College of Arts and Sciences

Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society

Center for Research on
Race and Ethnicity in Society

Past Symposiums

Sociology Ph.D. student Elizabeth Martinez presents her work on student bias and course selection. Martinez discussed the implications of how instructors’ last names affect course enrollment.

2016 CRRES Graduate Student Research Symposium

The inaugural CRRES Graduate Student Research Symposium highlighted research related to indigeneity and intersectionality. The Symposium aimed to provide the CRRES and wider IUB communities an opportunity to learn more about CRRES Graduate Student Affiliates’ research.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Panel 1: Transnationalism & Indigeneity  

  • Tamara Mitchell (Spanish and Portuguese), “Crossing the Line: Abjection and Social Permeability in Los ríos profundos
  • Shu-Yi Wang (Counseling Psychology), “Relationship Harmony, Dialectical Coping, and Nonattachment: Chinese Indigenous Well-Being and Mental Health”
  • Jordan Lynton (Anthropology), “Strategic Identity Formation and Transnational Home Building in Chinese-Jamaican Communities”
  • C. Kevin Taber (Political Science), “Transnational Accountability Networks: Migration and Good Governance in Africa”

Panel 2: Group Boundaries & Intersectionality 

  • Kirk Harris (Political Science), “Co-ethnicity & Patronage in Kenya’s Constituency Development Fund”
  • Elizabeth Martinez (Sociology), “College Course Enrollment Patterns: the Role of Instructor Last Name”
  • Jed Kuhn (American Studies), “The Carson 10: Murder, Gender, and Native American and Latina/o Subjectivity”
  • Nzingha Kendall (American Studies), “Imperfect Independence: Black Women’s Experimental Cinema”

Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society
Schuessler Institute for Social Research
1022 E. 3rd St., Room 209,
Bloomington, IN 47405

Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm