California Sociological Association Annual Meeting
Holiday Inn – Capitol Plaza – Sacramento
November 17-18, 2017

Email the session organizers listed below to inquire about presenting your research in that session.

CSA Conference 2017 List of Sessions

Please submit session proposals to Thea Alvarado at tsweoalvarado@gmail.com

 

The 2016 Presidential Election Revisited, Gordon Clanton, gclanton@mail.sdsu.edu (Session Full)

 

Community College Roundtable, Rebekah Villafana, rebekah.villafana@gmail.com

 

Community Engaged Sociology, David Boyns, david.boyns@csun.edu

 

Critical Perspectives on Education, David Boyns, david.boyns@csun.edu

 

Current Issues in Latina/o Research (Faculty and Graduate Students), Alicia Gonzales, amgonzal@csusm.edu

 

Feminist Research in Health and Health Care, Carolina Apesoa-Varano, apesoavarano@ucdavis.edu

 

Financialization and Social Inequality; A Global Perspective, Parul Baxi, pbaxi@ucdavis.edu

 

Global Social Change, Christopher Chase-Dunn, christopher.chase-dunn@ucr.edu

 

Health and Inequality, Taylor Cruz, taylor.cruz@ucsf.edu

 

How to be an LGBTQIA Ally Inside and Outside the Classroom, Elizabeth Bogumil, elizabeth.bogumil@gmail.com

 

Human Trafficking, Sandra Morgan and Ed Clarke, eclarke@vanguard.edu

 

Immigration in the Era of Trump, Edwin Lopez, edwlopez@exchange.fullerton.edu

 

Issues in Chicanx/Latinx Education, Elvia Ramirez, eramirez@csus.edu

 

Making Sociology Matter (Graduate Students Only), Alicia Gonzales, amgonzal@csusm.edu

 

Motherhood, Amy Andrada, aandrada@avc.edu

 

Policing Immigrants, Heidy Sarabia, h.sarabia.r@gmail.com

 

Race and Ethnicity Issues and Concerns, J. Vern Cromartie, j_vern_cromartie@yahoo.com

 

Race Matters (Graduate Students Only), Alicia Gonzales, amgonzal@csusm.edu

 

Social Movements, Tim Kubal, tkubal@csufresno.edu

 

Social Problems & Innovative Solutions, Rebekah Villafana, rebekah.villafana@gmail.com

 

Sociology of Aging, Carolina Apesoa-Varano, apesoavarano@ucdavis.edu

 

Sociology of Health and Illness, Carolina Apesoa-Varano, apesoavarano@ucdavis.edu

 

Student Research Session, Anne Marenco, anne.marenco@canyons.edu

 

Subcultures in American Society, J. Daniel McMillin, dmcmillin@csub.edu

 

Teaching at the California Community College: Mentors & Mentees Panel, Thea Alvarado, tsweoalvarado@gmail.com

 

Teaching Sociology Through Games, Karen Sabbah, karen.sabbah.54@csun.edu

 

Transnational Political Economy, Jake Alimahomed- Wilson, Jake.Wilson@csulb.edu, and Spencer Potiker, spotiker@uci.edu

 

The Trump Effect: Impacts on Racial/Ethnic Relations, Jennifer Skornik, jennifer.skornik.29@my.csun.edu

 

Trump-ing; the Political, Social and Economic Ramifications, Tonmar Johnson, tonmar.johnson@solano.edu

 

Undergraduate Research (Undergraduates Only), Alicia Gonzales, amgonzal@csusm.edu

 

Work and Professions in Health Care, Carolina Apesoa-Varano, apesoavarano@ucdavis.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 2016 Conference Program

 

The 2016 official program is posted below.

You can find the 2015 program here.

 

 

Program Schedule Friday November 4, 2016
Meeting Rooms Santa Barbara Renaissance Salon B Renaissance Salon A Mediterranean Terrace Ho-O-Kan Dignitaries Parlor
Registration–9:00 AM-5:00 PM, Hotel Lobby
Session 1

10:00-11:45 AM

 Our Ever Changing Society  Race, Racism, and Immigration  Policing the Border and Immigrants in the Era of Homeland Security  College Life: A Focus on Students of Color  Sociological Pedagogies: Techniques for Increasing Student Learning Undergraduate Research
Lunch Break–11:45 AM-1:00 PM
Session 2

1:00-2:45 PM

Militias, Militaries, and Police What’s Age Got To Do With It: Perspectives of Aging, Gender and Sexuality The Global South and the Rise of China Under the Microscope: Through the Lens of Symbolic Interactionism Sociology of Education

 

Sociology of the Body
Session 3

3:00-4:45 PM

The 2016 Presidential Election and the American Future Latinos/as in Higher Education Popular Culture  Parenting and Education Meet the Author,

