Sociology Department

Graduate Student Achievements

Conference Presentations

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(* indicates graduate student author when multiple authors)

 

American Society of Criminology

2013

  • Chris Rees, Dean Weld, Joseph Gibbons: Neighborhood Instituions and Crime: Exploring the Role of Financial Instituions and Lending
  • Colin Gruner: The New Welfare State: Reconsidering the Welfare-Crime Nexus
  • Kristen Hourigan: Identity Re-construction after Loss of a Loved One to Homicide: Victim, Survivor or Advocate
  • Sylwia Piatkowska: Homicide Rates and European Union Enlargement: An Analysis of Ten Eastern European Countries
  • Bryan Robinson, Anna Dean, Allen Wong*:The Impact of Moral Communities on County Recidivism Rates
  • Sylwia Piatkowska*, Steven Messner, Lawrence Raffalovich: Homicide Rates and European Union Enlargement: An Analysis of Ten Eastern European Countries

2012

  • Samantha Applin* & Steven Messner: Her American Dream: Bringing Gender into Institutional-Anomie Theory
  • Michael Barton: Gentrification and Crime in New York City, 1980-2010
  • Sylwia Piatkowska: Immigrants' Confidence in Police: Do Country-Level Characteristics Matter?
  • Chris Rees & Matthew Vogel: School Contexts, School Networks, and Illicit Drug Use: Specifying a Multi-Contextual Explanation of Adolescent Substance Use
  • Bryan Robinson: Religion's Institutional and Denominational Influences on Lethal Violence
  • Allen Wong: Immigration and Individual-Level Crime: Assessing Micro-Level Processes Associated with the Immigrant-Crime Link

2011

  • Michael Barton & Colin Gruner: A Durkheimian Analysis of the Gentrification-Crime Connection
  • Kristen Hourigan: When is "I'm Sorry" Enough?: How Sincerity, Form and Frequency of Apology Affect Victim Forgiveness
  • Kelly McGeever: Location, Location, Location: The Effect of Correctional Facilities on Neighborhood Housing Values
  • Jeffrey Napierala: Immigration, Surplus Labor, and Incarceration
  • Lauren Porter & Matthew Vogel: Age Structure and Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Incarceration
  • Lauren Porter: Incarceration, Health, and Health Behavior
  • Lauren Porter* & Ryan King: Paternal Incarceration and Childhood Wellbeing: Spurious or Causal Association?
  • Chris Rees: Racial Segregation and Formal Social Control
  • Bryan Robinson: Religious Homogeneity and County Homicide Rates
  • Allen Wong: Immigrant Victims: An Assessment of Associations between Contemporary Immigration in the U.S. and Criminal Victimization

 

American Sociological Association

2013

  • Elizabeth Popp Berman & Joshua McCabe*: Means, Ends, Methods, and Measures: How Economists Matter in U.S. Public Policy
  • Wendie Choudary*, Samantha Friedman, Kaya Hamer-Small*: Disability Status, Housing, and Neighborhood Quality in Metropolitan America, 2009
  • Rakkoo Chung: Global and Local: Elites and the Dynamics of Nominal Democratization in South Korea and Nigeria
  • Brandie Dingman: Toward Intersectionality of Material Culture, Social Structure and Culture: Rewriting Black History
  • Brandie Dingman: William Julius Wilson: Critiqued and Continued Relevance
  • Lei Lei* & Samantha Friedman: The Influence of Gender, Marital Status, and the Presence of Children on Locational Attainment, 2009
  • Chris Galvan: Foreign-Born Population Redistribution in the U.S: Do Metropolitan Housing Markets Matter?
  • Joseph Gibbons: Turf Wars: Racial Segregation and Territoriality in Community-Based Organizations
  • Meghan Kuebler* & Jacob Rugh: New Evidence on Racial Disparities in Homeownership in the United States from 2001-2010
  • Se Hwa Lee: Transnational Split Household Strategies, Spousal Relations and Parenting Practices of Korean Wild Geese Families
  • Muyang Li & Lei Lei: A Cross-National Comparison of Inherited and Acquired Capital's Influence on Income: China versus United States
  • Jing Li: Elite conflict, Economists and Economic Policy Research in Contemporary China
  • Muyang Li: News Media, Civil Tool and Commercial Corporation: Chinese Microblog and its Tri-identity in Triple Fields
  • Zhen Li* & Zai Liang: Gender Differences in Job Mobility and Income Growth Patterns of Rural-Urban Migrant Workers in China
  • Anne Lin: Transnational Culture Flows in East Asia—a comparative study among Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Korea
  • China Layne: The Education Premium for Employment: Is it the Same Everywhere?
  • Basak Ozgenc: Earnings Assimilation of Post-1965 Non-Hispanic White Immigrants in the United States
  • Matthias Revers: Journalistic professionalism as performance and boundary work: Source-relations at the state house
  • Matthias Revers: The Social Mediatization of Journalism: The Impact of Twitter on News Making
  • Qian Song: Comparisons of Remittances of Emigrants to the United States and Europe from Adjacent Origins of China
  • Bo Zhou: Out of Africa: New Patterns of Settlement for African Immigrants in China

