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Final schedule

Program Schedule – Friday, November 9, 2018
Registration: 8:00am-5:00pm, Courtyard outside the Ho-O-Kan room
Meeting Rooms Mediterranean Terrace Renaissance Salon A Renaissance Salon B Ho-O-Kan Santa Barbara Dignitaries Parlor
Session 1

9:00am-10:30am

 

1A

Labor, Exploitation, & Working Class Resistance

 

1B

Undergraduate Research

 

1C

Ethnic Identity, Resilience, and Resistance

 

1D

Teaching in Higher Education and Social Change

1E

Policing Citizenship along the U.S.-Mexico Border

 

1F

Sexual Harassment and Political Activism

 

Session 2

10:45am-12:15pm

2A

Pedagogy: Research and Practice for Sociology

 

2B

Global Social Change 1

2C

Student Research Session

 

2D

Graduate Student Roundtable: Research on Social Organization

2E

Indigenous Peoples: Historical Perspectives

 

2F

Community College Roundtable

 

Lunch Break: 12:15pm-1:30pm
Session 3

1:30-3:00pm

 

3A

Life in the Balance: Adjuncts, Inequality, & Social Justice

3B

Race Matters

(Graduate Student Session)

 

3C

Undergraduate Research and Social Change

 

3D

Immigrant Inclusion and Exclusion in the U.S.

3E

Social Science and Globalization

3F

Sociological Potpourri I

Session 4

3:15-4:45pm

4A

Religion and Society

4B

Deviant Subcultures

4C

Current Issues in Latino Research

4D

Community and Identity

4E

Research Poster Session

 

4F

Social Movements

5:00-8:00pm—Spanish Art Gallery

Plenary Session: Student Awards, Keynote Address, Reception Buffet

                                                       

FRIDAY, November 9, 2018
Session 1
9:00 AM-10:30 AM

Session 1A: Labor, Exploitation, And Working Class Resistance (Mediterranean Terrace)
Organizer and Presider: Ellen Reese, University of California, Riverside, ellen.reese@ucr.edu
*Mirella Deniz-Zaragoza, Evelyn Pruneda, and Ellen Reese, UC Riverside, Latina Farmworking Women in Two California Valleys in the Age of Trump: An Intersectional Perspective, eprun002@ucr.edu
*Victoria Loy and Moshoula Capous-Desyllas, CSU Northridge, Understanding the Intersections of Stigma Experienced by Transgender Sex Workers, victoria.loy.41@my.csun.edu
*Alonzo Ackerman, UC Los Angeles, Lessons of Resistance: The Political and Social Origins of Dissident Trade Unions in Chiapas, Mexico, rackerman@ucla.edu
*Ardcha Premruedeelert, UC Riverside, The Impact of Political Regime Changes on the Development of
Thai Labor Movement Between 1991 and 2018, aprem001@ucr.edu
Discussant: Ellen Reese, UC Riverside, ellen.reese@ucr.edu

Session 1B: Undergraduate Research (Renaissance Salon A)
Organizer and Presider: Alicia M. Gonzales, CSU San Marcos, amgonzal@csusm.edu
*Laura Dauksaite, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania, Transition to Adulthood: Leaving the
Parental Home in the Last Soviet and the First Post-Soviet Generations, laura.dauksaite@hotmail.com
*Odalis Perez, California State University, Long Beach, Gender Specific Latinx Labor Niches: Male Truck Drivers, odalis.perezanleu@student.csulb.edu
*Matt Pearson, Western Washington University, Classifying Homosexuality Via White Supremacists, pearso4@wwu.edu
*Raquel Munoz, California State University, San Marcos, Life in the Shelter: Stigmas and Myths Associated with the Homeless Community, munoz076@cougars.csusm.edu
Discussant: Alicia M. Gonzales, California State University, San Marcos, amgonzal@csusm.edu

Session 1C: Ethnic Identity, Resilience, And Resistance (Renaissance Salon B)
Organizer and Presider: Edwin Lopez, California State University, Fullerton, edwlopez@fullerton.edu
*Liam J. Leonard, Northern Arizona University, Environmental Justice Protests in the US and Ireland,
liam_leonard@yahoo.com
*Martha Lucero Contreras, California State University, Fullerton, Space, Place and Emerging Identities in Huntington Park, CA, macontreras@fullerton.edu
*Odalys Bravo, California State University, Fullerton, Ain’T I Chicana? An Examination into Student Identity in Higher Education, obravo95@csu.fullerton.edu
*Ruth Cálcanas, California State University, Fullerton, A Question of Ethnic Authenticity and a Divergent
Latinidad: An Analysis of Race, Ethnicity, and Identity Among Panethnic Latinas/os, ruth.calcanas@gmail.com
*Thuận Nguyễn, California State University, Fullerton, How Gay Vietnamese American Men Experience and Respond to Racism, thuan.nguyen106@csu.fullerton.edu
Discussant: Edwin Lopez, California State University, Fullerton, edwlopez@fullerton.edu

Session 1D: Teaching in Higher Education and Social Change (Ho-O-Kan)
Organizer and Presider: Corina Diaz, Cerritos College, cediaz@cerritos.edu
*Bobbi-Lee Smart, Cerritos College, Experiences of Adjunct Faculty: Social Justice in Higher Education,
bsmart@cerritos.edu
*Rebekah Villafana, College of The Canyons, Faculty of Color Retention in Higher Education & Why I Filed a Discrimination and Retaliation Claim with EEOC, rebekah.villafana@gmail.com
*Victoria Alexander, University of Southern California, Mixed Methods – Multiracial Student Identity Development and Institutional Support, victorialynnalexander@gmail.com

