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From Berkeley Sociology Researchers Irene Bloemraad, Kim Voss, and Danny Schneider; and Berkeley Political Science Researcher Taeku Lee:
Michael Cerda-Jara a graduating soc major is named a finalist for the
Cristina Mora cited in article about trust of the government in this time of the coronavirus.
Irene Bloemraad's Berkeley blog post: "If immigrants are not protected from COVID-19, everyone will suffer"
The UC Berkeley Computational Social Science Training Program (CSSTP) trains predoctoral students representing a variety of degree programs and expertise areas in the social sciences, including demography, public health, public policy, social epidemiology, social welfare, and sociology.
Peter Hepburn will begin a tenure-track appointment at Rutgers University in Newark this fall. Since receiving his PhD in the joint Sociology-Demography program he has been working with Matt Desmond and the Eviction Lab at Princeton University as a postdoctoral scholar.
Sigrid Luhr publishes article "Signaling Parenthood Managing the Motherhood Penalty and Fatherhood Premium in the U.S. Service Sector" in Gender & Society.
John Lie cited in Bangkok Post article on K-pop idol
Danny Schneider's cited in LA Times article in association with work on the Shift Project
Danny Schneider's work noted in Wall Street Journal article.
Mac Hoang wins's Chancellor's Award for Public Service. The Chancellor's Awards for Public Service honor individuals and groups for their exceptional commitment to advancing social change through public service, a pillar of the university's public mission.
Jason Ferguson accepted a tenure track position in UCLA's Sociology department. He will join UCLA in 2022.
Eliza Brown will join UC Berkeley in June 2020 as a post-doctoral fellow. Eliza Brown is currently a doctoral candidate in sociology at New York University. Her areas of interest include medicine, science and technology, family demography, and gender. Her research on egg freezing was published in American Sociological Review. She has also written on how medical providers and patients rule out pregnancy before it is possible to reliably use a pregnancy test.
Andy Chang is the recipient of the 2020 Harry Braverman Student Paper Award from the Labor Studies Division of the Society for the Study of Social Problems for my paper entitled, “Selling a Resume and Buying a Job: Stratification of Gender and Occupation by States and Brokers in International Migration from Indonesia.”
Caleb Scoville will join Tufts University as an Assistant Professor of Sociology with a faculty affiliation in Environmental Studies starting in fall 2020.
Danya Lagos will join Berkeley Sociology as a tenure track professor beginning Fall 2020. Danya Lagos graduated from the University of Chicago in 2019. She is currently an NICHD research fellow at the Population Research Center of the University of Texas, Austin.
Berkeley Sociology ranked #1 school in the U.S. for Sociology by College Factual. Berkeley also featured on Gradreports' list of Best Colleges for Sociology in 2020.
David Harding: 5 things we've learned from the Underground Scholars Program
Jaren Haber's research on charter schools using Jetstream highlighted