News & Events

Casey Homan has published "Attachment to parents and to God: a panel data approach," in the Journal of Contemporary Religion
Danny Schneider's work on the Shift Project with UCSF's Kristen Harknett is discussed in the New York Times.
Chris Herring's research on the causes and consequences of policing homelessness recently published in the American Sociological Review is featured in Atlantic's CityLab.
Chris Herring Publishes Article in the Washington Post on Trump and California's Homeless Policy
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Chris Herring presented research from his article "Complaint-Oriented Policing: Regulating Homelessness in Public Space" forthcoming in the American Sociological Review at the San Francisco Police Commission on August 7.
Jennifer Johnson-Hanks to serve as Vice Chair of the Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate for the 2019-20 academic year. Professor Johnson-Hanks has served on Status of Women and Ethnic Minorities (SWEM) and the Committee on Academic Planning and Resource Allocation (CAPRA), which she chaired from 2017 to 2019.
Chris Herring receives Community Partnership Paper Award from the Society of Social Problems for the book chapter “Fighting Anti-Homeless Laws through Participatory Action Research: Reflections from the San Francisco Coalition on Homelessness’ Criminalization Study” with Lisa Marie Alatorre, Jennifer Friedenbach, Bilal Ali, TJ Johnston, and Dilara Yarbrough. The chapter is forthcoming in S. Greenbaum and P. Zinn (eds), Collaborating for Change: A Participatory Action Research Casebook. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press.
Danny Schneider's work with UCSF sociologist, Kristen Harknett, for IRLE's Shift Project examining the effects of unstable work schedules on workers in the retail and food service industries. is featured in the Daily Californian  
PhD student Skyler Wang discusses politics in online dating with GQ
Danny Schneider featured on KQED's Forum piece: "Local Researchers Look at Psychological, Economic and Physical Toll of Shift Work."
Michaela Simmons has received a 2019 Ford Dissertation Fellowship.
Daniel Schneider has penned a Washington Post Op-Ed on Psychological Toll of Erratic Work Schedules
Rachel Wetts and Yueran Zhang are the co-winners of the 2019 Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship for a Graduate Student Paper Award given by the ASA Political Sociology section. Rachel Wetts, “Models and Morals: Elite-Oriented and Value-Neutral Discourse Dominates American Organizations' Framings of Climate Change.” Social Forces (forthcoming)
Recent Berkeley alumni book awards: