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.
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.
Jason Okonofua, Assistant Professor of Psychology and ISSI-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.”