Distinction in Research and Creative Work
Navya Ravi Kumar for the paper: Tuthill, Zelma Oyarvide, Bridget K Gorman, and Navya Kumar. "Union Status and Overweight/Obesity among Sexual Minority Men and Women."
Thresa Skeslien-Jenkins for the thesis: “Impact of Business Oriented Neoliberal Policies on the Gentrification Process: A Houston Case Study”
Yves Ye for the thesis: “Predictors of Asian Attitudes Toward Affirmative Action”
Amina Williams for thesis: "Representations of Race and African Americans in U.S. History Textbooks"
Akin Bruce for the paper: "Black and Bulletproof: The Evolution of Equality of Opportunity in the Black Community"
Sophie Rodriguez: "Materialism and Loss: Lessons from Hurricane Harvey''
Honors in Sociology
Graduate Student Paper Competition
Raul Casarez - Winner
“This Land is (not) Your Land: Racial Boundaries and American Appropriation in the Formation of Attitudes about Immigrants”
Allan Farrell - Honorable Mention
“Socialization Through Discrimination: The Effect of Racially Discriminatory Experiences on the Racial Identification of Individuals with Multiracial Ancestry”
Asia Bento - Honorable Mention
“When and Where Residential Racial Segregation Matters for Black Self Employment”