Session 1E: Policing Citizenship along the U.S.-Mexico Border (Santa Barbara)
Organizer and Presider: Heidy Sarabia, CSU Sacramento, and Kendy Rivera, UCLA, heidy.sarabia@csus.edu; riverak@ucla.edu
*Alex Carballar Quirasco, CSU Long Beach, The Crisis of Haitian Migrants Through a Transnational and Comparative Perspective, alejandro.carballarquirasco@student.csulb.edu
*Estefanía Castañeda Pérez, UC Los Angeles, Defining Normal: Normalization of State Violence at the U.S.-Mexico Land Ports of Entry, e.cstneda@gmail.com
*Iris Ramirez, UC Los Angeles, Refugees Seeking Asylum: A Study on Unaccompanied Minors from Central America, imr62004@gmail.com
*Kendy Rivera Cárdenas, UC Los Angeles, Transfronteriza/os: Cross-Border Residents or Transnational Immigrants?, riverak@ucla.edu
*Heidy Sarabia and Maria Vargas, CSU Sacramento, Broken Bodies, Broken Selves: Policing and Punishment Along the U.S.-Mexico Border, heidy.sarabia@csus.edu; vargas@csus.edu
Discussant: Nancy Huante-Tzintzun, CSU Sacramento, nancy.huante@csus.edu

Session 1F: Sexual Harassment and Political Activism (Dignitaries Parlor)
Organizer and Presider: Edward J. Clarke, Vanguard University, eclarke@vanguard.edu
*Priscilla Ziegler, Vanguard University, Political Engagement Among College Students, priscilla.ziegler@vanguard.edu
*Natalia Turnblad, Vanguard University, College Students’ Views of Sexual Harassment, natalia.turnblad@vanaguard.edu
*Rebecca Nicholson, Valka-Mir Human Security, Executive Sexism: How Men Treat Women at the Highest Levels, Why the Law Does Not Protect Them, and What Should Change, dr.rinicholson@icloud.com

Session 2
10:45 AM-12:15 PM

Session 2A: Pedagogy: Research and Practice for Sociology (Mediterranean Terrace)
Organizer and Presider: Anne Marenco, College of The Canyons, anne.marenco@canyons.edu
*Sean Martin Cranley, Antelope Valley College, Research: Teaching Biological Anthropology with Sociological Psychology Theories Inside California State Prison, Los Angeles County, scranley@avc.edu
*Brandon Harris, College of The Canyons, Research: How Experiential Learning is Helping Turn Today’s Students into Tomorrow’s Professionals, Brandon.harris@canyons.edu
*Del Bharath, Independent Researcher, Research: Beyond Shameless: How Current Television Can Help Teach Students About Gentrification, dbharath@unomaha.edu
*Robert Wonser, College of The Canyons, Practice: Applying Intersectionality Using Dice, robert.wonser@canyons.edu
*Anne Marenco, College of The Canyons, Practice: A Semester-Length Hands-On Family Project, anne.marenco@canyons.edu

Session 2B: Global Social Change I (Renaissance Salon A)
Organizer: Chris Chase-Dunn; Presider: E.N. Anderson, UC Riverside, chriscd@ucr.edu
*Sandor Nagy, UC Riverside, Global Swings of the Political Spectrum, snagy001@ucr.edu
*Armond Hardwick, UC Riverside, Logic of The Modern, ahard005@ucr.edu
*E.N. Anderson, UC Riverside, Authoritarianism, Neo-Fascism and Globalization, gene@ucr.edu
*Manjing Gao, C. Chase-Dunn, Hiroko Inoue, Levin Welch and Emilia Fillipini, UC Riverside, Comparing World-Systems, mgao009@ucr.edu

Session 2C: Student Research Session (Renaissance Salon B)
Organizer and Presider: Hernan Ramirez, College of the Canyons, hernan.ramirez@canyons.edu
*Hannah Magnum, California State University, Northridge, Social Media Competency and Experiences of Social Service Providers Working with At-Risk Youth in the Foster Care System, hannah.magnum.460@my.csun.edu
*Thom Bayer, College of the Canyons, Show Caves: Shedding Light on the Axis of Purity and Accessibility, hmbayer@my.canyons.edu
*Rosa Carrillo, College of the Canyons; Alma Chavez, Daniel Murillo, and Emily Quinones, CSU Northridge, How Does Depression Negatively Affect College Students?, recarrillo@my.canyons.edu;
Discussant: Hernan Ramirez, College of the Canyons, hernan.ramirez@canyons.edu

Session 2D: Graduate Student Roundtable: Research on Social Organization (Ho-O-Kan)
Organizer and Presider: Jeb Middlebrook, California State University, Dominguez Hills, jmiddlebrook@csudh.edu
*Jamilah Mcdowell, California State University, Dominguez Hills, What is the Relationship Between Prison Institutions and Mental Health Institutions?, jmcdowell2@toromail.csudh.edu
*Steven Sheppard, California State University, Dominguez Hills, What Are the Comparisons, if Any, Between Mobility in the Social Organization of the Reservation System and the Social Organization of Ghettos in the United States?, ssheppard2@toromail.csudh.edu
*Lindsay Swain, California State University, Dominguez Hills, LGBTQ Youth of Color and Their Relationship to the California Public School System, lswain5@toromail.csudh.edu
*Christopher Johnson, California State University, Dominguez Hills, What is the Relationship Between Capitalism and the Social Organization of Education?, cjohnson373@toromail.csudh.edu
*Hawk Mcfadzen, California State University, Dominguez Hills, What Is Philanthrocapitalist Influence on the Corporate University? What Does Embodied Resistance to This Model Look Like and What Informs This Resistance?, ahawkmcfadzen1@toromail.csudh.edu

Session 2E: Indigenous Peoples: Historical Perspectives (Santa Barbara)
Organizer and Presider: Levin E. Welch, University of California, Riverside, lwelc004@ucr.edu
*James V. Fenelon, California State University, San Bernardino, Genocide, Settler Colonization, Indigenous Survivance and the State, jfenelon@csusb.edu
*Michael P. Perez, California State University, Fullerton, Diasporic Chamoru (Chamorro) Indigeneity: Cultural Renaissance, Political Status, and Academic Trajectories, mperez@fullerton.edu
*Yvonne Sherwood, University of California, Santa Cruz, Land, Body, and Oil: A Settler Colonial Analysis of The Double Bind of Vawa and Oil Development, ysherwoo@ucsc.edu

Session 2F: Community College Roundtable (Dignitaries Parlor)
Organizer and Presider: Thea Alvarado, Pasadena City College, and Tonmar Johnson, Solano Community College, tsweoalvarado@gmail; Tonmar.Johnson@solano.edu

