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  • Cycle of Segregation Book Cover

    Sociology Colloquium, 10/20/2021

    Cycle of Segregation: Social Processes and Residential Stratification Dr. Maria Krysan, University of Illinois Chicago Dr. Kyle Crowder, University of Washington The Fair Housing Act of 1968 outlawed housing discrimination by race. But almost fifty years later, residential segregation remains virtually unchanged. Why does segregation persist at such high rates and what makes it so […]

  • Isabel Araiza

    Sociology Colloquium, 10/13/2021

    The Evolution of Juan Crow in Higher Education: From Lulac v Richard to the Present Dr. Isabel Araiza, Texas A&M Corpus Christi The Race and Ethnic Studies Institute (RESI), in partnership with the Department of Sociology, invites you to attend our upcoming virtual Colloquium on Wednesday, October 13 at 12PM CST. Dr. Isabel Araiza, Associate […]

  • Work-Life Balance

    Sociology Colloquium, 10/6/2021

    Insecurity and Inequality in Academia: Differential Effects of COVID-19 on Work Conditions and Work-Life Balance in the Texas A&M Academic Community Angelique Maes, Texas A&M University Work-Life Balance (WLB) seems to be difficult to achieve in academia but is also highly coveted and is seen as an important factor for retention (Lindfelt et al 2018). […]

  • David Rangel

    Sociology Colloquium, 9/29/2021

    Mexican Immigrant Parenting in Under-Resourced Latinx School-Communities at a Time of Strict Immigration Enforcement: An Ecological Approach Dr. David Rangel, Brown University Numerous studies have pointed to class-based cultural beliefs as the primary driver of childrearing and school-involvement practices (Lareau 2003; Calarco 2018). However, this focus on class-based differences homogenizes potential within-group variation and neglects […]

  • Mexico Border Sign

    Sociology Colloquium, 9/22/2021

    Reading Writing and Harassment: Educational Inequality at the U.S. Mexico Border Peggy Sue Harris, Texas A&M University Albert, a Mexican American high school student from El Paso, Texas, was on his way to class when U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped and questioned him, suspicious of his citizenship status. Soon, more stories like Albert’s began to […]

  • Hiroshi Ono

    Sociology Colloquium, 9/15/2021

    How COVID-19 Has Transformed Japan’s Culture of (Over)Work? Dr. Hiroshi Ono, Hitotsubashi University Business School The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted labor markets around the world. Workers and corporations scrambled to adjust their workstyles to a new normal, by avoiding the commute and working remotely from their homes or elsewhere. Japan is a country that stood […]

  • Stjepan Mestrovic

    Sociology Colloquium, 9/8/2021

    Chaos in the Military Response to Afghanistan Dr. Stjepan Meštrović, Texas A&M University Dr. Meštrović will draw from his research in US military responses to the war in Afghanistan to compare and contrast the most recent events with previous dilemmas and problems. September 8, 2021 Wednesday, 12–1:30pm Zoom session Meeting ID: 991 0901 4650 Passcode: […]

  • Theresa Morris

    Sociology Colloquium, 5/5/2021

    Eyes Wide Shut: Using Accreditation Regulation to Address the “Pass the Harasser” Problem in Higher Education Dr. Theresa Morris, Texas A&M University J.D., LL.M., J.S.D. Susan Fortney, Texas A&M University School of Law Universities and colleges have long struggled with sexual harassment and misconduct, pervasive harms that they have only recently been forced to confront […]

  • Sociology Colloquium, 4/28/2021

    Community Food Security & Food Justice Dr. Monica M. White, University of Wisconsin-Madison Dr. Monica M. White is Associate Professor of Environmental Justice at the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a joint appointment in the Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and the Department of Community and Environmental Sociology. Her research engages communities of color and grassroots […]

  • Dr. Patricia Thornton Colloquium

    Sociology Colloquium, 4/21/2021

    Time Will Tell: An Organizational Model of Sponsorship of Business Recovery After Disaster Dr. Patricia Thornton and Dr. Maria Watson, Texas A&M University We develop a general model of when and how aid organizations respond to businesses recovering from natural disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes, and pandemics. In particular, we examine two main factors underlying […]