Rebecca Jean Emigh

Current Issues in Latina/o Research            (Faculty and Graduate Students)
5:00-8:00 PM—Grand Parisian room: Plenary Session

Student Awards, Keynote Address,  Reception Buffet,

 

Program Schedule Saturday November 5
Meeting Rooms Frank Miller Renaissance Salon B Renaissance Salon A Mediterranean Terrace Ho-O-Kan Dignitaries Parlor
Registration–8:00 AM-1:30 PM, Hotel Lobby
Session 4

9:00-10:45 AM

Teaching Sociology Race Matters (Graduate Students) Black Feminist Thought Student Research Meet the Author,

Liahna Gordon

Community and Identity
Session 5

11:00-12:45 PM

Community College Roundtable Health Care Policies, Outcomes and Disparities Feminism and Backlash Sociological Teaching and Research Global Social Change Making Sociology Matter (Graduate Students)
Session 6

1:00-2:45 PM

Politics of Daily Life in the Central Valley Student Involvement with Stigmatized Populations Environmental Sociology Workshops on Pedagogy Techniques Global Social Change II The State, Race, and Resistance
Business Meeting–3:00-4:00 PM–All Members Welcome, San Diego East Room

 

 

FRIDAY November 4, 2016

 

Session 1A Our Ever Changing Society

Organizer and Presider: Kimberly Bonfiglio, College of the Canyons, kimberly.bonfiglio@canyons.edu

 

Amy Piliposian, California State University, Los Angeles, How Religion Factors into Same Sex Marriage, amypx13x@yahoo.com

Christopher Chase-Dunn, John Aldecoa and Corey Willis, University of California – Riverside, Climate Justice in the World Revolution of 20xx, christopher.chase-dunn@ucr.edu

Kimberly Bonfiglio, College of the Canyons, Stepping Out of the Closet: – the Growth of Atheism, kimberly.bonfiglio@canyons.edu

 

Session 1B Race, Racism, and Immigration

Organizer and Presider: Edwin Lopez, California State University, Fullerton, edwlopez@fullerton.edu

 

Rachel Garver, New York University, “How Harmful is Segregation? The Consequences of Linguistic Segregation for Bengali and Spanish-Speaking Students”, rachel.garver@nyu.edu

Ronald Kwon, University of California, Riverside, “Immigration and Support for Redistributive Social Policy: Does Multiculturalism Matter?”, rkwon002@ucr.edu

Orvic Ralph Pada, California State University, Fullerton, “How Media Contributes to Racial Formation and Re-formation Pre and Post 9/11: Media Representations on Race between 2000 to 2002”,opada@Exchange.FULLERTON.EDU

Edwin Lopez, California State University, Fullerton, “The Centrality of Racism in Immigrant Flexible Labor Relations”, edwlopez@fullerton.edu

Discussant: Edwin Lopez, California State University, Fullerton, edwlopez@fullerton.edu

 

Session 1C Policing the Border and Immigrants in the Era of Homeland Security

Organizer and Presider: Heidy Sarabia, CSU Sacramento, heidy.sarabia@csus.edu

 

Manuel Barajas, CSU Sacramento, Examining Comprehensive Immigration Reform in the Twenty First Century: A historical and Intersectional Analysis, barajasm@csus.edu

Lucia Leon, UC Los Angeles, The Production of Il(legality): Theoretical Frameworks in the Study of Undocumented Youth and Family-based Legalization Processes, lleonx13@gmail.com

Laura E. Enriquez, UC Irvine, Of Love and Papers: Forming Families in the Shadows of Immigration Policy, laura.enriquez@uci.edu

Rocio Rosales, UC Irvine, Shifting Landscapes of Threat: Local Level Policing of Immigrant Street Vendors, r.rosales@uci.edu

Danny Millan, UC Irvine, Understanding the Impact of Mass Immigrant Detention and Deportation: An Analysis of Migrant Health among Gay and Transgender Immigrants in Detention, dmillan@uci.edu

Heidy Sarabia, CSU Sacramento, From Illegality to Criminality: How policing immigrants and borders shifted from civil to penal punishment, heidy.sarabia@csus.edu

 

Session 1D College Life: A Focus on Students of Color

Organizer and Presider: Eileen Ie, East Los Angeles College, ieef@elac.edu

 

Michael Guerra, Silvino Reyes, CSU Northridge, UC Santa Barbara, “Sexual Gains: A Look into the Sexual-Academic Realm.”, guerra99@gmail.com

Vanessa Lopez-Velazquez, UCLA, The Role of Learning Communities in the Transfer Process of First-Generation Community College Students, lopez_vm1989@yahoo.com

Armando Tellez, UCLA, Making the Best of It: Experiences of Latino Males at a Model Continuation High School, armandotellez80@yahoo.com

Giovanni Román, UC Berkeley, Student-Professor Interactions and the Pursuit to Transfer: Understanding the Mexican-American Community College Journey, groman1022@gmail.com

Pavitee Peumsang, University of Texas at Austin, Project FEMALES: Feminist Empowerment and Mentoring to Achieve Latino Educational Success, pavsang85@ucla.edu

 

Session 1E Sociological Pedagogies: Techniques for Increasing Student Learning

Organizer and Presider: Adam G. Sanford, CSU Dominguez Hills, asanford@csudh.edu

 

Todd Migliaccio, CSU Sacramento, Producing Better Writers in Sociology: A Programmatic Approach, tmigliac@sbcglobal.net

Dinur Blum, UC Riverside, Connecting Research and Teaching to Students’ Lives and Communities, dblum001@ucr.edu

Lauren R. Chroman, Adam G. Sanford, Santa Ana College; CSU Dominguez Hills, Failure as a Goal: The Positive Aspects of Negative Results, asanford@csudh.edu, Chroman_Lauren@sac.edu

 

Session 1F Undergraduate Research

Organizer and Presider: Alicia M. Gonzales, CSUSM, amgonzal@csusm.edu

 

Eduardo Velasquez, Hartnell College, Youth Violence: How Non-profits Have Impacted an Agricultural Town, eduardovelasquez10@student.hartnell.edu

Mirella Deniz-Zaragoza, UCR, A Family of Unequals: The Lived Experiences and Consciousness of Farmworkers, mdeni001@ucr.edu

Arman Azedi, UCR, The Arab Spring Revisited: Risk factors for social upheaval, aazed001@ucr.edu

Hannah Poore, CSUSM, Food Insecurity Among Fresno State Students, hannahpoore7@mail.fresnostate.edu

Marlisse Holbrook, Vanguard University, Exemptions from Vaccinations: School Mandated Reasons Parents are Afforded to Justify not Vaccinating their Child, marlisse.holbrook@vanguard.edu

Mayra Ceballos, UC-Riverside, Work, Education, or Training: Factors Shaping the Implementation of Welfare-to-Work Requirements in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties, mceba003@ucr.edu

Discussant: Ellen R. Reese, UCR, ellen.reese@ucr.edu

 

Session 2A Militias, Militaries, and Police

Organizer and Presider: Adam G. Sanford, CSU Dominguez Hills, asanford@csudh.edu

 

Liam Leonard, CSU Los Angeles, Issues in Policing: A View of Two Shootings in Ferguson and Cleveland, liam_leonard@yahoo.com

William Rocque, University of Redlands, When Seconds Matter, the Police are Only Minutes Away”: Neoliberal Themes in American Gun Culture, william_rocque@redlands.edu

Levin Welch, UC Riverside, Periphery within the Core: Genocide, Sovereignty and Resource Extraction on the Nez Perce Indian Reservation, lwelc004@ucr.edu

Corina Diaz, Cerritos College, Sociology of Neuroscience as a System of Recovery for U.S. Veterans, cediaz@cerritos.edu

 

Session 2B What’s Age Got To Do With It: Perspectives of Aging, Gender and Sexuality

Organizer and Presider: Marcel Morales, East Los Angeles College, moralemj@elac.edu

 

Dr. Marcel Morales, East Los Angeles College, Homophobia in institutions for older LGBTQ adults, moralemj@elac.edu

Dr. Eric Vogelsang, Cal State – San Bernardino, Older-Adult Health Trajectories and the “Oldest Places” in Japan, Eric.Vogelsang@csusb.edu

Ana Torres, Cal State Los Angeles, “Transforming Perceptions of Aging and Latina’s Self Image”, torresal@lacitycollege.edu

 

Session 2C The Global South and the Rise of China

Organizer and Presider: Christopher Sullivan, California State University, Fresno, chsullivan@csufresno.edu

 

Eugene N. Anderson, University of California, Riverside, China’s Environment and the Global South, gene@ucr.edu

Marilyn Grell and Christopher Chase-Dunn, University of California, Riverside, China and Global Economic Stratification, 1990 to 2014, christopher.chase-dunn@ucr.edu

Christopher Sullivan, California State University, Fresno, Violence and Resistance in the Uyghur-Chinese Marketplace, chsullivan@csufresno.edu

 

Session 2D Under the Microscope: Through the Lens of Symbolic Interactionism

Organizer and Presider: Kimberly Bonfiglio, College of the Canyons, kimberly.bonfiglio@canyons.edu

 

Karith Meyers, College of the Canyons, The Prison to School Pipeline: From My Classroom to Yours, Karith.Meyers@canyons.edu

Michelle Melendres, Mount Saint Mary’s University, Los Angeles, Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice, michellepmelendres@gmail.com

Kimberly Bonfiglio, College of the Canyons, Micro-aggressions – Examining Symbolism Within Everyday Language, kimberly.bonfiglio@canyons.edu

 

Session 2E Sociology of Education

Presider: Bob Palacio, CSU Fresno

 

Organizer: Charles F. Hohm, San Diego State University

Devon Thacker Thomas, California State University, Fullerton; Berna Torr, California State University, Fullerton; Eileen Walsh, California State University, Fullerton; Jack Fong: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Sentiments and Perspectives of Academics about Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

Breauna M. Spencer, University of California, Irvine, The Role of High School Indicators as a Measure of Postsecondary Success for STEM Majors

Brianne Davila, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; Grecia E. Garcia Perez, Willamette University;

Thalia C. Vargas, Willamette University; Building Bridges with Latina/o Parents: Lessons from a College Access Program

 

Session 2F Sociology of the Body

Organizer and Presider: Karen Sabbah, CSU, Northridge/Center for Positive Sexuality, karen.sabbah@csun.edu

 

Elizabeth Hughes, UC Riverside, Examining the Embodied Sexual Experiences of Heterosexual African-American Women, ehuhg001@ucr.edu

Kristin Richie, University of Houston, The Metrosexual Man and the Strong Black Father: A Content Analysis Investigation the Role Masculinity Plays in Defining Social Relations between Black and White Men in Esquire and Ebony, kmrichie611@gmail.com

Cielle Williams, Center for Positive Sexuality, Furry vs. Zoophilias. What Makes Them Different?, skye@positivesexuality.org

 

Session 3A The 2016 Presidential Election and the American Future

Organizer and Presider: Gordon Clanton, San Diego State University, gclanton@mail.sdsu.edu

 

Jonathan Turner, UC Riverside, jonathan.turner@ucr.edu

Harvey Rich, CSU Northridge, harvey.rich@csun.edu

Christopher Chase-Dunn, UC Riverside, christopher.chase-dunn@ucr.edu

Mark Juergensmeyer, UC Santa Barbara, juergens@global.ucsb.edu

 

Session 3B Latinos/as in Higher Education

Organizer and Presider: Elvia Ramirez, California State University, Sacramento, eramirez@csus.edu

 

Erica Zamora, California State University, Sacramento, Chicanas in Higher Education: Factors that Influence Their Graduate School Aspirations, ejzamora04@gmail.com

Oswaldo Hernandez, California State University, Sacramento, The Challenges of Undocumented Students in Higher Education, Oswaldo-Hernandez@scusd.edu

Elvia Ramirez, California State University, Sacramento, Examining Campus Climate: Experiences of Latino/a Doctoral Students, eramirez@csus.edu

Daisy Vazquez Vera, University of California, Irvine, Filling the Academic Achievement Gap: Contemporary Struggles of Undocumented Students in the UC System, daisyv1@uci.edu

Martha Arhemi Vera, University of California, Irvine, Deferred Action and Liminal Legality: UC Undocumented Students and their Career Plans, mamoral3@uci.edu

 

Session 3C Popular Culture

Organizer and Presider: Andrew R. Jones, California State University, Fresno, anjones@csufresno.edu

 

Eric H. Honda, Independent Scholar, Hegemonic-Decline And Right-Wing Resurgence: Making The Clash Of Civilizations Inevitable?, Jishuro@aol.com

King-To Yeung, California State University, San Bernardino, State Agents in a Media War: Israeli-Gaza Conflicts, 2014, KYeung@csusb.edu

Andrew R. Jones, California State University, Fresno, Addressing Diversity in Comic Books, anjones@csufresno.edu

 

Session 3D Parenting and Education

Organizer and Presider: Nereida Oliva, Hartnell College, noliva@hartnell. Edu

 

Vivian Leyva, Hartnell College, Testimonio: A Chicana/Latina Student Mother in a Community College, vivian.leyva@student.hartnell.edu

Hortencia Jimenez, PhD, Hartnell College, Nepantleras in a Community College: Student Mothers Negotiating Mothering, School, and Work, hjimenez@hartnell.edu

Nereida Oliva, Hartnell College, Mothering While Learning: An Examination of the Community Cultural Wealth of Student Mothers, noliva@hartnell.edu

Discussant: Nereida Oliva, Hartnell College, noliva@hartnell.edu

 

Session 3E Meet the Author: Rebecca Emigh

Organizer and Presider: Elizabeth Nelson, CSU Fresno, elizn@csufresno.edu

 

Rebecca Emigh, UCLA, Antecedents of Censuses from Medieval to Nation States: How Societies and States Count (Volume 1) and Changes in Censuses from Imperialist to Welfare States: How Societies and States Count, emigh@soc.ucla.edu

Corey Tazzara, Scripps College, Discussant, ctazzara@scrippscollege.edu

Charles Thorpe, UC San Diego, Discussant, cthorpe@ucsd.edu

 