Lunch Break–12:15 PM-1:30 PM

Session 3

1:30 PM -3:00pm

Session 3A: Life in the Balance: Adjuncts, Inequality, & Social Justice (Mediterranean Terrace)
Organizer and Presider: Marie Nubia-Feliciano, Chapman University, nubiafel@chapman.edu
*Marie Nubia-Feliciano, Chapman University, What About Us? Adjunct Faculty on College Campuses, menubia@gmail.com
*Natalie Barnes, Colorado State University, Academic Chalking for Campus Equity, Natalie.Barnes@ColoState.edu

Session 3B: Race Matters (Graduate Student Session) (Renaissance Salon A)
Organizer and Presider: Alicia M. Gonzales, CSU San Marcos, amgonzal@csusm.edu
*Jose Luis Olvera, San Diego State University, Educational Inequalities Amongst Hispanic Students in North San Diego County, jolvera0068@sdsu.edu
*Vy Le And Maraky Alemseged, California State University, Northridge, Images of Ethno-Racial Identity: The Voices Of 1.5 & 2Nd Generation Habesh American Immigrants, vy.le.71@my.csun.edu
*Semassa Kpatinvo Boko, University of California, Irvine, Black Sociology: Dubois, Black Study, and the Rearticulation of a Critical Sociology, sboko@uci.edu
*Roberto Rivera, University of California, Riverside, Hurricanes Maria and Florence: Race Matters in Hurricane Responses, rrive011@ucr.edu
Discussant: Alicia M. Gonzales, California State University, San Marcos, amgonzal@csusm.edu

Session 3C: Undergraduate Research and Social Change (Renaissance Salon B)
Organizer and Presider: Corina Diaz, Cerritos College, cediaz@cerritos.edu
*Maria Frausto, Rio Hondo College, Social Analysis: Thirty Years of Immigration Policies in the United States, maria.frausto1786@my.riohondo.edu
*Javier Mendoza, Rio Hondo College, Law, Policies, and Criminal Prosecution in the United States: Human Rights Violations Against Central American, and Mexican Undocumented People Detained at the U.S. Border, javier.mendoza3053@myriohondo.edu
*Vanessa Delgado, Rio Hondo College, Evaluating the Experiences of Detained Undocumented Immigrants from Mexico and Central America, vanessa.delgado2464@my.riohondo.edu

Session 3D: Immigrant Inclusion and Exclusion in the U.S. (Ho-O-Kan)
Organizer and Presider: Heidy Sarabia, CSU Sacramento, heidy.sarabia@csus.edu
*Manuel Barajas, Elvia Ramirez, and Heidy Sarabia, CSU Sacramento, Removals of Mexican-Origin People in the U.S. Nation and Higher Education: An Intersectionality Analysis Contextualized in Coloniality, barajasm@csus.edu
*Daniela Carreon, Salvador Cruz, Celeste Espindola, Carolina Lopez, Laura Martinez, and Brenda Segura, CSU San Marcos, Understanding the Work of Educators at the Forefront of Supporting Undocumented Students, carre013@cougars.csusm.edu
*Gilberto Lopez, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Gender and Migration Stressors in a Binational Mixteco Migrant Community, l.gilberto@gmail.com
*Joanna Perez, CSU Dominguez Hills, Undocumented College Students Building a Sense of Belonging Through a Campus Community Framework, joperez@csudh.edu
*Blanca Ramirez, USC, Tu Padre Siempre Sera Tu Padre: The Aftermath of Immigration Enforcement on Immigrant Family Life, baramire@usc.edu

Session 3E: Social Science and Globalization (Santa Barbara)
Organizer and Presider: José A. Muñoz, CSU San Bernardino, munoz@csusb.edu
*Gregory Gallegos, CSUSB, Incarceration of the Spouse: How Does Incarceration Effect the Marriage and the Family?, 005783384@coyote.csusb.edu
*Benjamin Shultz, CSUSB, Neozapatismo: Contra Neoliberalism, pk.bos95@gmail.com
*Athahn Steinback, CSUSB, Perceptions of Alienation in White America: A Fractured View, 005259835@coyote.csusb.edu
Discussant: José Collazo, CSUSB, jose.collazo@csusb.edu

Session 3F: Sociological Potpourri I (Dignitaries Parlor)
Organizer and Presider: Elvia Ramirez, CSU Sacramento, eramirez@csus.edu
*Alisha Jones, California State University, Sacramento, Effects of Skin Color on Self-Concept: A Study of African American and Caribbean Black Youth, Alishaj52@gmail.com
*Nicole Balbuena, University of California, Irvine, Undocumented Victims of Intimate Partner Violence: Access to Domestic Violence Resources, nbalbuen@uci.edu
*James Garcia, Mary Robertson, and Victoria Morales, California State University, San Marcos, Exploring Youth Sexualities Through Storytelling, mrobertson@csusm.edu
*Ryan Langley, California State University, Fullerton, Hardcore Agency in a Punk Subculture: Cultural Politics and Identity in the Hardcore Punk Music Scene, Rlangley1974@gmail.com
*Steven Andrew Mejia, University of California, Irvine, The Effects of Global Integration on Fluorinated Gas Emissions in Less-Developed Countries, 1990-2014, samejia1@uci.edu
*Brian Wiley, UC Irvine, Latin America’s Turn to the Market: An Analysis of Neoliberal Market Reforms in Eleven Countries, btwiley@uci.edu

Session 4
3:15 PM-4:45 PM

Session 4A: Religion and Society (Mediterranean Terrace)
Organizer and Presider: Gordon Clanton, San Diego State University, gclanton@sdsu.edu
*Tyree Robinson, Notre Dame De Namur University, God, You, and Me: Serving the Homeless, tyrrob12@gmail.com
*Milagros Peña, University of California, Riverside, Latinx Religious Organizations: Lifelines for Social and Political Engagement on Immigration, milagros.pena@ucr.edu
*Tim Cupery, CSU Fresno, Religious Attendance and Self-Rated Health: Evidence from Retired NFL Players, tcupery@mail.fresnostate.edu
*Ed Nelson, CSU Fresno, Data on Trends in Religious Preference and Religiosity Over Time, ed_nelson@csufresno.edu
*Gordon Clanton, San Diego State University, The Future of Religion, gclanton@sdsu.edu

