CSDA Associates In the News

February 2016 -- Catherine Lawson, UAlbany News Center

"Getting to the Doctor"

January 2016 -- Shawn Bushway, The Gaurdian

"The Injustice System -- ‘This could have cleared her’ "

January 2016 -- Ben Shaw, UAlbany News Center

"Benjamin Shaw Named Gerontological Society of America Fellow "

December 2015 -- Alan Lizotte, NBC News

"More Than 80 Percent of Guns Used in Mass Shootings Obtained Legally"

November 2015 -- Feng (Johnson) Qian, UAlbany News Center

"First Published Paper for Public Health's Qian is a Winner"

November 2015 -- Alan Lizotte, Tampa Bay Tribune

"Gun rights for mentally ill a tricky issue, experts say at USF conference"

October 2015 -- Zai Liang, UAlbany News Center

"UAlbany Sociologist Examines Education and Health Consequences of Parental Migration on Children in China"

September 2015 -- Kate Strully, UAlbany News Center

"UAlbany Sociologist Examines Immigrant Health, Immigration Enforcement"

July 2015 -- Joanna Dreby, Fox News Latino

"Amor in the airwaves: Los Angeles radio show gives a peek into the love lives of immigrants"

July 2015 -- Katy Schiller, UAlbany News Center

"UAlbany Researchers Evaluate Higher-Performing Schools Using Common Core Assessments"

June 2015 -- Michael Bloom, UAlbany News Center

"UAlbany Researcher Examines Impact of Metals on Assisted Reproductive Technologies"

June 2015 -- Kathryn Schiller, UAlbany News Center

"Schiller Awarded Grant to Observe Implementation of Common Core Learning Standards"

May 2015 -- Ben Shaw, Zai Liang, Erin Bell, & Tse-Chuan Yang, UAlbany NewsCenter

"University Awards 14 Research Projects Driving Innovation"

March 2015 -- Joanna Dreby, Center for American Progress

"Executive Action on Immigration Will Help Children and Families"

March 2015 -- Kate Strully, NPR News

"People With Low Incomes Say They Pay A Price In Poor Health"

February 2015 -- Alan Lizotte, Bizjournals.com

"Property Crime Down-- If You Don't Count Cyber Crime, Identity Theft"

February 2015 -- Joanna Dreby, UAlbany NewsCenter

"UAlbany’s Dreby Explores Impact of U.S. Immigration Policies in Latest Book"

January 2015 -- Shawn Bushway, Aljazeera.com

"Old age in the big house"

October 2014 -- Joanna Dreby, Northjersey.com

"Immigrant families torn by detentions"

October 2014 -- Matthew C. Ingram, The New York Times

"43 Missing Students, a Mass Grave and a Suspect: Mexico’s Police"

October 2014 -- Samantha Friedman, UAlbany NewsCenter

" UAlbany Sociologist on Fulbright Researches Residential Segregation in Turkey"

July, 2014 --- Zai Liang, World Policy Blog

"Just Approaches? Africa's Migrants in China"

January, 2014 --- Zoya Gubernskaya, ElderBranch

"Naturalization and Age Predictors in Health of Older Adult Immigrants"

January 10, 2014 --- Shawn Bushway, The O'Reilly Factor

"Demographic Patterns of Cumulative Arrest Prevalence by Ages 18 and 23"

December, 2013 --- Zoya Gubernskaya, Health Behavior News

"Immigration Status Impacts Health, Especially for the Young"

June 13, 2012 --- Don Hernandez and Jeff Napierala, Wall Street Journal

"Children in Immigrant Families: Essential to America’s Future"

January 15, 2012 --- Pinka Chatterji and Kajal Lahiri, UAlbany News Center

"Ethnic and Racial Groups Face Increased Health Disparities in Controlling Diabetes"

Dec 21, 2011 -- Shawn Bushway, ITWire

"Almost 1 of 3 young Americans are arrested"

Dec 20, 2011 -- Shawn Bushway, Charlotte Observer

"Arrested by 23? It's not that rare"

Dec 19, 2011 -- Shawn Bushway, Business Insider

"What's Behind The Shocking Collapse In Violent Crime?"

Dec 19, 2011 -- Shawn Bushway, TheSpec

"Nearly one-third of Americans arrested by 23"

Dec 19, 2011 -- Shawn Bushway, The New York Times

"Many in U.S. Are Arrested by Age 23, Study Finds"

Dec 2, 2011 -- Richard Alba, Here is the City

"Progress & Pitfalls Of Diversity On Wall Street"

Dec 2, 2011 -- Richard Alba, Center for Urban Research

"Progress and Pitfalls of Diversity on Wall Street"

Dec 2, 2011 -- Richard Alba, Global Post

"Report finds that white men still dominate Wall Street"

Dec 2, 2011 -- Richard Alba, The Atlantic Wire

"White Men Make at Least 36% More Than Other Groups on Wall Street"

Dec 2, 2011 -- Richard Alba, DealBook - New York Times

"Study Says Wall Street Pay Is Tilted Toward White Men"

Nov 23, 2011 -- Huang Youqin, Foreign Policy

"China’s Wild West, a new resort town transports China’s wealthy urbanites into the world of cowboys and Indians. "

Nov 20, 2011 -- Kate W. Strully

"Job search for older workers is uphill, but isn't impossible"

Nov 18, 2011 -- Kate W. Strully

"Sometimes the Industry Playbook is Accurate"

Nov 14, 2011 -- Benjamin A. Shaw, Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs

"Money Stress May Drive Older Adults to Alcohol, Smoking"

Nov 13, 2011 -- Benjamin A. Shaw, Fox News Radio

"Financially Stressed Older Adults May Smoke or Drink More — Health Check"

Nov 10, 2011 -- Benjamin A. Shaw, Health Blog

"Why Low Income Adults Tend To Become Alcoholics and Smokers?"

