Research Spotlight

Researchers in the Department of Sociology are engaged in a variety of research projects intended to improve understanding of complex cultural and societal problems. Our faculty members are making important contributions to scholarly literature in numerous topics of inquiry, including ethnicity and race, poverty, economic mobility, labor market shifts, police shootings, and racial bias. This page spotlights representative examples of the momentous research projects that are under way in the UC Davis Department of Sociology.
Economic Insecurity of Low-Wage Earners

Economic Insecurity of Low-Wage Earners

Brian Halpin, Sociology Ph.D Candidate

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The Social History of Harlem

The Social History of Harlem

Bruce D. Haynes and Syma Solovitch, Columbia University Press

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