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Upcoming Events

November 2, 2017
Eric Pido
12 - 1:30 p.m.
Wildavsky Conference Room,
2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues)

November 11, 2017
Willow Lung-Amam
12 - 1:30 p.m.
Wildavsky Conference Room,
2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues)

November 27, 2017
Chris Zepeda-Millán
12:45 - 2 p.m.
Philip Selznick Seminar Room

Center News

New book on Immigration Activism by Latinos


Chris Zepeda-Millán, Faculty Chair of ISSI’s Center for Research on Social Change and Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies has a new book out. Latino Mass Mobilization: Immigration, Racialization, and Activism (Cambridge University Press 2017) is an analysis of the civil rights demonstrations of 2006, their background and consequences.


Accolades for Tianna Paschel


Tianna Paschel, Assistant Professor of African American Studies and ISSI affiliated faculty member, received three awards for her new book, Becoming Black Political Subjects: Society of the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) Global Division Book Award, Gordon Hirabayashi Book Award of Human Rights Section of the American Sociological Association (ASA), and Law and Society Association (LSA) Herbert Jacob Book Award.


New Project on School Discipline and Teacher Racial Bias


Jason Okonofua, Assistant Professor of Psychology and CRSC-affiliated faculty member, received a grant from the Tides Foundation and Google to “launch an online intervention for more than 100 U.S. school teachers to motivate them to check their biases against African American students before meting out punishment. His approach is the first of its kind.”


Featured Books

by Chris Zepeda-Millán (Cambridge University Press, 2017)

by Franklin E. Zimring (Harvard University Press, 2017)

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