Nov 4, 2011 -- Samantha Friedman, Times Union

"Poor areas grow poorer"

Nov 9, 2011 -- Benjamin A. Shaw

"Under Money Strains, Some Older Adults Turn to Alcohol"

Aug 24, 2011 -- Pinka Chatterji

"CSDA Associate Pinka Chatterji's research on Early Maternal Employment and Family Wellbeing finds mothers returning to work pose no adverse effects on family."

July 19, 2011 -- Zai Liang, The New York Times

"Illegal Sale of Rice Wine Thrives in Chinese Enclaves"

March 25, 2011 -- Nancy Denton, Times Union

"Hispanic growth rate here outpaces nation"

November 10, 2010 -- Kate Strully, CNN

"Job loss taking a toll on health and life spans, research shows"

November 5, 2010 -- Kate Strully, The Huffington Post

"Study: Longterm Unemployment Has Disastrous Effects On Health And Longevity First Posted:"

August 2, 2010 -- Kate Strully, Science Daily

"Sociological Study Links State Tax Credit Programs to Higher Birth Weight"

May 26, 2010 -- Angie Chung, MSNBC

"Tale of two cities for immigration"

February 24, 2010 -- Kate Strully, The New York Times

"Trauma of Job Loss Often Includes Health Problems"

December 13, 2009 -- Zai Liang, New York Times

"China’s Changing Views on Race"

November 3, 2009 -- Jennifer Manganello, Science Daily

"TV Exposure May Be Associated With Aggressive Behavior In Young Children"

October 11, 2009 -- Angie Chung, North Jersey

"Agents of change"

June 29, 2009 -- Russ Ward, USA Today

"Few See Themselves as “Old”, No Matter What Their Age"

April 11, 2009 -- Kate Strully, USA Today

"People report More Health Issues After Losing Job"

May 10, 2009 -- Kate Strully, Time

"Losing Your Job: A Blow to Your Health Too"

May 8, 2009 -- Kate Strully, New York Times

"Losing Job May Be Hazardous to Health"

January 28, 2008 -- Don Hernandez, USA Today

"Report: Black, Hispanic Children Making Gains"

A New Research Brief by Child Trends and the Center for Social and Demographic Analysis

Second Generation Initiative

CSDA and Lewis Mumford Center Joint Mapping Project --- 2000+

A principal Public-Infrastructure Core activity continues with the ongoing development of 2000+, CSDA's web-based GIS project designed to provide easy access to the most up-to-date social, economic, and demographic characteristics of U.S. counties, including the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Surveys. A complement to 2000+ is our creation of a web-based GIS for post-2000 changes in metropolitan area boundary definitions. This project is slated for release in 2008.

CSDA Associates In the News

  • Richard Alba, along with co-PIs Nancy Denton and Donald Hernandez, received funding for a major NICHD grant titled The Social Contexts of Children of Immigrants in the U.S. This four-year project is part of Richard's current focus on comparative studies of second-generation incorporation. Richard Alba was the first sociologist to deliver the Nathan I. Huggins Lectures at Harvard University. Richard presented his lectures, titled Blurring the Color Line: Possibilities for Ethno-Racial Change in Early 21st Century America, on three consecutive days. Harvard University Press usually publishes the Huggins Lectures as a volume, and Richard expects the book based on his lectures to appear in 2009.
  • Tom Brutsaert, along with co-PI Timothy Gage, received a new grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development titled Fetal Programming and Human Physical Performance.
  • Angie Chung published a book titled Legacies of Struggle: Conflict and Cooperation in Korean American Politics. The publisher is Stanford University Press.
  • Nancy Denton was elected Secretary of the Association of Population Centers. She was also elected to the Board of Directors of the Population Association of America.
  • Timothy Gage was appointed to serve as a member of the Center for Scientific Review's Social Sciences and Population Studies Study Section at the National Institutes of Health.
  • Mary Gallant was elected Chair of the Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior in the School of Public Health.
  • Don Hernandez received funding for three new research initiatives. The first is titled English Language Acquisition and Linguistic Isolation in Immigrant Families (Annie E. Casey Foundation). The second is titled Creating Child-Based Extract Data Sets for PK-3 Database (Foundation for Child Development). The third is titled A Statistical Portrait of Children in Migrant Families in Selected Rich Countries (UNICEF). Don has also been an invited plenary panel speaker at the Center for Law and Social Policy in Chicago and the University of Guelph in Canada.
  • Hayward Horton was appointed Associate Dean of Graduate Studies for the University at Albany. Hayward also traveled to China and presented workshops at the People's University of Beijing and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. The workshops were titled An Introduction to Critical Demography.
  • Zai Liang received a two-year grant from NSF titled Migration and Transformation of Rural China. He also received a new grant from the Spencer Foundation titled A New Approach to Study Education of Migrant Children in China. He was recently interviewed by The New York Times concerning how changes in Chinese cuisine in New York City are related to patterns of Chinese immigration to the United States. Finally, he was interviewed by a reporter from Harper's Magazine about the recent trend in international migration from Asia to the United States.
  • John Logan is a candidate for the office of Vice President-Elect of the American Sociological Association in the 2008 elections.
  • Marilyn Masson received a new grant from the National Science Foundation for her work in Mayan archaeology. Her project is titled Urban Administration at Mayapan.
  • Steve Messner was named a 2007 Collins Fellow at the University at Albany's commencement ceremonies. He has also been elected Vice-President of the American Society of Criminology (2007-2008).
  • Scott South received a new grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development titled Spatial Dynamics of Neighborhood Effects. Scott has also been appointed to the editorial board of City and Community and re-appointed to the editorial board of the Journal of Marriage and Family.

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