Session 3F Current Issues in Latina/o Research

Organizer and Presider: Alicia M. Gonzales, CSUSM, amgonzal@csusm.edu

 

Alicia M. Gonzales, CSUSM, Reimagining Hospice in the Latino Community, amgonzal@csusm.edu

Roberto Rivera, UCR, A Trio of Officer Involved Shootings in a Latino Community: A Band-Aid, rrive011@ucr.edu

Roberto Gallardo, UCR, On the Thin Blue Line: Examining the Experience of Mexican American, roberto.gallardo@email.ucr.edu

Evelyn Pruneda, UCR, Mujeres Trabajadoras: The Impact of the CA Drought on Latina Packinghouse, eprun002@ucr.edu

José A. Muñoz, CSU Bernardino, Promoting Health from Outside the State: La Comunidad, Migrants, and, jose.collazo@wsu.edu

Discussant: Alfredo Mirande, UCR, alfredomirande@yahoo.com

 

SATURDAY November 5, 2016

Session 4A Teaching Sociology

Organizer and Presider: Edward Nelson, CSU, Fresno, ednelson@csufresno.edu

 

John Korey, Cal Poly Pomona, An Introduction to the Social Science Research and Instructional Council, jlkorey@cpp.edu

Gilbert Garcia and Kristy Jones, CSU, Los Angeles, Using Classroom Polling to Enhance Data Exploration, ggarcia6@exchange.calstatela.edu

Tim Kubal, CSU, Fresno, Building Research, Statistical, and Critical Thinking Skills Using Free Online Tools, tkubal@csufresno.edu

John Korey, Cal Poly Pomona, Teaching Longitudinal Analysis, jlkorey@cpp.edu

Edward Nelson, CSU, Fresno, Teaching with Social Science Data, ednelson@csufresno.edu

 

Session 4B Race Matters

Organizer and Presider: Alicia M. Gonzales, CSUSM, amgonzal@csusm.edu

 

Roxanna Llamas, CSUSM, Navigating the Role Conflict of Mexican American Women in Predominantly White Spaces, llama016@cougars.csusm.edu

Mayra Guzman, CSUSM, Resisting Educational Apartheid: Low-Income Latino Parents’ Experiences with School Residency Policies, guzma018@cougars.csusm.edu

Julisa McCoy, UCR, The Politics of Reproductive Policy: A Research Proposal on the Contraditions of Family Planning Programs, jmcco008@ucr.edu

Felipe Rendon, North County San Diego Hustlers (Street Vendors), rendo014@cougars.csusm.edu

Michael Arce, CSUSM, How do Caribbean People Negotiate Perceptions and Understandings of Their Blackness?, arce010@cougars.csusm.edu

 

Session 4C Black Feminist Thought

Organizer and Presider: Sharon Elise and Lori Walkington, CSU San Marcos/UC Riverside, selise@csusm.edu; lwalkington@csusm.edu

 

Allison Monterrosa, UC Riverside, “The Residual Effects of Mass Incarceration on Black Women”, allison.monterrosa@email.ucr.edu

Elizabeth Hughes, UC Riverside, “Examining the Embodied Sexual Experiences of Heterosexual African-American Women”, ehugh001@ucr.edu

Marie Nubia-Feliciano, Chapman University, “?Donde Voy Estar?: A Discussion of Afro-Boricua Women and Collins’ Black Feminist Standpoint Theory”, menubia@gmail.com

Kierra Jackson and Jennifer Rodriguez, UC Riverside, “The Intertwining of Social Classes with Intersectionality”, jrodr066@ucr.edu

Sharon Elise and Lori Walkington, CSU San Marcos, UC Riverside, “New or Not-so-New Black Women Characters: “Scandal” and Murder”, selise@csusm.edu, lwalkington@csusm.edu

 

Session 4D Student Research

Organizer and Presider: Robert Wonser, Los Angeles Valley College, rgwonser@gmail.com

 

Kelly Bravo Cuevas, College of the Canyons, How Knowledgeable is Society Regarding Mental Health Illnesses, cuevask101@gmail.com

Satenik Ashikyan, Vivian Lee, Danny Lorenzana, Jessica Perez, and Marcelo Sanchez, California State University, Northridge, Bridge to the Future: Motivations for Volunteerism in the Development of an Educational Program for Underrepresented Students, satashik@yahoo.com

Kourosh Safari, California State University, Los Angeles, Social Dispositions: Is Habitus Context Dependent?, safari310@hotmail.com

Jennifer Cruz, Pierce College, Sociological Aspects of Caregiving Burden: Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), CRUZJJ4810@student.laccd.edu

 

Session 4F Meet the Author: Liahna Gordon

Organizer and Presider: Elizabeth Nelson, CSU Fresno, elizn@csufresno.edu

 

