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."
Niño, 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.