Tiffany Green featured in On Wisconsin Magazine’s “Fixing the Future”
Race and Ethnicity Workshop – Spring 2023 Schedule
Below, you can find the Race & Ethnicity Workshop’s presentation schedule for the Spring 2023 semester. The Race Workshop meets weekly on Wednesdays from 10:30am to 12pm CST in 8108 Sewell Social Sciences and over Zoom. Please …
Non-Profit Funding Opportunities, October 24-October 28, 2022
Social Science Research Council: Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa: Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Fellowship Application deadline February 10, 2023 Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa: Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowship Application deadline February 10, 2023 Next …
Max Besbris co-authors Guest Essay on Climate Change and Managed Retreat of Neighborhoods
Maria Schletzbaum, Amy Kind, et al, “Age-Stratified Thirty-Day Rehospitalization and Mortality and Predictors of Rehospitalization among Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: a Medicare cohort study”
Young adults with lupus on Medicare had very high 30-day rehospitalization at 36%. Considering socioeconomic disadvantage and comorbidities provided good prediction of rehospitalization risk, particularly in young adults. Young lupus beneficiaries with comorbidities should be a focus of programs aimed at reducing rehospitalizations.
Max Bebris co-authoed a new book, “Soaking the Middle Class ”
“Soaking the Middle Class ” (Russell Sage Foundation, 242 pages, $37.50) was authored by Rice assistant professor of sociology Anna Rhodes and University of Wisconsin assistant professor of sociology Max Besbris, who was on the faculty at Rice during Harvey. It explores how families in the Houston suburb of Friendswood recovered from the storm and how that process exacerbated economic inequality within the community.
Small Grant Competition Now Open
In a jointly-supported funding opportunity, the Center for Demography & Ecology and the Collaborative for Reproductive Equity invite applications for a quick-turnaround, small grant competition supporting research on the implications of reductions in reproductive health …
Alumni Profile: Esteban Quiñones
Dr. Esteban J. Quiñones is a development economist and demographer with research interests in rural development, migration, food security, agriculture, social protection, climate change, gender, and labor economics. Quiñones designs and implements experimental and quasi-experimental …
Graduate Student Profile: Jason Robey
Name: Jason Robey Title: PhD Candidate Hometown: Stewartville, Minnesota Educational background: B.A. Sociology of Law, Crime, and Deviance, University of Minnesota M.S. Sociology, University of Wisconsin–Madison What are your research interests? Current research projects? My …