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Angela Garcia receives dissertation grant from UC MEXUS

Grad student Angela Garcia has received a dissertation grant from UC MEXUS for her project, “Navigating Exclusion and Accommodation: Local Immigrant Policy and the Shaping of Incorporation.”

Congrats Angela!

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Moira Mackinnon receives a full-time position at National University Tres de Febrero

 Recent Sociology graduate Dr. Moira Mackinnon, now a postdoctoral fellow at Tulane University, has just received a full-time position at the  Instituto de Estudios Historicos, Univ. Tres de Febrero in Buenos Aires.  This is a research university with teaching load of  3 courses/year, which will give Moira time to continue her scholarship in addition to focusing on her students.

Congratulations, Moira!

Binder & Wood’s new book featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education

Professor Amy Binder & Kate Wood’s  new book, Becoming Right: How Campuses Shape Young Conservatives (Princeton University Press, 2012)  is featured in recent articles in  The Chronicle of Higher Education and Inside Higher Ed.

The Chronicle of Higher Education article, in the form of an Interview with the authors, is here: http://forums.chronicle.com/article/Conservative-Styles-in-Campus/135958/#top   (Subscriber only, which means either on a campus computer or have a VPN connection to UCSD).

The Inside Higher Ed piece is here:  http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/12/04/new-book-says-campus-environment-plays-role-students-political-identities

Congratulations to Amy and Kate for this great coverage.