Sociology well represented at Southern Demographic Association

by Kirsten Andersen | Oct 23, 2015
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"