Session 4B: Deviant Subcultures (Renaissance Salon A)
Organizer and Presider: Emily E. Prior, Center For Positive Sexuality, emily@positivesexuality.org
*Heather Anderson, California State University Northridge, Fighting Fires in Prison, Facing Barriers at Home: A Phenomenological Study into the Reentry Experience of Female Inmate Firefighters as They Transition Out of California’s Conservation Camp Program, swazihope@gmail.com
*Jeremy N. Thomas, Idaho State University, BDSM as Trauma Play: An Autoethnographic Investigation, thomjer4@isu.edu
*D J Williams, Idaho State University, Killing for Fun: Applying Leisure Science to Understand Motivations of Serial Murderers, willdj@isu.edu

Session 4C: Current Issues in Latino Research (Renaissance Salon B)
Organizer and Presider: Alicia M. Gonzales, CSU San Marcos, amgonzal@csusm.edu
*Janette Diaz, Grossmont College, Gendering of Retail Work: A Case Study of Latinas, janette.diaz@gcccd.edu
*Estela G. Ballon, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, First-Generation College Latinas: From Community College to Ph.D., egballon@cpp.edu
*Gilda L. Ochoa, Pomona College, Cooling Out a Moment: The Struggle for Sanctuary in a Latina/o Community, gochoa@pomona.edu
*Enrique C. Ochoa, California State University, Los Angeles, Mickey’s Nachos and the Casa De Fritos: Coloniality, White Supremacy, and Mexican Food at Disneyland, CA, eochoa3@calstatela.edu
Discussant: Alicia M. Gonzales, California State University, San Marcos, amgonzal@csusm.edu

Session 4D: Community and Identity (Ho-O-Kan)
Organizer and Presider: Thea Alvarado, Pasadena City College, tsalvarado@pasadena.edu
*Michaela Curran, University of California, Riverside, Invisible Disabilities in The Academy: Accommodations, Services, and Identity, mcurr003@ucr.edu
*Quinn Bloom, University of California, Riverside, Identity and Long-Term Participation in Voluntary Organizations, qbloo001@ucr.edu
*Vy Le And Maraky Alemseged, CSU Northridge, Photovoice with 1.5-2Nd Generation Habesha Americans, vy.le.71@my.csun.edu

Session 4E: Research Poster Session (Santa Barbara)
Organizer and Presider: Brianne Dávila, Cal Poly Pomona, badavila@cpp.edu
*Cassidy Butow, California State University, Northridge, It’s Almost a Trap: Homelessness and Predatory Financial Exclusion, cassidy.butow.876@my.csun.edu
*Olivia Shaw, Cal Poly Pomona, A Sociological Perspective on The Relationships Between Humans and Animals, oliviashw3@gmail.com
*Kayla Pavlinac, Evan Greco, Ruby Ramirez, Brianne Dávila, and Giselle Navarro-Cruz, Cal Poly Pomona, Promoting Student Parent Success: Analyzing Resources and Support for Student Parents Across Various Universities, krpavlinac@cpp.edu;
*Arielle Marino, Cynthia Villalobos, Olivia Bosek, Talia Guiragossian, Brianne A. Dávila, and
Giselle Navarro-Cruz, Cal Poly Pomona, Analyzing Resources Available to Student Parents Within the CSU System, almarino@cpp.edu;

Session 4F: Social Movements (Dignitaries Parlor)
Organizer and Presider: Tim Kubal, California State University, Fresno, tkubal@csufresno.edu
*Tim Kubal, CSU Fresno, Race and Accounts of Police Misconduct Protest, tkubal@csufresno.edu
*Nayla Huq, CSU Northridge, A Los Angeles Case Study on “Astroturfing” for School Choice, nayla.huq@gmail.com
*Alexander Scott, University of California, Riverside, Grassroots Organizing Against Civil Gang Injunctions in Orange County, California, ascot013@ucr.edu
*Jeb Middlebrook, California State University, Dominguez Hills, ‘Fight the Power’: When a Song is a Social Movement, jmiddlebrook@csudh.edu

5:00-8:00 PM—Spanish Art Gallery
Plenary Session: Student Awards, Keynote Address, Reception Buffet

SATURDAY, November 10, 2018

Session 5
9:00 AM-10:30 AM

Session 5A: Global Social Change II (Mediterranean Terrace)
Organizer: Chris Chase-Dunn; Presider: E.N. Anderson, UC-Riverside, chriscd@ucr.edu
*Vladimir Borel, UC-Riverside, The Impact of Information Systems and Transportation on the Division of Labor and Stratification of Small-Scale Societies, vbore002@ucr.edu
*E.N. Anderson, UC-Riverside, The Mandate of Heaven: Climate Change and Chinese Dynasties, gene@ucr.edu
*Teresa Neal, UC-Riverside, Information Networks and the Systemic Boundaries of World-Systems, tneal001@ucr.edu

Session 5B: Advances in Microsociology and Social Psychology (Renaissance Salon A)
Organizer and Presider: Michael J. Carter, CSU Northridge, michael.carter@csun.edu
*John Aldecoa, UC Riverside, Toward a General Theory of Moral (Identity) Development: Evaluating the Potential and Limitations, jalde002@ucr.edu
*Hannah Mangum and Michael J. Carter, CSU Northridge, Measuring Variance in Conventional Versus Idiosyncratic Role-Identity Meanings, hannah.mangum.460@my.csun.edu
*Michael A. Mccann, Fuller Theological Seminary, Perspectives on Religious Virtues and the Possibility of Moral Consensus, mikeamccann91@gmail.com
*Danielle C. Mireles, UC Riverside, Dis/rupting and Dis/mantling Racism and Ableism in Higher Education, dani.mireles@gmail.com
*Deana Payne and David Bogumil, CSU Northridge, PTSD and Violent Intimate Relationships: A Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Bogumil-Payne PTSD Model, deana.payneghadban.392@my.csun.edu; bogumil@csun.edu

