CER News and Announcements

CER News and Announcements

 Summer Workshop in Qualitative Research Methods – May 22-June 30, 2017

photo of studentsThis CER workshop provides mentorship, hands-on research experience, and advanced training in designing and executing a project using qualitative methods for advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students. Students will receive six weeks of intensive methodological training in the design and practice of qualitative. Learn more and apply here.

 Interim Solutions to Homelessness

Christopher Herring, CER affliated graduate student and PhD Candidate in Sociology, has had his research on homeless tent cities featured in a series of public and policy forums. In San Francisco he co-organized and presented a three-night symposium (now available as podcasts) on interim solutions to homelessness featuring academics, policymakers, community organizers, and homeless residents at the Storefront Lab.

 New Book on Ethnic Violence in Schools

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Burning Dislike: Ethnic Violence in High Schools, by CER Chair Martín Sánchez-Jankowski, analyzes inter-ethnic conflict that leads to violence among high school students. Based on two ethnographic studies in California and Massachusetts, the book documents the process of sparks of conflict escalating into violence and identifies the conditions under which these "fires" emerge.