Curious what's going on at the UH Hilo Sociology Department?
Dr. Hern was elected incoming president of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology, August 20, 2023. Congrats!
Dr. Meiser's research on abusive chefs was featured on The Academic Minute, July 12, 2023.
Dr. Meiser was interviewed for Heritage Radio Network's Gastronomica podcast about the social functions of daytime street markets in Taiwan, June 4, 2023. Her conversation is based on her recent photo essay, "The Value of the Taiwanese Caishichang".
Criminology students presented their research on policing at a community panel hosted by the East Hawai'i Cultural Center, May 24, 2023. Their study findings can be found here.
Dr. Meiser co-wrote an op-ed for The Conversation about abuse in the culinary industry, May 11, 2023. It was based on her recent journal article with Dr. Eli Wilson, "Avoiding, Resisting and Enduring: A New Typology of Worker Responses to Workplace Violence".
Dr. Guðmundur Oddsson of University of Akureyri gave a talk to UH Hilo students and faculty about structural inequality and neoliberal globalization in Iceland, Feb. 27, 2023.
Dr. Hern's book, Single Payer Healthcare Reform: Grassroots Mobilization and the Turn Against Establishment Politics in the Medicare for All Movement, has been released!, July 21, 2020. You can find it here!