Session 5C: Making Sociology Matter (Graduate Student Session) (Renaissance Salon B)
Organizer and Presider: Alicia M. Gonzales, CSU San Marcos, amgonzal@csusm.edu
*Anna Thieser, The New School for Social Research, The Subjectivity of Redistribution Summarizing the Basic Income Debate and Asking Questions for the Future, thiea292@newschool.edu
*Kelsey Sportsman, California State University, San Marcos, Suburban Values: Meeting the Status Quo and Upholding White Supremacy Through Hyper-Local Social Networks, sport001@cougars.csusm.edu
*Kassandra Melendrez, California State University, San Marcos, Federal Immigration Courts: The Exclusion of Attorney Experiences, melen016@cougars.csusm.edu
*Martin Leyva, California State University – San Marcos, Transitions Initiative, Changing the Paradigm. Formerly Incarcerated and System Impact Pedagogy, jleyva@csusm.edu
Discussant: Alicia M. Gonzales, California State University, San Marcos, amgonzal@csusm.edu

Session 5D: Applied Sociology for Change (Ho-O-Kan)
Organizer and Presider: Dustin Domingo, Brandman University, Chapman University System,
dustin.domingo@gmail.com
*Sara Hall Kennedy, Brandman University, Chapman University System, Community and Capacity Building Through LGBTQ+ Cultural Competency and Activism in the Bay Area of California, shallken@mail.brandman.edu
*Cassidy Butow, California State University, Northridge, Combatting Disparities for Families of Children with Disabilities, cassidy.butow.876@my.csun.edu
*Mike Moodian, Brandman University, Chapman University System, Dimensions of Diversity: The Intersection of Organizational Theory and Intercultural Competence Development, moodian@brandman.edu
*Vincent Fuentes, California State University, Fullerton, Finding My Family: Exploring an Urban Youth Mentorship Organization, vfuentes@csu.fullerton.edu
*Dustin Domingo, Brandman University, Chapman University System, Assessing the Impact of Ethnic Student Organizations on the College Experience of Filipino American Students, dustin.domingo@gmail.com
Discussant: Dustin Domingo, Brandman University, Chapman University System, dustin.domingo@gmail.com

Session 5E: Gringo Injustice in the 21st Century: An Insider’s Perspective (Santa Barbara)
Organizer and Presider: Alfredo Mirandé, University of California, Riverside, alfredo.mirande@ucr.edu
*Roberto Rivera, University of California, Riverside, Fulbright Fellow, Interest Convergence Theory and Police Use of Deadly Force on Latinos: A Case Study of Three Shootings, rive011@ucr.edu
*Richard Alvarado, Chief Deputy Warden, California Institute for Men, Chino, Retired, Latino Street Gangs, La EME, and the Short Corridor Collective, ralavarado411@gmail.com
*Jose C. Plascencia-Castillo, University of California, Riverside, Captives While Free: Surveillance of Chicana/o Youth in a San Diego Barrio, jplas002@ucr.edu
*Katherine Lucía Maldonado, University of California, American Sociological Associate Minority Fellow, Hyper-Criminalization: Gang Affiliated Chicana Teen Mothers Navigating Third Spaces, kmaldo004@ucr.edu
Discussant: Alfredo Mirandé, University of California, Riverside, alfredo.mirande@ucr.edu

Session 5F: Researching (Im)Migrant Experiences: Graduate Student Session (Dignitaries Parlor)
Organizer and Presider: Heidy Sarabia, CSU Sacramento, heidy.sarabia@csus.edu
*Eric De Leon, CSU Sacramento, Parental Participation Among Farmworkers in Their Children’s School, sac59919@csus.edu
*Vanessa Delgado, UC Irvine, Legal Brokering: Navigating Illegality Through Undocumented Resource Networks, vdelgad1@uci.edu
*Jannet Esparza, CSU Sacramento, Immigration, Detention, and Profit: The Rise of the Immigration Industrial Complex, zajannet@gmail.com
*Vy Le And Maraky Alemseged, CSU Northridge, Snapshots Capturing Ethnoracial Identity: The Experience of 1.5 & 2Nd Generation Habesha-American Immigrants, vy.le.71@my.csun.edu
*Laura Zaragoza, CSU Sacramento, Coping with Legal Vulnerability and Institutional Nativism: A Critical Race Analysis of the Experiences of Being a Mexican Immigrant and Undocumented in the Era of Trumpism, laurazaragoza@csus.edu

Discussant: Maria Vargas, CSU Sacramento, vargas@csus.edu

Session 6
10:45 AM-12:15 PM

Session 6A: Sociology of Education (Mediterranean Terrace)
Organizer and Presider: Elvia Ramirez, CSU Sacramento, eramirez@csus.edu
*Jacob Huang, California Baptist University, Social Capital and Perceptions of Vocational Roles for College Student Athletes, jhuang@calbaptist.edu
*Debra L. Welkley, California State University, Sacramento, Threads of Support: Mentoring Online Doctoral Students, dwelkley@comcast.net
*Tyree Robinson, Notre Dame De Namur University, Detrimental Systematic Discipline Policies and Practices Effects on African-American Male Students: Alternatives to Suspensions and Expulsions, tyrrob@gmail.com
*Yozantli Lagunas Guerrero, California State University, Sacramento, Mexican American Education Project, 1968-1973, yosalagunasguerrero@csus.edu
*Edna Molina-Jackson, California State University, Bakersfield, Teaching the Sociology of Happiness Through Student-Group Altruism, emolina3@csub.edu

Session 6B: This is America: White Supremacy, the Media, and Modern Racism (Renaissance Salon A)
Organizer and Presider: Jared Weissman, Cal State Fullerton, jaredaw@csu.fullerton.edu
*Victoria Alexander, University of Southern California, Multiracial Student Identity Development and Support, victorialynnalexander@gmail.com
*Frank J. Ortega, Ismael Rey Lara, and Daniel Delgado, Diablo Valley College, The Thirst for Black and Brown Blood: Genocidal White Supremacy in the Media, fortega@dvc.edu
*Breneya Cox, Western Washington University, One Nation Under God: Divisible by Race, Liberty, and Justice Not Included, coxb4@wwu.edu
*Brett Lamont Clark Jr., UC Irvine, “Affirmative Framings: Hegemonic Influences in the Framings of Social Movements, bclarkjr@uci.edu
*Jared Weissman, Cal State Fullerton, Pepe the Frog: A Study of Shifting Meanings and the Rise of the Alt-Right, jaredaw@csu.fullerton.edu

