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Sociology

  

From Our Eyes: My Chapman Research Experience

August 30, 2021 by | News

I’m Elizabeth La Scalza, a recent Chapman alumna and Sociology major. I wanted to share my experience being an undergraduate research assistant during my time at Chapman. I’ve always had an interest in the social sciences, activism, and policymaking, I minored in Political Science and Environmental Studies, and this gave me the opportunity to fulfill

Mapping Environmental Injustice: Wilkinson Student Takes First Place

August 19, 2021 by | News

Recent graduate, Mallory Warhurst (’21) was awarded first place in the Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) Spatial Thinking Student Competition in the communication category with her story map, A Hostile Long Beach. The Political Science and Environmental Science & Policy double-major came up with the idea for her project in Spring 2020, just as students

Faculty Book News Four Dead in Ohio: The Global Legacy of Youth Activism

July 20, 2021 by Talisa Flores | News

Recently, the Emerald series Research in Social Movements, Conflicts, and Change (RSMCC) of which Dr. Lisa Leitz (Peace Studies and Sociology) is the editor in chief, released a new book titled Four Dead in Ohio: The Global Legacy of Youth Activism. Although the coronavirus pandemic canceled most of the 50th anniversary events commemorating the National

Faculty Books: Victoria Carty on the Worldwide Immigration Crisis 

January 20, 2021 by | News

  Dr. Victoria Carty, Associate Professor of Sociology in Wilkinson College, explores recent world-wide migrations, the rise of nativism and white supremacy, and the important role of social movements in her most recent book, “The Immigration Crisis in Europe and the U.S.-Mexico Border in the Era of Heightened Nativism.” . The Voice of Wilkinson sat

Sociology Professor Dr. Pete Simi Awarded Grant for Counterterrorism Research How can we support families to more effectively identify and counter warning signs for white supremacist extremism?

September 8, 2020 by | News

“For too long we have ignored the problem of white supremacist extremism which has allowed this problem to grow and fester.” said Dr. Pete Simi, Associate Professor of Sociology. “Now, we are facing on and offline recruitment occurring across a wide range of social media platforms and youth subcultures with increased sophistication sometimes relying on

Chapman Student Combines Research, Activism to Combat Racism in Local Schools With faculty mentorship, Marisa Quezada ’22 informs activism with data.

September 8, 2020 by | News

Marisa Quezada ’22 was scrolling through her Instagram feed when a post about racism in her community’s schools caught her eye. It was a survey asking community members to share their stories about racism on Capistrano Unified School District (CUSD) campuses. Quezada, who grew up in the district, didn’t think twice before submitting her own

Faculty Books: The Kingdom By Dr. Earl Babbie

September 3, 2020 by Talisa Flores | News

Dr. Earl Babbie, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, has always had the answer when research methods are in question but for the first time in his career he has undertaken a new challenge that has, in his words, “no real answer”. After years of writing college textbooks, with more than a million copies in print, his

Career Corner Meet Alumna Alana Routé, Clinic Operations Manager at Scripps Health

June 22, 2020 by Erin Berthon | News

I recently sat down to talk with Dr. Alana Routé (’07) about her career journey. During our conversation, I recognized the importance of sharing her story and words of encouragement with Wilkinson students. It is also important to emphasize, as a career advisor, all the different options you have available to you with a social

What exactly makes Disneyland the “Happiest Place on Earth”? Dr. Takaragawa Takes an Anthropological Look at Disneyland

October 14, 2019 by Ashley Lee | News

The first faculty lecture at the Town and Gown Lunch at the Forum for Fall 2019 featured Dr. Stephanie Takaragawa’s (Sociology) anthropological research at Disneyland. For over ten years she has taught an interterm class titled “Anthropology of Space and Place,” which uses anthropological theories and methods to critically examine the culture of Disneyland. Dr.

2019 Annual Henley Social Sciences Awards Ceremony

May 10, 2019 by | News

Earlier this week students were honored at the 2019 Annual Henley Social Sciences Awards Ceremony. Below is a list of the Wilkinson College winners. Congratulations to everyone! (Click here to see some pictures) History Departmental Honors Griffee Albaugh Jake Naturman John Giammona Wilber History Outstanding Student Award Griffee Albaugh Lee Estes Best Conference Paper Award

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