Race, Ethnicity and Immigration

Contemporary Studies of Race & Ethnicity (SOC 321)

The Contemporary Studies of Race & Ethnicity (CSRE) workshop's purpose is to provide a forum to disseminate knowledge and facilitate dialogue among graduate students, faculty, and visiting scholars working on or interested in research about contemporary studies related to race & ethnicity. Though the Sociology department hosts the workshop, we seek to bring scholars together across disciplines to explore topics such as ethno-racial hierarchies, racial attitudes, and intergroup relations, as well as the role of race in institutions, politics, and everyday life. The workshop will Read more about Contemporary Studies of Race & Ethnicity (SOC 321)

2017 Apr 04

Deborah Minjee Kang: Immigration Policy in Emerging Migrant-Recipient Countries: The Case of South Korea and Leslie Wang: Being a Satellite Baby: Chinese American Experiences of Transnational Parent-Child Separation

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

William James Hall 450

Migration and Immigrant Incorporation Workshop presentation by Deborah Minjee Kang, Graduate Student at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University and Leslie Wang, Assistant Professor of Sociology at University of Massachusetts-Boston.

Police Violence and Citizen Crime Reporting in the Black Community

October 11, 2016

In a new study, published in the current issue of the American Sociological Review, I investigate how publicized cases of police violence against unarmed black men — most prominently the 2004 beating of Frank Jude by white police officers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin — affected 911 calls in Milwaukee. Coauthored with fellow sociologists Andrew Papachristos (of Yale) and David S. Kirk (of Oxford), Read more about Police Violence and Citizen Crime Reporting in the Black Community

2016 Oct 21

Justin Gest: The New Minority: White Working Class Politics in an Age of Immigration and Inequality

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Center for European Studies (CES) 27 Kirkland Street, Hoffman Room

Seminar on Exclusion and Inclusion in Europe presentation by Justin Gest, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, George Mason University’s School of Policy, Government and International Affairs


Once at the middle of British and American societies, today white working class people have drifted to the margins and are transforming their countries’ politics. How did this happen? And what could possibly lead a group with such enduring numerical power to, in many instances, Read more about Justin Gest: The New Minority: White Working Class Politics in an Age of Immigration and Inequality

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