2012

  • Ozgur Celenk: Contentious Nature of Turkish Nationalist Discourse: Between Secularism and Religion
  • Wendie Choudary* & Kevin Fitzpatrick: Ecology of Philanthropy: A Preliminary Examination of Community Composition and Aggregate Charitable Revenue in the United States
  • Rakkoo Chung: The Third Wave of Democratization: Consolidation of Nominal Democracy?
  • Richard Lachmann, Ian Sheinheit*, Mishel Filisha*: Heroes and Victims: Depictions of War Deaths in the United States and Israel, 1960s to 2000s
  • Kaya Hamer-Small: Differences in Health Outcomes of Foreign- and Native- Born Households in New York City
  • Meghan Kuebler: Mortgage Lending in the United States, 2000-2009. A Democratization of Credit, or Racial Inequalities Continued?
  • Meghan Kuebler: The Undercapitalization of Minority Neighborhoods: a Comparison of Mortgage Lending in the Northeast and the Midwest
  • Se Hwa Lee: Korean Wild Geese Families, A New Trend of Transnational Migration: Split Household Strategies and Gender Dynamics
  • Lei Lei & Muyang Li: Child Labor among Migrant Children in China
  • Lei Lei: Sons, Daughters, and Inter-generational Support in China
  • Jing Li: Economists and State: The Rise of a Profession in Contemporary China
  • Aaron Major & Lacy Mitchell*: Hegemonic Projects, Economic Development and the Globalization of National Defense
  • Lauren Porter: Incarceration and Stress-related Health
  • Nicholas Pagnucco: Barriers and Gateways: Boundaries, Pedagogical Worth, and Adjuncts at a Community College
  • Ian Sheinheit: Three Media Outlets: An Analysis of the 2008 Election Cycle's Political News Media Field

2011

  • Rakkoo Chung: The Third Wave of Democratization: Consolidation of Nominal Democracy?
  • Kimberly Tauches & Chris Galvan: Attitudes Towards Homosexuality in Houston: The Effects of Friendship Networks, Demographic
  • Erica Hunter: Why Marry? Heteronormativity, Sexual Citizenry, and Pathways to Marriage
  • Meghan Kuebler : Conceptualization of the Neighborhood and a Theoretical Model of Neighborhood Advantage
  • Meghan Kuebler: Does Neighborhood Racial Composition Matter When Individuals Seek Home Financing? A Pilot Study in the Northeast
  • Se Hwa Lee: Bifurcated Status of Middle-class Korean Students' Wives at Home after Migration to the US
  • Se Hwa Lee: How Do Women Increase Political Representation in the National Assembly? A Longitudinal Analysis of South Korea
  • Zhen Li: Housing and the Psychological Well-being of Rural-to-Urban Migrants in China
  • Laryssa Mykyta & Suzanne Macartney*: Economic Downturns and Doubled Up Households, 1988-2010
  • Suzanne Macartney: Neighborhood Context and Mathematic Achievement: An Analysis of Hispanic Children in Immigrant and Native-born Families
  • Sylwia Piatkowska: Immigration and Housing Outcomes: Do the Pathways to Legal Status Matter?
  • Lauren Porter & Matthew Vogel: Residential Mobility and Delinquent Peers: A Propensity Score Analysis
  • Lina Rincon: Latino Racialized Identities and Boundary Management in the American Workplace
  • Qian Song* & Samantha Friedman: Residential Segregation in Metropolitan New Destinations and Traditional Gateways: A View from the Neighborhood
  • Dan Xu: Seeking Root in the Future: Chinese Official Nationalism Revisited - A Case Study on ECFA

