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Brian Halpin, Lecturer, Sociology, University of California Davis


Emerald Nguyen, Congressional Fellow, American Sociological Association

Ethan Evans, QSCERT Postdoctoral Fellows, Center for Heathcare Policy and Research, UC Davis Health System

Jo Hale, Research Scientist, Max Planck Institute


Parul Baxi, Lecturer, Sociology, University of California Davis

Ali R. Chaudhary, Assistant Professor, Sociology, Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Ali R. Chaudhary, Postdoctoral Fellow, International Migration Institute, University of Oxford

Cassie Hartzog, Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Regional Change, University of California Davis

Jennifer Haylett, Lecturer, University of Iowa

John Kincaid, Assistant Professor, Sociology, CSU Stanislaus

Le Phan, Assistant Coordinator, Special Transitional Enrichment Program, University of California Davis


Cara Chiaraluce, Lecturer, Sociology, Santa Clara University

Nathaniel Freiburger, Visiting Assistant Professor, Sociology, University of Kansas

Jabou McCoy, Lecturer, Sociology, University of California Davis and CSU Sacramento

Mindy Romero, Director, UC Davis California Civic Engagement Project, University of California Davis

Miguel Ruiz, Lecturer, Sociology, University of California Davis and CSU Sacramento

Elizabeth Sweet, Assistant Professor, Sociology, San Jose State University


Sarah Augusto, Assistant Professor Sociology, Curry College, Massachusetts

Roxana Bahar, Associate Outcomes Researcher, Oxford Outcomes, San Francisco

Jaime Becker, Lecturer, Sociology, University of California Davis and Postdoctoral Research, UCD Medical School

Timothy Gutierrez, Assistant Professor, Riverside Community College

Daniel Herda, Assistant Professor, Merrimack College, North Andover, MA

Jane Le Skaife, Assistant Professor, University of Tampa

Raoul Lievanos, Assistant Professor, University of Oregon

David Orzechowicz, Lecturer, Sociology, University of California Davis and CSU Sacramento

Julie Setele, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Webster University, St Louis

Monica Williams, Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice Department, Weber State


Jesse Hernandez, Lecturer, Sociology, University of California Davis

Robin Pleau, Research Scientist, California Department of Public Health, Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health


Teresa Casey, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice, Idaho State University

Lucas Kirkpatrick, Assistant Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Michigan

Sarah Ovink, Assistant Professor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University


Jill Bakehorn, Lecturer, Sociology, University of California Berkeley

Matt Bakker, Assistant Professor, Marymount University

Dina Biscoti, Policy Organizer, BlueGreen Alliance

Brian Dick, Research Associate, Life Sciences Foundation, San Francisco

Sanghamitra Nigoyi, Assistant Professor, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill


Greg Collins, Policy and Technical Advisor, USAID East Africa (Nairobi, Kenya), Bureau of Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Affairs

Kim Ebert, Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University

Jennifer Gregson, Research Scientist, California State Department of Public Health

Melanie Jones, Assistant Professor. DePaul University

Joan Meyers, Postdoctoral Associate, School of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University

Robert Moorehead, Associate Professor, College of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan

Jesse Rude, Research Analyst, National Opinion Research Center

Eric Silva, Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University


Alison Alkon, Assistant Professor, University of the Pacific

Carolina Apesoa-Varano, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, UC Davis

Ara Francis, Assistant Professor, Holy Cross Unoversity

Lori Freedman, Researcher, Bixby Center for Reproductiive Health, UC San Francisco

Demetra Kalogrides, Data Analyst, Institute for Research on Educational Policy and Practice, School of Education, Stanford University

Matthew R. Keller, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Southern Methodist University


Julie Collins-Dogrul, Assistant Professor, Whittier College

Jonathan Mermis-Cava, Foreign Service, US Department of State

Marian Negoita, Researcher, Ford Foundation Research Project


Magdalena Vanya, Research Scientist. Prevention Research Center, UC Berkeley

Heather Flynn-Kohler, Lecturer, Sonoma State University


Thomas Burr, Assistant Professor, Illinois State University, Normal

Ursula Castellano, Assistant Professor, Ohio University, Athens

Jonathan Isler, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, Springfield

Monica Martin, Assistant Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, Texas Tech University

Rene Francisco Poitevin, Assistant Professor, Gallatin School, New York University

