Faculty Accomplishments

Faculty Accomplishments

  • Publications

    Burns, S. "'They Sacrificed...for Us, We Need to Give Them a Helping Hand Now': Local Reasoning in Combat Veteran's Court," Ethnographic Studies, Vol. 15: 106-121 (2018).

    Burns, S. Making Settlement Work: An Examination of the Work of Judicial Mediators, in the Law, Justice and Power Series, Routledge Revival Series, Routledge Press (Reissued 2018).

    Burns, S. "Doing Justice and Demonstrating Fairness in Small Claims Arbitration" (Human Studies, Vol. 32: 109-131 [2009]), translated into Japanese and published in Tokai Law Review 55: 112-163 (2018).

    Burns, S. “Public Policy and Social Problems: Recent Trends in the Formal Control of Individual Behavior” (With M. Peyrot), pp. 57-76 in The Cambridge Handbook of Social Problems, edited by Javier Trevino, Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press. 2018.

    Burns, S. Book under advance contract with Lynne Rienner Publishers, entitled Social Problems and the Criminal Justice System (with M. Peyrot).

    Burns, S. “Harold Garfinkel.” 2015. In International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (2nd Edition), ed. James D. Wright. Oxford, UK: Elsevier, pp. 598-604.

    Kim, N. 2018. “Race-ing the Korean American Experience.” Pp. 267-303 in A Companion in Korean American Studies, Shelley Lee and Rachel Joo, eds., Boston/the Netherlands: Brill

    Kim, N. 2016. “‘Success is Relative’: Comparative Social Class and Ethnic Effects in an Academic Paradox” (with Christine Oh). Sociological Perspectives ​59(2): 270-295.  

    Kim, N. 2015. “Race-ing towards the Real South Korea: The Cases of Black-Korean Nationals and African Migrants.” Pp. 211-43 in Multiethnic Korea? Multiculturalism, Migration, and Peoplehood Diversity in Contemporary South Korea, John Lie, ed., Berkeley: University of California Berkeley Institute of East Asian Studies Publishing.

    Kim, N. 2015. “The United States Arrives: Racialization and Racism in Post-1945 South Korea.” Pp. 274-95 in Race and Racism in Modern East Asia (vol. II): Interactions, Nationalism, Gender and Lineage, Rotem Kowner and Walter Demel, eds., Boston/the Netherlands: Brill.

    Kim, N. 2008. “Critical Thoughts on Asian American Assimilation in the Whitening Literature.” Pp. 53-66 in Racism in Post-Racism America: New Theories, New Directions, edited by Charles A. Gallagher. Chapel Hill, NC:  Social Forces.  Reprinted in: Zhou, M. & A.C. Ocampo, eds. Contemporary Asian America, 3rd edition. NYU Press (forthcoming).

    Limoncelli, S. 2017. “The Global Development of Contemporary Anti-Human Trafficking Advocacy.” International Sociology 32(6):814-834.

    Limoncelli, S. 2017. “Globalising Service-Learning in the Social Sciences.” Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences 10(2):25-40.

    Limoncelli, S. 2017. "Legal Limits: Ending Human Trafficking in Supply Chains." World Policy Journal 34(1):119-123.

    Limoncelli, S. 2016. “What in the World are Anti-Human Trafficking NGOs Doing? Findings from a Global Study.” Journal of Human Trafficking 2(4):316-328.

    Muraco, A., et. al. 2018. "Lifesaving in every way: The role of companion animals in the lives of older lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender adults age 50 and over." Research on Aging, 40(9), 859-882.

    Muraco, A., et. al. 2017. “Who Says I Do: The Changing Context of Marriage and Health and Quality of Life for LGBT Midlife and Older Adults.” The Gerontologist, 57(S1): S50-S62.

    Muraco, A., et. al. 2017. “Social Network Types and Mental Health among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Older Adults.” The Gerontologist, 57(S1): S15-S29. S84-S94

    Muraco, A., et. al. 2017. “The Unfolding of LGBT Lives: Key Events Associated with Health and Well-being in Later Life,” The Gerontologist, 57(S1): S15-S29.

    Muraco, A. & Fredriksen-Goldsen, Karen. 2016. “Turning Points in the Lives of Lesbian and Gay Adults Age 50 and Older.” Advances in Life Course Research, 30: 124-132.

    Sager, R. and Laskota, B. LA Times article, “The evangelical church has become leaner and arguably meaner.” May 31, 2018 https://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-sager-loskota-evangelical-20180531-story.html

    Sager, R. 2017. “Progressive Faith-Based Organizations: Tactics and Strategies”. In Progressive Religion and Social Activism: New Approaches to Understanding Faith and Politics in America. Ruth Braunstein, Todd Nicholas Fuist, Rhys H. Williams, editors (New York University Press).

    Sager, R. and Keith Bentele. 2016. “Co-opting the State: The Conservative Evangelical Movement and State-Level Institutionalization, Passage, and Diffusion of Faith-Based Initiatives” Religions 7(6): 71.

    Washburn, R. 2017. Clarke, Adele E., Carrie Friese, and Rachel Washburn. "Situational Analysis: Grounded Theory After the Interpretive Turn, Second Edition." Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.

    Washburn, R., et. al. (Editors). 2015. Situational Analysis in Practice: Mapping Research with Grounded Theory. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press.

    Washburn, R. 2015. “Reflections on Mapping Human Biomonitoring,” in Situational Analysis in Practice: Mapping Research with Grounded Theory, Adele E. Clarke, Carrie Friese, Rachel Washburn (Eds.). (pp. 261-269).Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press.

