Faculty and Students Participate in the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA) | Department of Sociology
September 8, 2014

Faculty and Students Participate in the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA)

UNT Sociology faculty and students recently attended the 109th annual meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA) in San Francisco, CA from August 16-19, 2014. The theme for this year's meeting was "The Impact of Economic Inequality on Families & Individuals." Participants included:

Huang, Chao Lun (Jacob). "Use of Health Care & Health Outcome among Elderly Asians in the U.S."

Ignatow, Gabe. "Bourdieu's Third Career as Theorist of the Digital."

Ignatow, Gabe, Nichola Evangelopoulos, & Konstantinos Zougris. "Topic Modeling with Sentiment Evaluation for Analysis of Opinion Polarization."

Johnson, Lindsey. "Socioeconomic Status & Prosperity Belief in Guatemala."

NiƱo, Michael & Tianji Cai. "The Effects of Youth Social Withdrawal on Alcohol, Cigarette, and Illicit Drug Use" (photo above)

Ong, Corinne. "Choice of Energy Paths: Its Implications for Rural Energy Poverty."

Seckin, Gul. "Meaning of Cancer & Multi-dimensional Examination of (Positive) Reframing in Virtual Appraisal Support Groups."

Singh, Swati & Cynthia Cready. "Microfinance: An Intervention for HIV/AIDS Awareness among Indian women"

Solakoglu, Ozgur. "Fear of Crimes Affecting Elderly People in The Context of Different Cultures: A Case Study, Turkey" (photo above)

Thompson, Michael Franklin. "What is Your Impact? Probing Diversity in Protestors and their Expectations." Dr. Thompson also served as an organizer for two sessions: Class Consciousness & Culture in Labor Mobilization and Labor Movements in Global, State and Local Contexts.