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Konrad Franco wins Horowitz Foundation Award for Social Policy

Konrad Franco wins Horowitz Foundation Award for Social Policy

Congratulations to Konrad Franco who was named as a recipient of a 2022 Horowitz Foundation Award for Social Policy for his research on the relationship between county jails and local safety net health care facilities that provide treatment for mental health disorders, substance use disorders, or general acute needs. The Horowitz Foundation supports emerging scholars through small grants to promote scholarship with a social policy application, and to encourage projects that address contemporary issues in the social sciences.

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Jesse Kolber wins a Chancellor's Award for Excellence

Jesse Kolber wins a Chancellor's Award for Excellence

Congratulations to Jesse Kolber for being selected as the recipient of a Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research in the Graduate Student Category!

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Congratulations to Erin Hamilton on her promotion to full professor!

Congratulations to Erin Hamilton on her promotion to full professor!

The Department of Sociology is delighted to announce the promotion of Erin Hamilton to the rank of full professor. Congratulations!

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David Orzechowicz wins the 2022 Academic Federation Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award

David Orzechowicz wins the 2022 Academic Federation Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award

David Orzechowicz has been selected as a recipient of the 2022 Academic Federation Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award. Congratulations, David!

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Winner of this year's Mayhew Award

Winner: Yao Lu, “How are Racial Attitudes Shaped in Post-Colonial Contexts? Evidence from Zambia” Honorable Mentions: to Paola Langer, “Immigrant Detentions and Deportations and Birth Outcomes of Children Born to Foreign and US-born Latina Mothers” and Samantha Sime, “The Doula Field & Doula Culture in California: A Content Analysis of Individual, Hospital and Group Doula Websites”

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John Hall- Paper presented at the Civil Sphere Theory Working Group, first meeting, University of Trento, Trento, Italy

“The Civil Sphere and the End of Modernity: Phenomenological Meditations.” Paper presented at the Civil Sphere Theory Working Group, first meeting, University of Trento, Trento, Italy, October 18, 2021

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Group Offers Support for Faculty Parents by Cody Kitaura

The coronavirus pandemic has created numerous challenges for faculty parents, especially mothers, the organizer of a support group on campus said. (Getty Images)

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