Population Association of America

2014

  • Scott South & Lei Lei*: Young Adults Leaving and Returning to the Parental Home: A Fresh Look
  • Qian Song* & Zai Liang: Remittance Behaviors of International Migrants in Comparative Perspective: Evidence from Rural China
  • Zoya Gubernskaya & Daniela Pila*: Sooner, Later or Never? Patterns of Naturalization of the U.S. Immigrants, 1980-2010
  • Lina Rincon: The Fruits of the "Dot Com": the Migration and Integration Processes of Colombian and Puerto Rican Software Engineers in the United States
  • Bo Zhou: Self-esteem among Migrant Children in China
  • Samantha Friedman, Kaya Hamer-Small*, Wendie Choudary*: Disability Status, Housing Tenure, and Residential Attainment in Metropolitan America, 2009
  • Kate Strully, Robert Bozick, Ying Huang*: State Immigration Enforcement Policies and Infant Health
  • Tse-Chuan Yang, Danhong Chen, Kiwoong Park*: Perceived Housing Discrimination and Self-rated Health: How Do Neighborhood Features Matter?
  • Samantha Friedman, Emily Rosenbaum, Kaya Hamer-Small*, Samuel Garrow*: Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Pediatric Asthma in the United States, 2011: Does Residential Inequality Matter?
  • Joseph Gibbons: Self-rated Health and Residential Segregation: Does Wellbeing Vary by the Predominant Racial/Ethnic Group in a Neighborhood?
  • Zai Liang & Zhen Li*: Moving Out and Moving up: New Immigrant Destinations and Wage Outcomes for Recent Low-Skilled Chinese Immigrants in the U.S.
  • Peter Brandon & Colin Gruner*: The Luxury of Time: Can Single Parents Afford to `Do Gender'?
  • Nancy Denton & Nicole D'Anna: "Who Lives with Me?" A Child's View of Changes in Household Composition
  • Michele Steinmetz, Heather King, Barbara A. Anderson, J. Gregory Robinson, Wendie Choudary* : Evaluating Fluctuations in National Sex Ratios in Selected Countries: 1960'S - 2012

2013

  • Chris Galvan: New Destination Labor Markets: The Effects of Metropolitan Labor Markets on the Changing Geography of Immigrant Settlement
  • Samantha Friedman & Joseph Gibbons*: Declining Segregation through the Lens of Neighborhood Quality: Does Middle-Class Status Bring Equality?
  • Nancy Denton, Hui-shien Taso, Jin-Wook Lee, Ruby Wang, Jeffrey Napierala*: It's the Data We Have: What Can We Learn from 5-Year ACS Data about Segregation and Neighborhoods Given the Margins of Error?
  • Qian Song* & Zai Liang: Internal Migration in the Context of High Emigration in Fujian, China: Building the Linkage, and Reaching beyond Community Development
  • Zai Liang & Qian Song*: From the Culture of Migration to the Culture of Remittances: Evidence from Immigrant-Sending Communities in China
  • Joseph Gibbons: Community-Based Human Service Organization Coverage of Immigrants in New York City
  • Samantha Friedman & Samuel Garrow: Race, Gender, and Residence: The Influence of Family Structure and Children on Residential Segregation
  • Chris Galvan: Legal Determinants of Foreign-Born Population Growth in the Metropolitan U.S.

2012

  • Chris Galvan: New Destination Housing Markets: The Effects of Metropolitan Housing Markets on the Changing Geography of Immigrant Settlement
  • Lauren Porter* & Ryan King: A New Look at Paternal Incarceration and Delinquency
  • Zai Liang & Jiejin Li*: From Chinatown to Every Town: New Patterns of Employment and Settlement for Recent Chinese
  • Matthew Vogel & Lauren Porter: Age Structure and Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Incarceration
  • Samantha Friedman, Mary Fischer, Hui-shien Taso, Samuel Garrow*, Michael Barton*: Housing Tenure and Residential Segregation in Metropolitan America, 1980-2010
  • Jiejin Li* & Zai Liang: The Effect of Migratory Behavior on Fertility in Fujian, China

2011

  • Jeremy Pais*, Scott South, Kyle Crowder: Metropolitan Influences on Migration between Poor and Nonpoor Neighborhoods
  • Zhen Li: Chinese rural migrants' self-rated health: an empirical evaluation of the effects of health care access and working regime
  • Kate Strully & Matthew Vogel*: Local Sex Ratios and Concurrent Sexual Partnerships in the U.S.
  • Yue Zhuo: Objective and Subjective Social Distance to Migrants in Urban China

