05/02/2016 - By now, no one is debating the fact that economic inequality has grown substantially in the past few decades. It seems that almost every day there’s a new report showing that incom
04/29/2016 - Life as Politics is a collection of essays and fieldwork articles originally published by Asef Bayat in a range of academic outlets between the years 2001 and 2009.
03/09/2016 - On February 29, Professor Sandefur spoke about her research on public experience with justice problems and civil legal aid at a meeting co-chaired by US Attorney General, Loretta Lynch and the Dire
02/05/2016 - Tim Liao collaborators have been awarded a grant (approx. $1 million Australian) to study the intergenerational transmission of joblessness.
02/05/2016 - Assata Zerai (along with Brian Pianfetti in Civil and Environmental Engineering) has been awarded a $150,000 grant from the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.
02/05/2016 - Cynthia Buckley was selected to join a group of 20 leading scholars to help launch the German government's new interdisciplinary migration research center in Berlin.
02/05/2016 - Monica McDermott has been awarded a grant from the Russell Sage Foundation ($150,000, with collaborators Eric Knowles from NYU and Jennifer Richeson from Northwestern).
01/27/2016 - Five years ago this month, the Tunisians had brought down a dictator and the Egyptians were on their way to doing the same, beginning with massive demonstrations that grabbed the world’s attention.
01/27/2016 - Professor Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi has been selected to receive the LAS Humanities Council Teaching Excellence Award! Please join us in congratulating him.
01/27/2016 - The Earned Income Tax Credit aids millions of Americans each year, lifting many out of poverty – but spacing it out in multiple payments could significantly reduce recipients’ dependence on payday
12/01/2010 - Tim Liao lectured at Academia Sinica in December of 2010.
The Racial Microaggressions Project, the work of a group of University of Illinois students and faculty including our own Professor Ruby Mendenhall, was referenced in two recent articles.
Grant Shoffstall's essay from our Spring '13 Newsletter on the upcoming movie, Freezing People is Easy, has been reprinted in the blog
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