Nathan Lindstedt, doctoral candidate, and Erik Johnson, associate professor, sociology, and colleagues co-authored “The Mobilizing Effects of Economic Threats and Resources on the Formation of Local Occupy Wall Street Protest Groups in 2011” in Sociological Perspectives.
Melissa Kowalski, doctoral candidate, criminal justice and criminology, presented “Evaluating the N in RNR: Does meeting youths’ needs reduce recidivism?” at the American Society of Criminology (ASC) conference in Atlanta.
Elizabeth Drake, doctoral candidate, criminal justice and criminology, presented “A Path Towards Criminal Justice Reform: Seven Evidence-based Strategies from Lessons Learned in Washington State” at a meeting of the Australian Corrections Education Association in Melbourne and Perth. Drake also recently received the 2018 American Society of Criminology (ASC) Practitioner Research Award.
Marisa Cervantes, doctorate student, and Jennifer Sherman, associate professor, sociology, presented “‘Isn’t That the Cycle?’ An Examination of the Intergenerational Transmission of Violence Among Low-Income Women” at the Pacific Sociological Association Annual Meeting in Long Beach, Calif.
Lindsey Beltz, doctoral student, sociology, was awarded a National Institute of Justice Graduate Research Fellowship to support her dissertation project “Assessing perceived effects of I-502: A survey on recreational cannabis in Washington State.”
Vilma Navarro-Daniels, associate professor, Maria Serenella Previto, associate clinical professor, and Begoña De Quintana Lasa, graduate student, languages, cultures, and race, presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Gender and Sexuality Studies in Chicago.
Daniels presented “Alejandro Moreno Jashés’s, The Fascist Lover: When Evil has a Female Voice.” Lasa presented “Queer Gothic in Rosalía de Castro’s, El Caballero de las Botas Azules.” Previto presented “Voice and Pact of Silence: An Approach to Cristina Fernández Cubas’s Blood Sisters.
Ryan Booth, doctoral candidate, history, received the 2018 Western History Association Graduate Student Prize.
Tabitha Espina Velasco, graduate student, English, presented “Navigation and Negotiation in the Narratives of the Halo Halo Generation” at the 16th Islands of the World Conference 2018 (ISISA2018): The Changing Futures of Islands” in Leeuwarden and Terschelling, the Netherlands. There she was awarded her second ISISA student scholarship.
Lindsey Beltz, doctorate student, and Jennifer Schwartz, professor, sociology, presented “Trends in Female and Male Drunk Driving Prevalence over Thirty Years: Triangulating Diverse Sources of Evidence” during the section on Sociology of Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.
Namrata Ray, doctorate student, sociology, presented “The Education-Occupation Nexus: Examining inter- and intragenerational mobility using India Human Development Survey” at the 4th Asian Population Association Conference in Shanghai, China. Ray’s participation was hosted and funded by the Asian Demographic Research Institute.