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New book on Immigration Activism by Latinos

August 17, 2017

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

July 21, 2017

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

July 21, 2017

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.”

The Deep Story of Trump’s America

May 21, 2017

The San Francisco Chronicle featured CRSC affiliated faculty member Arlie Hochschild’s new book, “Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right.” The book is based on five years of research in right-wing rural Louisiana, where she found that residents feel betrayed by the country’s elites.

Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative

January 27, 2017

Center for Research on Social Change, and Berkeley Center for Social Medicine is one of the founding partners of this new initiative to investigate human mobility, immigrants’ integration and the ways migration transforms societies around the world. The initiative seeks to bring together UC Berkeley faculty and students researching migration and leverage these connections for further innovation.

CRSC Faculty Member David Montejano Honored by the California State Assembly

January 1, 2017

The California State Assembly passed a resolution honoring CRSC faculty affiliate David Montejano, Professor Emeritus of Ethnic Studies and History, for his groundbreaking scholarship and years of dedicated service to the University of California. Professor Montejano is author of the prizewinning book, Anglos and Mexicans in the Making of Texas, 1836-1986 (U of Texas Press, 7th printing, 1999) and, most recently, Quixote's Soldiers: A Local History of the Chicano Movement, 1966-1981 (U of Texas Press, 2010).

Juvenile Justice Policy in the Trump Administration

December 16, 2016

Barry Krisberg, CRSC affiliated faculty member, was interviewed by the youth policy website Youth Today. He shared his insights on likely juvenile justice policy and practices under the Trump administration.

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