J. Zach Schiller, Assistant Professor, Kent State University, Stark


Peter Bahr, Assistant Professor, CSHPE, School of Education, University of Michigan

Andreana Clay. Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, San Francisco State University

Anna Muraco, Assistant Professor, Loyola Marymount University

Esther Neuwirth, Program Evaluation Consultant, Kaiser Permanente's Care Management Institute

Preston Rudy, Assistant Professor, Sociology, San Jose State University

Eva Skuratowicz, Adjunct Professor, Sociology Department, Southern Oregon University

Clare Stacey, Assistant Professor, Sociology, Kent State University

Jeffrey Sweat, Associate Professor, Social Science Department, University of Wisconsin-Stout


Karl Beitel, Lead Researcher, Service Employees International Union, Local 1021, San Francisco

John Dale, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, George Mason University

Michael Flota, Assistant Professor, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Daytona State College

Pamela Forman, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

Myrna Goodman, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology, Sonoma State University

Heather Hanson, Director of Public Affairs, MercyCorps, Washington D.C.

Stuart Henderson, Research Associate, Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco

Marisol Clark-Ibanez, Assistant Professor, Sociology, California State University, San Marcos

Susan Miller, Associate Professor, Behavioral Sciences Department, Palomar College

Lalia Kiburi. Lecturer, Department of Sociology, University of California, Davis

Eileen Otis, Assistant Professor, University of Oregon

Jennifer Reich, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Denver


Bindi Shah, Lecturer in Sociology, University of Southampton


Jeni Cross, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Colorado State University

Jennifer Myhe, Tenured Instructor, De Anza College (Co-Chair of Sociology)


James Curiel, Assistant Professor, College of the Redwoods

Vidmar Horvat Ksenija, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)


Jennifer Dunn, Associate Professor, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Jennifer Bickham Mendez, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, College of William and Mary

Anne Nurse, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, College of Wooster

Peter Phillips, Professor, Sociology, Sonoma State University

Maureen Sullivan, Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Wesleyan University

Mridula Udayagiri, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, California State University, Sacramento

Nivedita Vaidya, Lecturer, California State University Los Angeles


Lori Kendall, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Melinda Milligan, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Sonoma State University

Rosemary Powers, Associate Professor, Anthropology/Sociology Program, Eastern Oregon University


Marshall Battani. Associate Prefessor and Chair, Sociology, Grand Valley State University

Julie Bettie. Associate Professor, University of California, Santa Cruz

Dan Brooke. Lecturer, San Jose Sate University

Jonathan Isler. Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Springfield

Ellen Scott. Associate Professor and Director, Sociology and Women's and Gender Studies, University of Oregon

Jon Shefner. Associate Professor, University of Tennessee

Rosanna Wong. Executive Director, The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups, Hong Kong


Victoria Johnson. Associate Professor University of Missouri

Tammy Lewis. Associate Professor, Sociology & Anthropology Department, Muhlenberg College (Former Chair)

Shahla Mokhtarzada. Professor, American River College


Rebecca A. Allahyari. Research Associate,School for American Research, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Marie Butler-Schuster. Professor, Department of Sociology, Oxnard Community College

Katrina Bell McDonald. Associate Professor, Sociology, Johns Hopkins University

Cindy Chu. Associate Professor, University of Hong Kong

Holin Lin. Professor, University of Taiwan

Debora Paterniti. Associate Adjunct Professor, UC Davis Medical School & Sociology

Tony Waters. Professor, Sociology, California State University, Chico ( Former Chair)


Peter Philips. Professor, Sonoma State University (Former Chair)


Diane Bjorklund. Associate Professor, Illinois State University, Normal


Amanda Noble. Researcher, CA State Attorney General's Office, Public Health Institute, Oakland

Linda Arthur Boynton. Professor & Curator, University of Hawaii, Manoa

Darlaine Gardetto. Associate Professor, St. Louis Community College

Cecilia Menjivar. Cowden Distinguished Professor, Sociology, School of Social & Family Dynamics, Arizona State University


Karen Laidler. Professor, University of Hong Kong

Martin Tolich. Senior Lecturer, Massey University, New Zealand


John Lammers. Professor, Communications, University of Illinois


Norman Skonovd. Research Program Specialist, Office of Research, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

John Sutton. Professor, Department of Sociology, University of California Santa Barbara



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