Session 6C: Latina Experiences in the Academy (Renaissance Salon B)
Organizer and Presider: Elvia Ramirez, CSU Sacramento, eramirez@csus.edu
*Nancy Huante-Tzintzun, California State University, Sacramento, Chicana Experiences in the Academy: Principles of Social Justice and the Plight of Adjunct Faculty, nancy.huante@csus.edu
*Elvia Ramirez, California State University, Sacramento, Bullying in Academia: A Chicana Feminist Critique and Analysis, eramirez@csus.edu
*Heidy Sarabia, California State University, Sacramento, Citizenship in Academia: Crossing Borders and Claiming Space in Academia, heidy.sarabia@csus.edu
*Mercedes Valadez, California State University, Sacramento, Narratives of Harassment in Higher Education: Examining Latina Faculty Experiences of Sexual Harassment, mercedes.valadez@csus.edu
*Maria Vargas, California State University, Sacramento, Implicit Bias: Addressing Racial, Gender, and Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Classroom, vargas@csus.edu

Session 6D: Global Political Economy (Ho-O-Kan)
Organizer and Presider: David A. Smith, Sociology, UC Irvine, dasmith@uci.edu
*Jason Mueller and Steven Schmidt, Sociology, UC Irvine, The Importance of Discourse and Meaning-Making in the Capitalist World-System, muellej1@uci.edu; seschmid@uci.edu
*Lauren Shaffer, International Studies, Claremont Graduate University, The Impact of Technological Innovation on Economic Growth in the Mena Region, lauren.shaffer@cgu.edu
*Steven Mejia, Sociology, UC Irvine, Global Environmentalism and the World-System: A Cross-National Analysis of Air Pollution, samejia1@uci.edu
*Martin Jacinto, Sociology, UC-Irvine, Trade Convergence or Divergence After the 2008-2009 Global Economic Crisis: A Network Analysis, mjacint1@uci.edu

Session 6E: Sociological Theory (Santa Barbara)
Organizer and Presider: Frank Roberts, Mt San Antonio College, frmarob@gmail.com
*Lukasz Remisiewicz, Permanently Failed Rituals: How Randall Collins’s Theory Can Explain Educational Inequalities, lukremisiewicz@gmail.com
*Frank Roberts, Mt San Antonio College, Uniting the Three Paradigms, macfer@alumni.stanford.edu

Session 6F: Race and Ethnicity Issues and Concerns (Dignitaries Parlor)
Organizer and Presider: J. Vern Cromartie, Contra Costa College, j_vern_cromartie@yahoo.com
*Luciano N. Cruz, Los Angeles Valley College, Race, Ethnicity, and the For-Profit Higher Education Institutions, cruz389@gmail.com
*George Morris, Contra Costa College, Contributions of Diasporic Africans to Africa’s Unity, Growth, and Economic Development: Possibilities and Barriers, morrisgkmorris@aol.com
*J. Vern Cromartie, Contra Costa College, Remembering the Lynching of Sam Hose: A Research Note on its Impact on Ida B. Wells-Barnett and W. E. B. Du Bois, j_vern_cromartie@yahoo.com

Lunch Break–12:15 PM-1:30 PM

Session 7
1:30PM – 3:00 PM

Session 7A: Sociological Potpourri II (Mediterranean Terrace)
Organizer: Elvia Ramirez; Presider: Nayla Huq, CSU Northridge, nayla.huq@gmail.com
*Gregory Barraza, Chapman University, Voices from the Inside, barra112@mail.chapman.edu
*Joshua Hudson, San Diego State University, Building Bridges: Politics in Multi-Racial Community Organizations, joshuahudson02@gmail.com
*Melanie Borstad, Cal State Los Angeles, Technological Development in the Service Sector, mborsta@calstatela.edu
*Vanessa Escobar and Dmitri Seals, UC Irvine, Sexuality, Gender, and Political Identity: Intersectional Shifts in Political Discourse, vanessaescobar@gmail.com; Dmitri.seals@gmail.com

Session 7B: Social Inequality and Education (Renaissance Salon A)
Organizer and Presider: Elvia Ramirez, CSU Sacramento, eramirez@csus.edu
*Marisol Hernandez, California State University, Sacramento, Sexual Assault Policies and Procedures Among the CSUs, marisolhernandez@csus.edu
*Clarizza Gobuyan, California State University, Sacramento, Experiences of Queer and Trans People of Color in Academia, gobuyan@csus.edu
*Al’lyah Rain King, Western Washington University, Negative Experiences of Disabled Students and Mitigating Effects of Accommodations, akingofrain@gmail.com
*Santos Torres Jr. and Debra L. Welkley, California State University, Sacramento, The Power of Vulnerability: Strongest in Our Broken Places, torres@csus.edu
*David Ortuno, California State University, San Marcos, Stratification Between Classrooms: An Analysis of California Higher Education Research Competitions, ortun003@cougars.csusm.edu

Session 7C: Migration, Schooling, and Community Organizing in Latinx Communities (Renaissance Salon B)
Organizer and Presider: Enrique C. Ochoa, CSU Los Angeles, eochoa3@calstatela.edu
*Joselin Castillo, California State University, Los Angeles, Pedagogy of Central American Mothers, jcast126@calstatela.edu
*Michelle Ceja, California State University, Los Angeles, Migrant Inheritance: Intergenerational Trauma, Migration, and Second-Generation Mexican- American Students, mceja31@calstatela.edu
*Nancy Flores, California State University, Los Angeles, Locked-Out of Higher Education: A Case Study on Alternative Schools’ Pursuit for Equal Education, nflore53@calstatela.edu
*Janette Gill, California State University, Los Angeles, “The Madonnas of Echo Park”: Latinas/os in the Fight Against Gentrification, jgill6@calstatela.edu
*Dalesy Casasola, California State University, Los Angeles, Sanctuary for Whom? Respectability and Displacement Among Central American Migrants, gcasaso2@calstatela.edu
Discussant: Gilda L. Ochoa, Pomona College, gochoa@pomona.edu

