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Upcoming Events

September 13, 2017
Martín Sánchez-Jankowski
4 - 5:30 p.m.
Wildavsky Conference Room,
2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues)

September 14, 2017
Ruth Braunstein
4:30 - 6 p.m.
2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues)

September 27, 2017
Sharika Thiranagama
12 - 1:30 p.m.
Wildavsky Conference Room,
2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues)

Institute 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 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.”


Featured Books

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

Edited by Jason Corburn and Lee Riley (University Press, 2016)

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

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