Content Tagged with: Department of Sociology

Gender insecurity prompts women MMA fighters to date hypermasculine men

Challenging gender norms in sport can lead to overdoing them in intimate relationships

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Experiencing police violence worsens mental health in distinct ways

Unique effects of police violence create a public health crisis for communities most affected

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

This is how we can improve response to the next pandemic

A UC Riverside medical sociologist offers five strategies for combating misinformation and strengthening public health

A look at graduation celebrations — at home

Photos show how two students commemorated their undergraduate journeys.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Youth who understand mental illness more likely to ask for help later

Research suggests destigmatizing mental illness in schools could increase the likelihood of treatment-seeking for youth who need it

To curb sexual assault, help people better understand consent

Research suggests more effort is needed to help college men apply the concept of sexual consent to their everyday lives

How might the coronavirus change the world around us?

Sociologist Richard M. Carpiano weighs in on some of the less obvious ways COVID-19 could restructure life as we know it

How cluster hiring at U.S. research universities has fared

A UC Riverside-led survey of cluster hires at universities across the country reveals the widespread practice could be refined

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Sociologist’s family history inspires her first book

Victoria Reyes’ research explores a place that figures heavily into her heritage: the Philippines’ Subic Bay

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Two grad students win nearly $100,000 in fellowship awards

First-generation college students in sociology and education received the Ford Foundation awards to support their research

Alumna brings music history to life for the next generation

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has a new director of curatorial affairs: UCR’s Nwaka Onwusa ’08

By Tess Eyrich | | Students

Keeping the peace when mom and grandma disagree on feeding the kids

Nutrition education programs for children should incorporate all family members who act as caregivers

By Holly Ober | | Health, Social Science / Education

In higher education, the positives outweigh the negatives

A UC Riverside sociologist’s 35-year survey of American universities offers evidence of surprises and successes

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate

A UCR sociologist is part of a $1.5 million effort to better understand skepticism toward childhood vaccines

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

This former cop wants to build trust between communities and police

Fulbright Scholar Roberto Rivera looks to Jamaica as a model of restorative justice

By Tess Eyrich | | Students

How can workers reap more benefits from retail development projects?

Research from two UCR professors looks closely at the impacts of distribution centers like QVC’s Ontario outpost on working communities

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education