(note: this post will be updated through Summer quarter 2023)
- Mandates Narrow Gender Gaps in Paid Sick Leave Coverage for Low-Wage Workers in the U.S. — Kristen Harknett, PhD, November 2022
- Kristen Harknett, PhD, and her research were cited in Route Fifty’s Oct. 20 article “What Workers Want From Their Jobs Other Than Good Pay.”
- Janet Shim, PhD, professor in Social and Behavioral Sciences, received a $17,983 supplement from Columbia University for her project "The Ethics of Inclusion: Diversity in Precision Medicine."
- Essay: The Right to Grief Without Diagnosis: Prolonged Grief in These Times is Normal — Stacy Torres, PhD, Sept. 19, 2022
- Kristen Harknett, PhD, professor in Social and Behavioral Sciences, was a panelist at a WorkRise/Urban Institute’s conference "Charting a Resilient Future for U.S. Workers: Solutions to Navigate an Uncertain Economy," on Oct. 19. There were 275 attendees at her panel, comprised of business leaders and other stakeholders.
- The Politics of Prevention: Polarization in How Workplace COVID-19 Safety Practices Shaped the Well-Being of Frontline Service Sector Workers — Kristen Harknett, PhD, Sept. 23, 2022
- Kristen Harknett, PhD, and her research on work schedules was featured in Harvard Business Review’s September-October article “The Surprising Benefits of Work/Life Support.” In addition, Harknett and her team’s research on fast food workers was cited in a number of editorials and articles, including in The Los Angeles Times’ Sept. 1 editorial “Give Fast Food Workers Some Say on the Job,” The Washington Post’s Sept. 13 opinion piece “California Makes a Ham-Handed Attempt to Regulate the Fast Food Industry,” and Vox’s Sept. 6 article “California Aims to Transform How Fast Food Workers Are Treated.”
- The Right to Grief Without Diagnosis: Prolonged Grief in These Times is Normal — Stacy Torres, PhD, Sept. 19, 2022
- Stacy Torres, PhD, was among the experts quoted in Refinery29’s Sept. 21 article “I’m Disabled and Sometimes Worry That My Friends Fear Becoming Me.”
- Stacy Torres, PhD, and her research on gossip and how it can strengthen ties was highlighted in Vogue Portugal’s story “You Didn’t Hear It From Me, But …” In addition, Torres was a guest speaker in KQED's Sept. 9 segment for Suicide Prevention Week (at the 7.23 mark).
A Call to Action to Public Health Institutions and Teaching to Incorporate Mass Incarceration as a Sociostructural Determinant of Health — Erin McCauley, PhD, MEd, MA, Sept. 5, 2022
How Do Academic and Career Services Affect Employment, Education and Disability Benefit Receipt in the Transition to Adulthood for Youth With Disabilities Who Have Aged Out of Foster Care? — Erin McCauley, PhD, MEd, MA, Sept. 2, 2022