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University of California, Los Angeles, Professor of Sociology and Asian American Studies Min Zhou’s recent research compared patterns of integration among contemporary Chinese and Indian immigrants in metropolitan Los Angeles.
Willow Lung-Amam, associate professor in the Urban Studies and Planning Program at the University of Maryland, College Park, researches the link between social inequality and the built environment, particularly in neighborhoods undergoing rapid racial and economic change.
Sociology’s Gregory Squires joined a panel for a discussion on the digital history project “Mapping Segregation in Washington DC.” The event sparked conversation on the lasting impact of decades of housing discrimination in the nation’s capital.
During her summer in Teach for America’s Accelerate Fellowship program, Leeana Skuby traveled the country to work with local organizations and develop solutions to education problems. At the end of the fellowship, Teach for America extended her a job offer.
Senior Rebecca Levy researched weight bias in elementary schools. She tested local fourth and fifth grade teachers to see if they displayed bias against overweight people and found that every teacher surveyed showed an automatic preference for thin people.