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The Department of Sociology at University of California at Berkeley is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach a range of courses in the department should openings arise during the following terms: Summer 2021, Fall 2021, and Spring 2022.

The position’s duties include: undergraduate and graduate teaching. In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), writing exams, and managing GSIs.

Nataliya Nedzhvetskaya's op-ed appears in the Guardian
https://update.lib.berkeley.edu/2019/12/06/teaching-learning-and-creating-change-with-data-a-census-focused-library-and-american-cultures-event/
Andy Scott Change is the recipient of the Global Scholars Early Career Fellowship, Department of Global and International Studies, UC Irvine, and the Dissertation Fellowship, Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, UC Berkeley.
Professor David Harding is the Principal Investigator of a new 5-year $3 Million NSF-funded project titled, "Undergraduate Data Science Education at Scale," that will evaluate, refine, and disseminate UC Berkeley's innovative data science undergraduate education program.
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
https://discovery.berkeley.edu/student-discovery-stories/mac-hoang
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