Department of Sociology

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Recent Faculty Research

Perez-Felkner, Lara, Melanie Jones Gast, and Sarah Ovink. 2022. “Liberating our Writing: Critical Narratives and Systemic Changes in Education and the Social Sciences.”Multicultural Perspectives. 24:162-169. 

Lanphier, Tonya Scott and Robert M. Carini2022.  "A Process Evaluation of a Learning Community Program: Implemented as Designed?" Education Sciences 12, no. 1: 60. 

Ganote, Cynthia, Tasha Souza, and Floyd Cheung. "Pedagogies of Microresistance for Equity and Social Justice," in Equity and Inclusion in Higher Education:  Strategies for Teaching (ed. Kumar and Refaei). 

Gast, Melanie Jones, James. S. Chisholm, Yohimar Sivira. 2022 “Racialization of 'ESL Students' in a Diverse School and Multilingual Latina/o Peer Mentors.” Race Ethnicity and Education

Chisholm, James S., Melanie Jones Gast, & Ashley L. Arnold. 2022. “Culturally Responsive Caring and Emergent Tensions in a Bilingual Mentoring Program in a Diverse School” in Care-Based Methodologies: Reimagining Qualitative Research with Youth in US Schools, edited by V. Vasudevan, N. Gross, P. Nagarajan, & K. Clonan-Roy. New York, NY: Bloomsbury.  

Gast, Melanie Jones, Dina G. Okamoto, and *Jack Allen. 2022. “Belonging and Vulnerability in San Francisco: Undocumented Latinx Parents and Local Claims-Making” in Latinx Belonging: Community-Building and Resilience in the United States, edited by Natalia Deeb-Sossa and Jennifer Mendez. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press. 

 

 

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Meet Dr. Jasmine Whiteside

 

 

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Meet grad student, Jon Ellis 

 

 

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Watch PhD alum, Dr. Heidi Williams' TED talk here



 

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Sociology

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