Sociology well represented at Southern Demographic Association

UIC Sociology had five students (two undergraduate honors students and three graduate students) present their work at the Southern Demographic Association meetings in San Antonio, October 14-16. They are (in alphabetical order):

MA student Rebecca Abbott presented her paper, co-authored with fellow graduate student Herrica Telus: "The Role of Economic Insecurity on Racial Attitudes among Whites and Blacks Pre-Post Recession"

Undergraduate Elizabeth Breen presented work from her honors thesis: "The Past is not Past: The Contemporary Health Impact of Historical Lynching"

Undergraduate Melissa Gonzalez presented work from her honors thesis: "Transition to Adulthood by Gender among Working Class Youth"

Doctoral student Allison Helmuth presented a paper co-authored with faculty member Amy Bailey: "Tracking Changes in ZIP Code Boundaries, 1990-2009"

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Doctoral student Piere Washington presented a paper co-authored with faculty member Amy Bailey: "Variations in Vulnerability: Victims of
Threatened and Completed Lynchings in Four Southern States"