Session 7D: Intermediated Relationships (Ho-O-Kan)
Organizer and Presider: Michael Nitzani, College of the Canyons, Michael.nitzani@canyons.edu
*Michael Nitzani, College of the Canyons, Our Company: Y/our Friends, michael.nitzani@canyons.edu
*Cristina Bodinger-DeUriarte, California State University, Los Angeles, Spacing-In: Interfacing Well Being, Social Integration, and a Meaningful Life Through Digital Co-Presence, cboding@calstatela.edu
*Lacey Sloan, California State University, Los Angeles, From Backstage to Digital Front Stage: Online Queer Community and Individual Identity, Lsloan1030@gmail.com
*Alex Peterson, Google, Identity, Existence, And Trust Online: Comparative Models of How Human and Digital Intermediaries Regulate Belonging, scantics@gmail.com

Session 7E: Transnational Global and Social Problems (Santa Barbara)
Organizer and Presider: Julie Collins-Dogrul, Whittier College, jcollins@whittier.edu
*Oliver Bineth, Whittier College, Criminalization and Medicalization of Drug Use: Analytical Discourse on Two International Perspectives and Narratives, obineth@poets.whittier.edu
*Koren Dalipe, Whittier College, Les Pères Blancs and Their Civilizing Mission, kdalipe@poets.whittier.edu
*Steven Andrew Mejia, University of California, Irvine, Poverty in the Global South: A Cross-National Analysis of Global Integration, 1990-2012, samejia1@uci.edu
*Steven Wild, University of California, Irvine, Refugees Welcome? A Discursive Analysis of German Willkommenskultur in Crisis, swild@uci.edu
Discussant: Julie Collins-Dogrul, Whittier College, jcollins@whittier.edu

Session 7F: Food, Identity, and Labor (Dignitaries Parlor)
Organizer and Presider: Sara Bruene, California State University, Northridge, sara.bruene.227@my.csun.edu
*Christopher Sullivan, California State University, Fresno, Redefining/challenging The Boundaries of Chinese Cuisine: A Visually Based Exploration of Uyghur Restaurants in the United States, chsullivan@mail.fresnostate.edu
*Hawk Mcfadzen, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Teaching and Learning Urban Agriculture in Chicanx And Latinx Communities, ahawkmcfadzen1@toromail.csudh.edu
*Justin Sean Myers, California State University, Fresno, Gentrification, Status Panic, and the Political Shift from Food Deserts to Food Apartheid: Reflections from a Millennial Food Justice Scholar, justinmyers@mail.fresnostate.edu
Business Meeting–3:15-4:15 PM, Mediterranean Terrace – All Members Welcome

2018 CSA Conference:  List of Sessions (updated 09/08/2018)

Title Organizer Email
Global Social Change Christopher Chase-Dunn chriscd@ucr.edu

 

Student Research Session Hernan Ramirez Hernan.Ramirez@canyons.edu

 

Food, Identity, and Labor Sara Bruene sara.bruene.227@my.csun.edu

 

What About Us? Adjunct Faculty on College Campuses Marie Nubia-Feliciano menubia@gmail.com

 

Indigenous Peoples: Historical Perspectives, Contemporary Realities, & Future Trajectories

 

Levin Welch lwelc004@ucr.edu

 

Social Movements

 

Timothy Kubal tkubal@csufresno.edu

 

Labor, Exploitation, and Working Class Resistance

 

Ellen Reese ellenr@ucr.edu

 

Community and Identity

 

Thea Alvarado tsalvarado@pasadena.edu

 

Environmental Sociology

 

Nayla Huq nayla.huq@gmail.com

 

The Media: Sensationalism at an All Time High

 

Tonmar Johnson tonmar.johnson@solano.edu

 

Ethnic Identity, Resilience, and Resistance

 

Edwin Lopez edwlopez@Fullerton.edu

 

This is America: White Supremacy, The Media, and Modern Racism

 

Jared Weissman jaredaw@csu.fullerton.edu
Teaching in Higher Education and Social Change

 

Corina Diaz cediaz@Cerritos.edu

 

Undergraduate Research and Social Change

 

Corina Diaz cediaz@Cerritos.edu

 

Policing Citizenship Along the U.S.-Mexico Border

 

Heidy Sarabia heidy.sarabia@csus.edu

 

Immigrant Inclusion and Exclusion in the U.S.

 

Heidy Sarabia heidy.sarabia@csus.edu

 

Advances in Microsociology and Social Psychology

 

Michael Carter michael.carter@csun.edu

 

Sexual Harassment and Political Activity

 

Ed Clarke Eclarke@vanguard.edu

 

Social Science and Globalization (Graduate Student Roundtable-A)

 

Jose Munoz Munoz@csusb.edu

 

Social Science and Globalization (Graduate Student Roundtable-B)

 

Jose Munoz Munoz@csusb.edu

 

Intermediated Relationships

 

Michael Nitzani nitzanm@elac.edu

 

Pedagogical Practices for Sociology

 

Anne Marenco Anne.Marenco@canyons.edu

 

Deviant Subcultures

 

Emily E. Prior EEPRIOR@pasadena.edu

 

Latina Experiences in the Academy

 

Elvia Ramirez eramirez@csus.edu

 

Current Issues in Latino Research

 

Alicia Gonzales amgonzal@csusm.edu

 

Making Sociology Matter (Graduate Student Session) Alicia Gonzales amgonzal@csusm.edu

 

Race Matters (Graduate Student Session)

 

Alicia Gonzales amgonzal@csusm.edu

 

Undergraduate Research

 

Alicia Gonzales amgonzal@csusm.edu

 

Sociological Theory

 

Frank Roberts frmarob@gmail.com

 

Transnational Global and Social Problems

 