 

Eastern Sociological Society

2014

  • Ozgur Celenk: The Transformation of Political Islam in Turkey: Reconstructing the Islamic Narratives of the 'West'
  • Ian Sheinheit* & Cynthia Bogard: Political Gaffes and the Emergence of an Integrated Media World
  • Gowoon Jung: Fathering Transition in the Transnational Family : Theoretical Framework and Reviews
  • Meghan Kuebler: Racial - ethnic change, gentrification and mortgage outcomes: New evidence of racial - ethnic disparities and conditions that reduce them
  • Haoyue Li: Media Narrative of air pollution in Chinese official news coverage
  • Lina Rincon: The Fruits of the "Dot Com": The Migration and Integration Processes of Colombian and Puerto Rican

2013

  • Wendie Choudary*, Samantha Friedman, Kaya Hamer-Small*: Visible and Invisible Disabilities and Housing and Neighborhood Outcomes, 2009: Does Disability Status and Type Matter?
  • Sylwia Piatkowska: Economic Conditions, Democracy and Hate Crime: An International Perspective
  • Joshua McCabe: The Fiscalization of Social Policy: Tax Expenditures and the Transformation of Cultural Categories of Worth in Three Liberal Welfare Regimes
  • Ying Huang: Food Insecurity, Immigration Status, and Emotional Wellbeing of Infant and Toddler's
  • Ozgur Celenk: Islamic Feminism in Turkey: The Case of 'Capital City Women's Platform' (BKP)
  • Haoyue Li: Locating media globalization in China: analyzing the discursive construction of places in the social networking website
  • Michelle Barton: Parental Status, Spousal Behaviors and Marital Satisfaction
  • Eun-Jung (Emmy) Jin: Under the Lenses of the Model Minority Myth: Asians' Attitudes Toward Affirmative Action
  • Zhifan Luo: Authoritarian Power and Bureaucratic Power: A case study of the state's monitoring capacity in contemporary China
  • Ian Sheinheit: A Subjective Force: Performative innovation and impact of left leaning political blogs
  • Andrew Horvitz: Political Influence in a Mediated World - Political Entertainers and Revisiting the Echo Chamber
  • Joseph Gibbons: The Local Manifestation of Community-Based Organization Fields in Newark and Jersey City: Does Racial Segregation in Cities have a Mediating Role?
  • David Zacuto: The American Zombie as Myth and Discourse
  • Daniela Pila: "I'm not good enough for anyone": Legal Status's Impact on Undocumented Dating
  • Qian Song: International Migration and Educational Outcomes: an Effort to Link International Migration and Internal Migration
  • Emily Pain: Family Context and Adolescent Sex with Strangers
  • Kristen Hourigan: Exploring Victims' Accounts of Forgiveness/Non-forgiveness after Violent Victimization
  • Claire Nicolas: Condom Use among Married couples throught Urban and Rural India

2012

  • Se Hwa Lee: Gender Dynamics of Transnational Migrant Families: Korean Wild Geese Families
  • Maegan Morin: Masculinity in the Female Breadwinner Household:Preliminary Interviews
  • Wendie Choudary: Ecology of Philanthropy: Community Composition, Health, and Aggregate Charitable Giving In the United States
  • Joseph Gibbons: 'A Tale of Two Cities' Community Based Organization Growth in the Face of Neighborhood Segregation or Diversity in Newark and Jersey City, 1990-2009
  • Samantha Friedman, Mary Fischer, Hui-shien Taso, Samuel Garrow*, Michael Barton*: Housing Tenure and Residential Segregation in Metropolitan America, 1980-2010
  • Samantha Friedman & Samuel Garrow*: Race/Ethnicity, Family Structure, and Residential Segregation in Metropolitan America, 2010
  • Reese Kelly: Trans/gender Sexualities: (Re)Defining the Boundaries of Sexual Identity
  • Lei Lei: The working homelessness: who are more likely to be employed?
  • Kristen Hourigan: More than just an apology: How offender acceptance of responsibility and emotional expressiveness affect victim forgiveness
  • Basak Ozgenc: Automatic Pass: Post-1965 White Immigrant Assimilation in the United States
  • Allison Houston* & Russel Ward: Exploring Variations in Religiosity, Aging and Health among older Black and White Americans
  • Ozgur Celenk: Between Secular Nationalism and Islamism: the Emergence of Islamic Feminism in Turkey
  • Nicholas Pagnucco: Of Light-Bulbs and Advancement: Forms of Academic Worth and their Use Regarding Part-Time Faculty
  • Ian Sheinheit: Pluralistic gatekeeping: An analysis of the 2008 election cycle's political news media
  • Nicole D'Anna: Poverty and Rates of Public Assistance Use in Upstate New York
  • Andrew Horvitz: Para-Political Actors and the Political Public Sphere

