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Congratulations to both Erin Leahey and Robin Stryker, who have each been awarded with a Collaboration and Innovation Grant from the UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry!

Post date: Wed, 04/24/2013 - 21:09

Congratulations to Katrina Running, who recently accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Sociology in the department of Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice at Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho.

Post date: Mon, 04/22/2013 - 12:31

A recent report based on data from the Migrant Border Crossing Study reveals important trends and issues related to border-crossing and imigration enforcement. "In the Shadow of the Wall: Family Seperation, Immigration Enforcement, and Security" was  co-authored by Dan Martinez, Jeremy Slack (UA School of Geography and Development), Scott... Read more

Post date: Thu, 04/18/2013 - 11:23

Professor Ronald Breiger was a co-author of a paper recently published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

UANews recently published a story on the article, which examines social networks of the pre-Hispanic southwest.

The research is lead by Barbara Mills of the UA Anthropology... Read more

Post date: Tue, 04/02/2013 - 13:55

Congratulations to Brian Mayer, who recently received a $53,000 administrative supplement from the National Institutes of Environmental Health Science for his existing grant, “A Community Based Assessment of Social Vulnerability and Resiliency,” that will expand his analysis of the role of social networks in community recovery from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. The funds... Read more

Post date: Thu, 03/21/2013 - 16:37

UANews recently published a story about the book "Labor, Economy, and Society," recently published by Jeff Sallaz.

Dr. Sallaz's book is available on

Post date: Tue, 03/19/2013 - 17:29

Congratulations to Linda Molm, David Melamed, and Monica Whitam, who's article, "Behavioral Consequences of Embeddedness: Effects of the Underlying Forms of Exchange," was recently published in the March 2013 issue of Social Psychology Quarterly.

Post date: Tue, 03/19/2013 - 16:49

Congratulations to Daniel Martinez and Jeremy Slack (from the School of Geography and Development). Their article, "What part of ‘illegal’ don't you understand? The social consequences of criminalizing unauthorized Mexican migrants in the United States," was recently accepted for publication in Social & Legal Studies.

Post date: Tue, 03/12/2013 - 15:28

Congratulations to Cindy Cain, UA doctoral candidate, who has accepted a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Minnesota, Health Policy and Management Division of the School of Public Health for Fall 2013.

Post date: Tue, 03/05/2013 - 20:55

Louise Roth is the PI on a research team that raised $3,000 on to fund the Maternity Support Survey. The survey asks doulas, childbirth educators, and labor and delivery nurses from the United States and Canada about their knowledge and attitudes toward current childbirth practices, technologies and support. It is the first study to explore three different, but related, occupations in terms of their approach to maternal support and care.... Read more

Post date: Wed, 02/06/2013 - 10:35