Faculty Accomplishments

Faculty Accomplishments

  • Publications

    Burns, S. was issued an advance book contract from Lynne Rienner Publishers for a book tentatively 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.

    Clarke, Adele E., Carrie Friese, and Rachel Washburn (Editors). 2015. Situational Analysis in Practice: Mapping Research with Grounded Theory. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press.

    Fredriksen-Goldsen, Karen, Bryan, Amanda, Kim, Hyun-Jun, Muraco, Anna. (2017) “The Unfolding of LGBT Lives: Key Events Associated with Health and Well-being in Later Life,” The Gerontologist, 57(S1): S15-S29.

    Goldsen, Jayn, Bryan, Amanda, Kim, Hyun-Jun, Muraco, Anna, Jen, Sarah, & Fredriksen-Goldsen, Karen. 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.

    Kim, N., Forthcoming. “Race-ing the Korean American Experience.” Chapter in Brill Companion in Korean American Studies, Shelley Lee and Rachel Joo, eds.

    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).

    Kim, Hyun-Jun, Bryan, Amanda, Fredriksen-Goldsen, Karen, Muraco, Anna. 2017. “Social Network Types and Mental Health among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Older Adults.” The Gerontologist, 57(S1): S15-S29. S84-S94

    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 Journal34(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, Anna & 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. 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.

    Seymour, M. and Trindle, T.B. 2015. “Use Dimensions of an Alley Revitalization Project.” Landscape Research 40(5): 586-592.

    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)

    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. 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. 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.

  • 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)

    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

    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

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

    Mona Seymour was elected as Chair of the Animal Geography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers (2015-2018).

  • Honors and Awards

    Nadia Kim: 2017: Selected by LMU Women’s Basketball team as their honorary coach in recognition of teaching excellence

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

    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 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.