2011

  • David Wagner, Steven Messner, Lauren Porter*: Group Reactions to Status Deviance
  • Nicole D'Anna: No Way Out: An Intersectional Overview of Blocked Opportunities for Women on Welfare
  • Rakkoo Chung & Se Hwa Lee: Spuriousness of Gender Paradox in Job Satisfaction: Using General Social Survey (GSS) 2002
  • Angie Chung & Lina Rincon*: Lost in Translation: Towards a Liminal Approach to Marginality
  • Brian McKernan*, Sebastian Moser, Matthias Revers*, Ian Sheinheit*: Morally Polluted or Purified Auteur: A comparative analysis of international media coverage regarding the Roman Polanski extradition case
  • Kelly McGeever: NIMBY and the City of Brotherly Love: The Spatial Placement of Group Quarters Population in Philadelphia
  • Lina Rincon: Cultures of Migration: A Cultural Sociology Intervention in Migration Studies
  • Brandie Dingman: Intersectional Pedagogy Roadmap: Teaching that Connects Homophobia, Racism, and Sexism as Syndicated Systems of Oppression
  • Michelle Zagura: Why Do Kids Matter?: Examining the Role of Spousal Behaviors in Predicting Marital Satisfaction For Parents and Childless Individuals
  • Qian Song: Why Do Kids Matter?: Examining the Role of Spousal Behaviors in Predicting Marital Satisfaction For Parents and Childless Individuals
  • Se Hwa Lee: Bifurcated Gender Relations at Home after Migration Depending on Legal Status: Korean International Graduate Students‟ Wives
  • Meghan Kuebler: Does Racial Composition of Neighborhoods Matter When Individuals Seek Home Financing? A Pilot Study in Upstate New York
  • Samantha Friedman & Joe Gibbons*: Money Down, From Where? Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Homebuying Process, 2009
  • Joshua McCabe* & Brian Pitt: The Austrian School of Sociology: Old Ideas in Economics and New Research Opportunities in Sociology
  • Nicholas Pagnucco: The Justification of Adjuncts: Academic Worth and Economic Value in American Higher Education
  • Jessica Singer & Samantha Applin: Intersectionality and General Strain Theory: Gender, Race and Crime
  • Andrew Horvitz: Feedback in the Public Sphere: Limbaugh and the 'Mainstream' Media
  • Cassandra Carter: All the Single Ladies: An Analysis of Black Single Women
  • Tianyue Ma: A Comparative Research on High Technology Innovation in Taiwan and Mainland China
  • Jing Li: Institutional Legacies, Multiple Rights Claims and the Formation of Market Logics in Domestic Property
  • Shiho Sawai: Intersecting Marginality: Indonesian Female Domestic Workers' Writing Group in Hong Kong
  • Sylwia Piatkowska: Immigration and Housing Outcomes: Do Pathways to Legal Status affect Homeownership?
  • Chris Galvan: New Destinations Revisited: Explaining the Changing Geography of Immigrant Settlement
  • Meghan Kuebler: The Trajectory of Credit in the United States: From Credit Rationing to the Democratization of Credit
  • Reese Kelly: Trans/gender Bodies Communicating Identity and Desire
  • Paul Knudson: Determinants of Support for Transit Expansion and Downtown Redevelopment: Evidence from Houston, Texas
  • Kristen Hourigan: The Portrayal of Families in Contemporary Children's Literature
  • Megan Rolfe & Nicole LaMarre: Don't Waste the Pretty: Buying into Oppression and Relationship Advice
  • Aaron Major & Lacy Mitchell*: Arms for the world: the global structure of American defense procurement
  • Rakkoo Chung: Neoliberalization in East Asia: Strong Government or Nominal Democracy