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Professor openings from University of Illinois

Faculty Position in Social Inequality Department of Sociology University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Pending administrative approval, the Department of Sociology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign welcomes applications and nominations […]

Professor Paul Ong featured in 89.3 KPCC

Professor Paul Ong’s study stated that the problem with rising housing price is compounded by a widening income gap between the area’s richest and poorest residents. Article: http://www.scpr.org/news/2015/08/06/53625/LA-least-affordable-housing-market-UCLA/

Professor Ed Walker wrote an op-ed in New York Times

Professor Ed Walker wrote an op-ed in New York Times about the important differences between corporation-organized and grass-roots social movements. Article: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/07/opinion/the-uber-ization-of-activism.html?src=twr&_r=1

Prof. Edward Walker is quoted in SF Gate

Prof. Edward Walker stated that consultants are beginning to provide grassroots mobilizing services to paying clients in his book called “Grassroots for Hire: Public Affairs Consultants in American Democracy.” Article: http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Measure-seeks-to-reveal-names-funding-behind-6422738.php

Prof. Matthew Kahn is quoted in LA Times

Prof. Matthew Kahn identified a couple of trends where individuals feel greater incentive to go green. Article: http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-turf-rebate-psychology-20150729-story.html#page=1