Archive: News

  • Prof. Kato Speaks at Urban Food Policy Forum

    Prof. Yuki Kato was among four experienced food scholars, activists, and thinkers—including Pamela Broom, Analena Hope Hassberg, and Joshua Sbicca—who have contributed to the recently published book A Recipe for Gentrification: Food, Power, and Resistance in the City (NYU Press, 2020), co-edited by Alison Hope Alkon, Yuki Kato, and Joshua Sbicca. They shared their perspectives on how gentrification uproots the urban food landscape, and what activists are doing to resist it.

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  • Prof. McCabe Speaks About his Policy Brief on Seattle’s Democracy Voucher Program

    Regarding his recent analysis of Seattle’s Democracy Voucher program, Prof. Brian McCabe and co-author Jennifer Heerwig discuss their findings at a Zoom talk hosted by the University of Washington.

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  • Prof. McCabe Completes Analysis of Seattle’s Democracy Voucher Program

    In a new policy brief on Seattle’s Democracy Voucher program, Georgetown University Prof. Brian McCabe and Stony Brook University Professor Jennifer Heerwig report on changes to the donor coalition in Seattle municipal elections.

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  • Prof. Donato Interviewed by The New York Times

    Department Chair Katharine Donato spoke in a New York Times article about the death of Libyan migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea.

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  • Profs. McCabe and Rosen Write Op-Ed for Washington Post About DC Eviction Report

    Brian McCabe and Eva Rosen’s report, “Eviction in Washington, DC: Racial and Geographic Disparities in Housing Instability”, was featured in several articles, including pieces published by the Washington City Paper and the Washington Post. Among their findings, they discussed the ease of filing evictions in the city and the small number of landlords who are responsible for a large proportion of eviction filings. Together, they wrote an Op-Ed in the Post detailing their results.

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  • Prof. Fields Appears in NPR’s Radiolab Podcast

    Prof. Corey Fields talked about the motivations of Black Republican voters in Bloc Party, an episode of National Public Radio’s Radiolab podcast (25:55-26:40).

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  • Prof. Fields Interviewed by BBC

    Prof. Corey Fields talked about the motivations of Black Republican voters in Bloc Party, an episode of National Public Radio’s Radiolab podcast (25:55-26:40).

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  • Prof. Hsu Featured in Vice Article

    Prof. Becky Hsu discussed Chinese Americans and their family communication during the pandemic in an article by Vice.

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  • Prof. McCabe Moderates Discussion with Prof. Rosen on Section 8 Voucher Program

    Prof. Brian McCabe served as a moderator of a panel featuring Dr. Eva Rosen and discussed the findings in her book, The Voucher Promise: “Section 8” and the Fate of an American Neighborhood. They took a deep dive into how the voucher program affects the lives of renters in a low-income neighborhood in Baltimore.

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  • Prof. Mahadeo Writes Op-Ed for Truthout

    Prof. Rahsaan Mahadeo, 21st Century Postdoctoral Fellow, wrote an opinion piece for Truthout about the need for sociology departments to take part in police abolition.

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