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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 Associate 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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November 2020 Faculty Publications and News Coverage

Departmental News

Posted: Nov 09, 2020 - 12:00am

Felipe Gonzales published a chapter called “Promise and Frustration: The History of Spanish-Language Bilingual Education in New Mexico, 1846–1970,” in The Shoulders We Sta
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Albuquerque Public Schools Participate in New Grant Study

Departmental News

Posted: Oct 07, 2020 - 12:00am

Grant Details: In collaboration with Albuquerque Public Schools, Los Angeles Unified School District, and San Francisco Unified School District, Penner and colleagues will conduct a mixed-methods, cr
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October 2020 Faculty Appointments and Spotlights

Departmental News

Posted: Oct 07, 2020 - 12:00am

Nancy Lopez, Associate Vice President, Division of Equity and Inclusion, UNM Dr. López will work with Vice President of Equity and Inclusion Assata Zerai to promote a campus culture in whic
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October 2020 Faculty Publications and News Coverage

New Faculty Publications

Posted: Oct 07, 2020 - 12:00am

  Below is a list of publications and news coverage for the month of October: Phillip B. (Felipe) Gonzales had an op-ed piece come out in the Albuquerque Journal, "How the Legacy of the Conquist
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Dr. Korver-Glenn's Research Featured in News Outlet

Departmental News

Posted: Sep 23, 2020 - 12:00am

Dr. Korver-Glenn's research on racial inequality and the housing market has received coverage in a Bloomberg article. You can find the news article and research paper below: Bloomberg: “A Neig
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UNM Sociology Announces 2020 Undergraduate Award Winners

Award News

Posted: Sep 15, 2020 - 08:00am

McGee Undergraduate Paper Award Winners 2020*  Empirical Paper Category: Emily Ahrend – “A Comparative Analysis of the Identities, Cultures, and Potential Outcomes of Legal Organiza
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Sociology Department Encourages You to Vote

Departmental News

Posted: Sep 08, 2020 - 03:00pm

The Sociology Department encourages all eligible voters to participate in the 2020 General Election. Due to COVID-19, we strongly recommend that you consider early or absentee voting. All registered
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UNM Sociology Condemns the Shooting of Jacob Blake

Departmental News

Posted: Aug 27, 2020 - 07:58am

The Faculty of Sociology at the University of New Mexico condemn the shooting of Jacob Blake by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin.  We watch with dismay as, time and time again, police perpetrate vio
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UNM Sociology Condemns Systemic Racism

Departmental News

Posted: Jun 04, 2020 - 11:00am

We, the sociology and criminology faculty of the University of New Mexico, express our sadness and outrage at George Floyd’s abhorrent murder by Minneapolis police officers. Tragic in its own r
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Sofia Locklear, sociology PhD candidate, is awarded the American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship

Departmental News

Posted: Apr 03, 2020 - 12:00am

Congratulations to Sofia Locklear, UNM sociology PhD student, who has been awarded the American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship for next year! Sofia’s dissertation explores t
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