Julie Collins-Dogrul jcollin5@whittier.edu

 

Religion and Society

 

Elvia Ramirez

 

eramirez@csus.edu

 

Applied Sociology for Change Dustin Domingo

 

dustin.domingo@gmail.com

 

Gringo Injustice in the 21st Century: An Insider’s Perspective Alfredo Mirandé

 

alfredomirande@yahoo.com

 

 

Global Political Economy

 

 

David Smith

 

dasmith@uci.edu

 

 

Social Inequality and Education Elvia Ramirez eramirez@csus.edu

 

Housing Insecurity and Homelessness

 

Cassidy Butow cassidy.butow.876@my.csun.edu

 

Sociological Potpourri

 

Elvia Ramirez eramirez@csus.edu

 

Researching (Im)migrant Experiences (Graduate Student Session)

 

Heidy Sarabia heidy.sarabia@csus.edu

 

Research Poster Session

 

Brianne Davila badavila@cpp.edu

 

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Sessions

California Sociological Association Annual Meeting

November 9-10 , 2018 at the Mission Inn in Riverside

You can find the 2015, 2016, and 2017 programs here.

Past Meetings

CALIFORNIA SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETINGS

Year

City

Theme and Keynote Speaker

1990

Carson

Sociologists in California’s Future

Earl Babbie, Chapman University

1991

Oakland

New Ways of Examining Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in California

Walter Allen, UC Los Angeles

1992

San Diego

The Cutting Edge: Sociology & Technology in California

Troy Duster, UC Los Angeles

1993

Berkeley

Re-building California: The Role of Sociology in Reconstructing the State

Ann Swidler, UC Berkeley

1994

Long Beach

California Disasters: Natural, Economic, Social

Ruben Rumbaut, Michigan State University

1995

San Francisco

California’s Information Highway 2000: Gridlock or Easy Access?

David Nasatir, CSU Dominguez Hills & UC Berkeley

1996

San Diego

Sociology Making a Difference: Public Policy & Practice

Jonathan H. Turner, UC Riverside,

“Must Sociological Theory & Practice be So Far Apart”

1997

Sacramento

Insecurity in Contemporary Society: Perception & Reality

John Vasconcellos, “California Social Problems and Higher Education”

Robert Gurian, “The Legislature and California Higher Education”

1998

Riverside

Has Sociology Made the World Better?

Richard Flacks, “Has Sociology Made the World Better?”

Panel–Gordon Clanton–Earl Babbie, Jonathan Turner, Shoon Lio, Robin Franck, “How Can We Improve the Teaching of Sociology?”

1999

Berkeley

Work & Leisure in the New Millennium

Robert Bellah, “Public Life in a Privatized Society”

Scott Coltrane, “Gender, Work, & Families”

2000

Riverside

The Uses of Sociology

G. William Domhoff, “The Uses of Sociology”

Panel–Harvey Rich, Steven Brint, Mark Drummond, Phillip Glotzback, Scott McNall, David Warren, “Facing Higher Education in the 21st Century”

2001

Sacramento

Sociology For the New Century

Dan Walters, “The Interaction of Demographics Trends with California’s Economics and Politics”

Panel—Gordon Clanton, Diane Beeson, Susan Garfin, Shoon Lio, “9/11/01 Attack and Aftermath: Sociological Perspectives”

2002

Riverside

The Challenges to Social Justice and Diversity in a Changing World

Ruben G. Rumbaut, UC Irvine, “The Melting and the Pot: Variety and Assimilation in American Life”

2003

Berkeley

Using the Sociological Imagination

Barrie Throne, UC Berkeley, “Unpacking School Lunches: The Changing Contours of Childhood in Urban California”

Neil Smelser, UC Berkeley, “Cultural Dimensions of 9/11: Issues of Trauma and Revenge”

2004

Riverside

The Relevance of Sociology

Tom Hayden, Former California State Senator and Assemblyman, “Empire, Democracy, and the Role of Public Intellectuals”

Michael Messner, University of Southern California, “Masculinities, Femininities and the Governator”

2005

Sacramento

California Faultlines

Michael Burawoy, “Public Sociology”

2006

Riverside

Dreaming California: The Myth, the Image, and the Possibilities of California

Robert Scheer, “War and Poverty in California”

2007

Berkeley

Building Communities: Local &Global Landscapes

Charles Hohm, “Improving Sociology’s Standing in the Academy”

2008

Riverside

Applying Sociology to Societal Issues,

Daniel Yankalovich, UC San Diego “ The New Pragmatism: Coping with America’s Overwhelming Problems”

2009

Berkeley

The Next Generation

Peter Phillips, Sonoma State University, “Truth, Emergency and Public Sociology: How Colleges and Universities Can Support Media Democracy”

2010

Riverside

Sociology in a Time of Crisis

Peter Skerry, Boston College, “How Muslims Are Becoming Americans”

2011

Berkeley

California and the World

Christopher Chase-Dunn, UC Riverside, “World-systems in California and California in the Modern World-System”

2012

Riverside

California’s Regional Diversity

Roger Waldinger, UCLA, “Cross Boundaries: International Migration in the New Century”

2013

Berkeley

Social Change: Local and Global

John W. Meyer, Sanford University, “The Worldwide Cultural Reconstructions of Local Identities”

2014

Riverside

Social Responsibility

Jane Prather, CSU Northridge, “Lessons Learned in Prison: The Urgency of Prison Reform”

2015

Sacramento

Social Realities, Social Change: The Importance of Global Context

Bill Robinson, UC Santa Barbara, “Global Capitalism and the Crisis of Humanity”

 2016

  Riverside 

 Global and Local Change

Mark Juergensmeyer, UC Santa Barbara, “International Terrorism”

 2017

  Sacramento

 A Legacy of Sociology

 G. William Domhoff,    UC Santa Cruz,   “’Who Rules America’ and Power Structure Research: Legacies of the Sixties? Or Relics?”

Future Meetings

November 9-10 , 2018 at the Mission Inn – Riverside

November 15-16, 2019 at the Holiday Inn – Capitol Plaza in Sacramento (near Old Town)

November 6-7, 2020 at the Mission Inn – Riverside

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