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ISSI Faculty Member David Montejano Honored by the California State Assembly

January 1, 2017

The California State Assembly passed a resolution honoring ISSI 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).

Oral History of Water Management in the East Bay

January 1, 2017

Laura McCreery, Oral History Project Director at ISSI, was awarded a new contract to expand her research on Bay Area public works projects to include the Zone 7 Water Agency. She will conduct oral histories and other historical research on the agency's unique role in East Bay water supply and flood control over the past 60 years in Alameda County's agriculturally rich Livermore-Amador Valley.

Award for ISSI Faculty Member Charles Briggs

January 1, 2017

Charles Briggs, Co-Chair of ISSI’s Berkeley Center for Social Medicine and Professor of Anthropology, was awarded the Graduate Student Mentor Award from Medical Anthropology Students Association, Society for Medical Anthropology.

The “Alt-Right” and the 2016 Presidential Election

December 16, 2016

In an article published in the San Francisco Chronicle, Lawrence Rosenthal, Chair of ISSI's Center for Right-Wing Studies, provided analysis of the role played by the self-described "alt-right" in the 2016 Presidential election.

Juvenile Justice Policy in the Trump Administration

December 16, 2016

Barry Krisberg, ISSI Visiting Scholar, was interviewed by the youth policy website Youth Today. He shared his insights on likely juvenile justice policy and practices under the Trump administration.

Safe Space at CLPR

December 9, 2016

The Center for Latino Policy Research is offering a new safe space for our undocumented students. The Marco Antonio Firebaugh Library is open from 11-3 on Wednesdays and Thursdays. 2547 Channing Way.

Stress, Racism, and Newborn Health

December 8, 2016

Amani Nuru-Jeter, Associate Professor of Public Health and ISSI faculty affiliate, was interviewed by the news site Richmond Confidential about her research on chronic stress and racism. They featured her work in an in-depth article on racism and newborn health.

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