    Zamora, S. "Mexican illegality, Black citizenship, and White power: Immigrant perceptions of the U.S. socioracial hierarchy" Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies (July 2017) 

  • Book Reviews and Endorsements

    Burns, S. Back cover endorsement for the book, Law at Work. 2015. Baudouin Dupret, Michael Lynch and Tim Berard, eds. 2015. Oxford Studies in Language and Law, Oxford University Press.

    Kim, N. 2017. Stories of Identity among Black, Middle Class, Second Generation Caribbeans: We, Too, Sing America by Yndia Lorick-Wilmot. New York: Springer. 

    Kim, N. 2016. Divided Fates: The State, Race, and Korean Immigrants' Adaptation in Japan and the United States by Kazuko Suzuki. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

    Kim, N. 2016. Review of Joseph, Tiffany D. 2015. Race on the Move: Brazilian Migrants and the Global Reconstruction of Race. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. International Migration Review.

    Washburn, R. 2017. Invited Review of Cordner, Alissa. "Toxic Safety: Flame Retardants, Chemical Controversies, and Environmental Health." New York: Columbia University Press. Medical Anthropology Quarterly (published online November 21, 2016)

    Zamora, S. Words of Passage: National Belonging and the Imagined Lives of Mexican Migrants. Contemporary Sociology (forthcoming)

  • Grants and Fellowships

    Kim, Nadia: 2017-18 LMU Faculty Research & Writing Grant

    Kim, Nadia: 2017-18 LMU Course Immersion Grant (for a trip with students to Cuba)

    Limoncelli, Stephanie and Washburn, Rachel: Summer Assessment Grant, 2018

    Muraco, Anna: Consultant, NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation at Seattle University to Jodi O'Brien (Award 1629875), 2016-2020.

    Muraco, Anna: BCLA Summer Research Account, 2017

    Sager, Rebecca: 2017 BCLA Faculty Research and Writing Grant recipient

    Sager, Rebecca: 2017 BCLA Immersion Course Grant recipient

    Washburn, Rachel: Faith and Justice Curriculum Development Grant, 2018

    Zamora, Sylvia and Kim, Nadia were awarded an inaugural​ Leavey Center Faculty Research Fellowship for the grant project: “Can’t We All Finally Get Along?: Race Relations in Los Angeles Twenty-Five Years After King” ​

    Zamora, Sylvia: ​​2017 BCLA Faculty Research and Writing Grant recipient

  • Professional Service Positions

    Nadia Kim was the Editorial Board Member of Sociology of Race and Ethnicity (founding editorial board member of this ASA journal, rotated off in 2017) and Race, Gender, and Class Journal (rotated off in 2016)

    Nadia Kim was a Co-founding Member of the Social Science Section of the Association of Asian American Studies, an inaugural membership section of this national, professional academic organization, 2016.

    Nadia Kim is the Secretary-Treasurer of Social Science Section of the Association of Asian American Studies since 2016. 

    Stephanie Limoncelli was elected as Chair of the Global Division of the Society for the Study of Social Problems (2015-2017).

  • Honors and Awards

    Nadia Kim was selected by LMU Women’s Basketball team as their honorary coach in recognition of teaching excellence (2017).

    Nadia Kim was the Selected Faculty Member, “LMYOU” Campaign to Promote Faculty Excellence, Loyola Marymount University (2015). 

    Ravaris Moore was awarded the First Annual Robert Mare Symposium Graduate Student Lecture and Award for “Differential Effects of School Shootings on Schools” at the California Center for Population Research, UCLA, June 2018.

    Ravaris Moore was a Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development Research Trainee, CCPR at UCLA (2017-2018).

    Anna Muraco was awarded The Daum Professorship in Spring 2017. Created from a legacy received from Harry M. Daum, Class of 1938, the Daum Professorship is given annually to a tenured professor in the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts with full rank who has exhibited a record of excellence in teaching and advising, scholarship or creative work, service and leadership to the department, college and university. Nominees must demonstrate consistent excellence in all areas of faculty responsibility commensurate with rank.

     

  • Faculty in the News, Media, and Public Talks

    The Social Scientist Petition to the Trump Administration that started with the LMU Sociology Department Statement was published in the Boston Globe, April 22, 2017, to coincide with the global March for Science.

    Nadia Kim spoke on “‘We’re the New Citizenship’: LA’s 1st- & 2nd-Generation Asian and Latinx Activists on Politics as Embodied and Emotional” at the Asian American/Asian Research Institute, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY, October 19, 2018.

    Nadia Kim spoke on “Conducting Research in the Community: Politics, Complexity, and Self-Reflexivity,” at the Swearer Center for Public Service, Brown University, September 27, 2018.

     

    Nadia Kim was interviewed by NYLON Magazine for its article, “The Meaning behind The Black Panther’s Massive Success in Asia" http://bit.ly/2G8lAzv March 20, 2018.

    Nadia Kim wrote “She Doesn’t Negotiate with North Korea: Angry Korean Lady Explains” a blog post for Racism Review, January 27, 2018, http://www.racismreview.com/blog/author/nadia/  

     

     

    Nadia Kim was a guest on the TV program The Morning Dose to discuss the refugee crisis and how it related to a social media controversy involving anti-refugee nativist racism in Italy, Magic Johnson, and Samuel L Jackson on August 22, 2017. 

    Nadia Kim was interviewed about the 25th anniversary of the LA unrest by Take Two with A. Martinez on SoCal Public Radio (89.3 KPCC), Friday, April 28, 2017.

    Nadia Kim compared survey data on attitudes among LA’s racial groups around the 1992 LA "riots" and now. Published April 20, 2017 in Forecast LA, a news magazine for politicians and academics from the Leavey Center.