Liahna Gordon, CSU Chico, Real Research: Research Methods Sociology Students Can Use, LEGordon@csuchico.edu

Chunyan Song, CSU Chico, Discussant, csong3@csuchico.edu

Hien Park, Vanguard University, Discussant, Hien.park@vanguard.edu

 

Session 4F Community & Identity

Organizer and Presider: Thea Alvarado, Pasadena City College, tsalvarado@pasadena.edu

 

Michael J. Carter, California State University, Northridge, Examining Identity Change in Person, Role, and Social Identities, michael.carter@csun.edu

Karen Sabbah, California State University, Northridge / Center for Positive Sexuality, Roller Derby: A Family Affair, Karen.sabbah@csun.edu

Amy Piliposian, California State University, Los Angeles, Same Sex Marriage, amypx13x@yahoo.com

 

Session 5A Community College Roundtable

 

Session 5B Health Care Policies, Outcomes and Disparities

Organizer and Presider: Debbie Helsel, Fresno State, deborahh@csufresno.edu

 

Eric Vogelsang, CSU San Bernadino, Older Adult Social Participation and its Relationship with Health: Rural-Urban Differences, EricVogelsang@csusb.edu

Johann Koehle, UC Santa Barbara, Anti-Fat and Anti-Transgender Biases as Barriers to Health Care, loquacious.type@gmail.com

Debbie Helsel, Fresno State, Hmong Shamans: Traditions and Identity, deborahh@csufresno.edu

 

Session 5C Modern Feminism & the Backlash Against It

Organizer and Presider: Amanda Hendrix, San Diego State University, amhendrix7@gmail.com

 

Rebecca Álvarez, PhD, New Mexico Highlands University, Vigilante Gender Violence and the Sociocultural Evolution of Gender Inequality, rlalvarez@nmhu.edu

Daniel Call, California State University, Sacramento, Sexual Harassment in Online Video Games and Female Gamer Identity, danhcall@gmail.com

Amanda Hendrix, San Diego State University, Negotiating Counter Nerd Identities Against a Dominate Narrative, amhendrix7@gmail.com

Liza Shifrin, San Diego State University, Stigmatized or Empowered? The Experiences of Recreational Pole Dancers, lizashifrin@gmail.com

 

Session 5D Teaching Methodologies and Student Research

Organizers/Presiders: Sean Davis, MiraCosta College, sdavis@miracosta.edu, and Sandy Somo, Glendale Community College, ssomo@glendale.edu

 

Sandy Somo, Glendale Community College, and Sean Davis, MiraCosta College, Teaching Sociology with Digestible Bites: The Lecturette, sdavis@miracosta.edu, ssomo@glendale.edu

Michael Nitzani, East Los Angeles College, Four High Impact Language Synthesis Exercises for Introduction to Sociology Classes, nitzanm@elac.edu

Elizabeth Bogumil, UC Riverside, Using Visual Mapping in a Service Class to Engage Students, Clients, and the Community, elizabeth.bogumil@gmail.com

Moshoula Capous Desyllas, Patricia Lara, Aleksey Reshetnikov, and Elizabeth Bogumil, Using Visual Mapping in a Service Class to Engage Students, Clients, and the Community, elizabeth.bogumil@gmail.com

  1. Martin Leyva, Corrections to College; Community College and Prison Reentry,

mleyva49@gmail.com

Travis Blunt, CSUSM, The Homeless Hustle, blunt001@cougars.csusm.edu

 

Session 5E Global Social Change I

Organizer and Presider: Chris Chase-Dunn, UC-Riverside, chriscd@ucr.edu

 

Alexis Alvarez, UC-Riverside, Networks of Global Governance, alexisalvarez@earthlink.net

Andrea N. Wilson, CSU Fresno, Democratic vs. Authoritarian History Texts and Education for Peace or War, andrea.noelle.wilson@gmail.com

  1. N. Anderson, UC-Riverside, Climate and Dynastic Decline: Preliminary Thoughts, gene@ucr.edu

 

Session 5F Making Sociology Matter

Organizer and Presider: Alicia M. Gonzales, CSUSM, amgonzal@csusm.edu

 

Fabiola Beltran, CSUSM, Alternative Schools: Useful Assets or Dumping Grounds for Juveniles?, beltr025@cougars.csusm.edu

Barbara Imle, CSUSM, California’s Double Edged Sword”: Exploring Regional Centers and Limited Conservatorship Policies, bimle2822@gmail.com

Katie Monderine Roethel, CSUSM, Middle Schools, Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs), & Educator Experiences: Creating Safe Spaces and Providing Supportive Resources for Trans* Youth, monde002@cougars.csusm.edu

Olivia Victory, CSUSM, All I Wanted Was Someone to Be There: Surviving the Structured Abuse in Group Homes, victo004@cougars.csusm.edu

