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Migration Stigma

April 23, 2024

The new book Migration Stigma: Understanding Prejudice, Discrimination, and Exclusion, co-edited by Maureen Eger, faculty affiliate of the Center for Right-Wing Studies, is now available open access from MIT Press. The book introduces the concept of “migration stigma” to conceptualize the experiences of immigrants, their descendants, and native-born residents in immigrant-receiving societies. The book includes a chapter by...

Institutional Excellence and Equity

April 23, 2024

Thomas M. Philip, faculty affiliate of the Asian American Research Center, was awarded the Chancellor's Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence and Equity (CAAIEE). He was recognized for leading the Berkeley Teacher Education Program through a transformational program redesign and restructuring that draws on his own research on the ethical and political dimensions of learning. The program weaves...

Structural Competency through Global Perspectives

April 22, 2024

A special issue of Global Public Health "Structural Competency in Global Perspective" includes several articles by Berkeley Center for Social Medicine affiliates: Carlos Piñones-Rivera, Seth Holmes, Zvika Orr, Mark Fleming, Michael Harvey, and Joel Farrell. The articles address structural competency, health education and medical neutrality, amongst...