 12:01pm

Professional Advances and Awards  Carmela Roybal completed her PhD degree and has accepted a post doc position at UCD Dublin, in the College of Social Sciences and Law/ School of Socia
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Advance at UNM Shouts Out 3 Sociology Professors

Departmental News

Posted: Sep 15, 2021 - 12:00am

Advance at UNM works to recognize the accomplishments of women and minority faculty. Recently they have "shouted out" the accomplishments of three UNM sociology professors, Drs. Lisa Broidy, Eli
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Summer 2021 Department News and Publications

Departmental News

Posted: Jul 15, 2021 - 12:00am

Awards/Recognitions Dr. Sharon Nepstad has won the ASA Peace, War, & Social Conflict section's Robin M. Williams, Jr. Award for distinguished contributions & an outstanding scholarly career in the st
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Statement of Solidarity and Support in Response to the Killing of Daunte Wright

Departmental News

Posted: Apr 14, 2021 - 12:00am

We write to acknowledge and denounce the killing of another Black man in Minneapolis, Daunte Wright, at the hands of the police. Only miles away from the trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer wh
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Congratulations to Dr. Sofia Locklear for Successfully Defending Her Dissertation, and New Position as Assistant Professor

Departmental News

Posted: Apr 14, 2021 - 12:00am

Congratulations to Dr. Sofia Locklear for successfully defending her dissertation, “ White Identity and American Indian and Alaska Native Culture in the Pacific Northwest,” with distincti
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April 2021 Department News and Publications

Departmental News

Posted: Apr 14, 2021 - 12:00am

Publications: Barker, Kristin, Alexis M. Kenney and R. Neil Greene. “Wrong versus Right(eous): Online Reader Comments as Scientific Boundary-Work.” Sociological Forum 36(N3). First
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Standing in solidarity with the Asian American community

Departmental News

Posted: Mar 18, 2021 - 12:00am

On Tuesday evening, eight people were shot to death in Atlanta, Georgia. Seven of the victims were women, and most of them of Asian descent. Though the attacks remain under investigation, these horri
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March 2021 Department Publications and News Coverage

Departmental News

Posted: Mar 15, 2021 - 12:00am

Publications: Hernandez, Maricarmen. 2021. “Toxicity and Informal Living in Esmeraldas, Ecuador.” Contexts, feature article, 20(1):31-35. doi:10.1177/1536504221997866 &#160
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February 2021 Department Awards and Achievements

Departmental News

Posted: Feb 08, 2021 - 12:00am

The UNM Sociology Department was deemed one of the 15 Best PhD programs by bestvalueschools.com. Alena Kuhlemeier and Carmela Roybal were named Graduate Student Scholars as part of the Substance Use
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February 2021 Department Publications and News Coverage

Departmental News

Posted: Feb 08, 2021 - 12:00am

Publications: Noel-London, K., Ortiz, K., & BeLue, R. (2021). Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) & youth sports participation: does a gradient exist?. Child Abuse & Neglect, 113, 104924.
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UNM Sociology Statement on Events at the U.S. Capitol

Departmental News

Posted: Jan 13, 2021 - 12:00am

On Wednesday, January 6, we witnessed a mob of Donald Trump’s supporters invade and occupy the nation's Capital on the day the electoral college votes were being tallied. They acted w
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January 2021 Faculty Publications and News Coverage

Departmental News

Posted: Jan 12, 2021 - 12:00am

Publications: Hughes, Lorrine and Lisa Broidy. (2021). Social Bridges and Contexts in Criminology and Sociology: Reflections on the Intellectual Legacy of James F. Short, Jr. Routledge Adva
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Congratulations to Kasim Ortiz, who received an R36 Dissertation Award from the National Institutes of Health: NIA –R36AG070553

Departmental News

Posted: Jan 04, 2021 - 12:00am

Kasim Ortiz has been selected to receive funding by the NIA for his research project " Neighborhoods, Sexual Orientation, Race/Ethnicity & Smoking Across the Adult Life Span: A Multilevel Intersectio
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December 2020 Faculty Publications and News Coverage

Departmental News

Posted: Dec 10, 2020 - 12:00am

Below is a list of department publications and news coverage for the month of December: Goodkind, J., Ferrera, J., Lardier, D., Hess, J. M., & Greene, R. N. (2020). A Mixed-method Study of the Effect
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Alyssa Holguin, criminology major, is awarded the Fred Harris Internship

Award News

Posted: Nov 13, 2020 - 12:00am

Congratulations to Alyssa Holguin, criminology major, who has been awarded the Fred Harris Internship for Fall 2021! The Fred Harris Internship was established by the University of New Mexico to allo
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Elizabeth Korver-Glenn Research Project "Colorism, Police Killings, and Anti-Black Discipline" Receives USF Blackness and Anti-Black Racism Grant

Departmental News

Posted: Nov 09, 2020 - 12:00am

A research project being conducted by David Ponton III (PI) and Elizabeth Korver-Glenn (Co-I), entitled "Colorism, Police Killings, and Anti-Black Discipline" has been selected as one of the recipien
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Elizabeth Korver-Glenn Talk: "Racism and Houston's Housing Market"

Departmental News

Posted: Nov 09, 2020 - 12:00am

Elizabeth Korver-Glenn gave a talk entitled "Racism and Houston's Housing Market" at the Houston Association of Realtors' 'Virtual Engage' Event on September 23, 2020. The talk was attended by m
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