  1. Martin Leyva, CSUSM, From Corrections to College; Community College and Prison Reentry, mleyva49@gmail.co

 

Session 6A Politics of Daily Life in the Central Valley

Organizer and Presider: John Kincaid, CSU Stanislaus, jdkincaid@csustan.edu

 

Jamal Ferguson, CSU Stanislaus, Mapping the Hate in the Central Valley, jferguson2@csustan.edu

Ishiana Burch, CSU Stanislaus, The Influence of Parenting Styles on Lifestyle Outcomes, iburch@csustan.edu

Lexi Lucero, CSU Stanislaus, Police Interactions and Perceptions of Protest, llucero@csustan.edu

Gabriela Castellanos, CSU Stanislaus, Family Styles and Student Outcomes, gcastellanos2@csustan.edu

 

Session 6B Student Involvement with Stigmatized Populations

Organizer and Presider: Ed Clarke, Vanguard University, eclarke@vanguard.edu

 

Zuleika Dixon and Cindy Evans, Cerritos Community College, Foster Youth Living in Group Homes: A Study to Investigate Lack of Family Support in Relation to Negative Outcomes on Academics, zuleikadixon@outlook.com

Megan Basalla, Vanguard University, The Maker and the Model: Comparisons in “Work Experience” Homeless Programs, megan.basalla@vanguard.edu

Sandra Morgan, Vanguard University, Building Multi-disciplinary Approaches to Prevention and Early Intervention in Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, sandra.morgan@vanguard.edu

Stephanie D’Auria, Vanguard University, Bridging the Gap: Creating a Safe Space for Learning Behind Bars, stephanie.dauria@vanguard.edu

 

Session 6C Environmental Sociology

Organizer and Presider: Andrew R. Jones, California State University, Fresno, anjones@csufresno.edu

 

Natasha Miric, University of California, Irvine, How Global Environmental and Development Pressures Affect National Park Expansion in Non-Western Countries, nmiric@uci.edu

Liam J. Leonard, California State University, Los Angeles, Research in Sustainability & Environmental Justice, liam_leonard@yahoo.com

Andrew R. Jones, California State University, Fresno, The Effects of Water Metering and Drought on Landscaping and Water Use in a California Metropolitan Area, anjones@csufresno.edu

 

Session 6D Workshops on Pedagogy Techniques

Organizer and Presider: Adam G. Sanford, CSU Dominguez Hills, asanford@csudh.edu

 

Christin Rodriguez, CSU Fresno, The Promising Syllabus, crod62@att.net

Thea Alvarado, Robert Wonser and Anne Marenco, College of the Canyons, Simulated Society Exercise for Introduction to Sociology, tsweoalvarado@gmail.com robert.wonser@canyons.edu,anne.marenco@canyons.edu

Adam G. Sanford, CSU Dominguez Hills, Getting Away From Points: Adjusting Assignments for Standards-Based Grading, asanford@csudh.edu

 

Session 6E Global Social Change II

Organizer and Presider: Chris Chase-Dunn, UC-Riverside, chriscd@ucr.edu

 

Ben Leffel, UC-Irvine, Chinese Cities & Climate Change Networking: Linking Global City Hierarchy to an Environmental Context, bleffel@uci.edu

Paul Peterson, UC-Riverside, The Conditional Effects of Financialization on Pretax Income, An Examination of Labor Power’s Role in the U.S, ppete002@ucr.edu

Dan Frumer, San Diego State University, Marijuana as a Commodity: Production and Regulation, dfrumer@gmail.com

Erin Sakin, University of California, Riverside, Military Coups in the Cold War Era: A Social Network and World System Perspective, sakin.erin@ucr.edu

 

Session 6F The State, Race, and Resistance

Organizer and Presider: Jeb Middlebrook, California State University, Dominguez Hills, jmiddlebrook@csudh.edu

 

Dustin Mohammed, California State University, Dominguez Hills, How the State Systematically Contributes to the Realities of “Broken” Families, dmohammed1@toromail.csudh.edu

Tiffany Hobbs, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Specially Educated, Specially Incarcerated: Examining the Relationship between Special Education Students in the U.S. Education System, and Juvenile Incarceration, thobbs2@toromail.csudh.edu

Lenana Flippin, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Knowledge of Self: The Fifth Element in Hip Hop, lflippin1@toromail.csudh.edu

Jonathan Henderson, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Visioning Black Power: The Past, Present, and Future of Black Lives Matter Demands, jhenderson@csudh.edu

 

 

CSA 2016

Preliminary Lists of Sessions (October 20, 2016)

 

Session 1: Our Ever Changing Society, Organizer: Kimberly Bonfiglio, College of the Canyons Kimberly.Bonfiglio@canyons.edu

 

Session 2: Under the Microscope: Through the Lens of Symbolic Interactionism, Kimberly Bonfiglio, College of the Canyons Kimberly.Bonfiglio@canyons.edu

 

Session 3: Race, Racism, and Immigration, Edwin Lopez, CSU Fullerton edwlopez@Exchange.FULLERTON.EDU

 

Session 4: Policing the Border and Immigrants in the Era of Homeland Security, Heidy Sarabia, CSU Sacramento h.sarabia.r@gmail.com

 

Session 5: Student Involvement with Stigmatized Populations, Edward Clarke, Vanguard University eclarke@vanguard.edu

 

Session 6: Sociological Pedagogies: Techniques for Increasing Student Learning, Adam Sanford, CSU Dominguez Hills asanford@csudh.edu

 

Session 7: Militias, Militaries, and Police, Adam Sanford, CSU Dominguez Hills asanford@csudh.edu

 

Session 8: Latinos/as in Higher Education, Elvia Ramirez, CSU Sacramento eramirez@csus.edu

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Session 9: SESSION CANCELLED– Cultivating Community amongst Students, Faculty, and in the Classroom, Elizabeth Bogumil, CSU Northridge elizabeth.bogumil@gmail.com  —

 

Session 10: College Life: A focus on students of color, Eileen Ie, East Los Angeles College IEEF@elac.edu

 

Session 11: Teaching Sociology, Ed Nelson, CSU Fresno, ednelson@csufresno.edu

 

Session 12: Student Research, Robert Wonser, Moorpark College rgwonser@gmail.com

 

Session 13: Community and Identity, Thea S. Alvarado, Pasadena City College, tsweoalvarado@gmail.com

 

Session 14: SESSION CANCELLED– Afro-Latin@ in Higher Education: Belonging, Identity, and Success, Marie Nubia-Feliciano, Chapman University menubia@gmail.com

 

Session 15: Feminism and Backlash, Amy Oliveri-Ash, San Diego State University aeoliveriash@gmail.com

 

Session 16: Making Sociology Matter (Graduate Students Only), Alicia Gonzales, CSU San Marcos, amgonzal@csusm.edu

 

Session 17: Race Matters (Graduate Students Only), Alicia Gonzales, CSU San Marcos, amgonzal@csusm.edu

 

Session 18: Current Issues in Latina/o Research (Faculty and Graduate Students), Alicia Gonzales, CSU San Marcos, amgonzal@csusm.edu

 

Session 19: Undergraduate Research (Undergraduates Only), Alicia Gonzales, CSU San Marcos, amgonzal@csusm.edu

 

Session 20: Sociology of the Body, Karen S. Sabbah, CSU Northridge karen.sabbah.54@csun.edu

 

Session 21: SESSION CANCELLED– Women and Sport, Karen S. Sabbah, CSU Northridge karen.sabbah.54@csun.edu

 

Session 22: The Global South and the Rise of China, NEW ORGANIZER/PRESIDER — Christopher Sullivan, CSU Fresno  chsullivan@csufresno.edu

 

Session 23: Black Feminist Thought, Sharon Elise, CSU San Marcos selise@csusm.edu and Lori Walkington, CSU San Marcos lwalking@csusm.edu

 

Session 24: SESSION CANCELLED– Children’s Literature and K-12 Education, Brooke Whitehead, CSU, Bakersfield brooke.whitehead@ymail.com

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Session 25: Sociology of Education, Chuck Hohm, San Diego State University  chohm@csudh.edu

 

Session 26: Intersection of Culture, Race, and Resistance, Jeb Middlebrook, CSU, Dominguez Hills  jmiddlebrook@csudh.edu

 

Session 27: What’s Age Got To Do With It: Perspectives of Aging, Gender and Sexuality, Marcel Morales, East Los Angeles College moralemj@elac.edu

 

Session 28: The 2016 Presidential Election and the American Future, Gordon Clanton, San Diego State University gclanton@mail.sdsu.edu

 

Session 29: Global Social Change, Christopher Chase-Dunn, UC Riverside, christopher.chase-dunn@ucr.edu

 

Session 30: Environmental Sociology, Andrew Jones, CSU Fresno, anjones@csufresno.edu

 

Session 31: Popular Culture, Andrew Jones, CSU Fresno anjones@csufresno.edu

 

Session 32: Health Care Policies, Outcomes and Disparities, Deborah Helsel, CSU Fresno deborahh@csufresno.edu

 

Session 33: Politics and Research in the Central Valley, John Kincaid, CSU-Stanislaus jdkincaid@csustan.edu

 

Session 34: Parenting and Education, Nereida Olivia, Hartnell College noliva@hartnell.edu and Hortencia Jiménez, Hartnell College  hjimenez@hartnell.edu

 

Session 35:  Sociological Teaching and Research, Sean Davis, MiraCosta College sdavis@miracosta.edu and Sandy Somo, Glendale Community College ssomo@glendale.edu