1 Southern Sociological Society 2018 Annual Meeting Racial Theory, Analysis, and Politics in Trump America . April 4 April 7, 2018 . New Orleans, LA. President - Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Duke University Program Chair - David G. Embrick, University of Connecticut Preliminary Program Please look very closely at the program and notify David G. Embrick of any errors you see (grammatical/mechanical errors, missing or incorrect affiliations, etc.) by 11:59 EST on Friday, December 29. Corrections received after this date will not be included in the final program. Please keep in mind that, in accordance with the SSS policy, we cannot honor special requests for dates or times of presentations/workshops/meetings. We thank you in advance for your understanding. Wednesday, 04 April 6:00 AM 11:00 PM. |Session 1. SSS Office Suite Wednesday - Wednesday Apr 4 | 6:00 AM-11:00 PM | Fleur de Lis 8:30 AM 9:15 PM. |Session 2. Transgender Hospitality Suite Wednesday - Wednesday Apr 4 | 8:30 AM-9:15 PM | Bridgeroom 2:00 PM 6:00 PM.
2 |Session 3. Executive Committee Meeting Wednesday - Wednesday Apr 4 | 2:00 PM-6:00 PM | Cotton Blossom Boardroom 4:00 PM 6:15 PM. |Session 4. Preregistration Wednesday - Wednesday Apr 4 | 4:00 PM-6:15 PM | Preregistration Area 4:00 PM 6:15 PM. |Session 5. Registration Wednesday - Wednesday Apr 4 | 4:00 PM-6:15 PM | Registration Area 6:00 PM 7:15 PM. |Session 6. Trump(ism), Border Walls, Immigrations, and Bad Mexicans - Presidential Plenary Organizer: David Embrick, University of Connecticut Presider: Felicia Arriaga, Duke University Panelists: David Montejano, University of California at Berkeley; Rogelio Saenz, University of Texas at San Antonio Wednesday Apr 4 | 6:00 PM-7:15 PM | Blaine Kern A and B. 7:15 PM 9:15 PM. |Session 7. Welcome Reception, Open Mic/Slam Poetry, Meet the Candidates - Special Session Organizer: David Embrick, University of Connecticut Wednesday Apr 4 | 7:15 PM-9:15 PM | Blaine Kern C and D.
3 Thursday, 05 April 7:00 AM 8:30 AM. |Session 8. Workshop - Yoga for a Cause: Cultivating Embodied Compassion, Thursday - Workshop Organizer: Marc Settembrino, Southeastern Louisiana University Presider: Marc Settembrino, Southeastern Louisiana University Panelist: Marc Settembrino, Southeastern Louisiana University Thursday Apr 5 | 7:00 AM-8:30 AM | Julia 8:30 AM 10:00 AM. |Session 9. Workshop - Juggling Graduate School, Work and Family? - Workshop Organizer: Regine Jackson, Agnes Scott College Panelist: Regine Jackson, Agnes Scott College Thursday Apr 5 | 8:30 AM-10:00 AM | Blaine Kern A. 8:30 AM 10:00 AM. |Session 10. Workshop - Teaching Intro Level Sociology to Non-Sociology Majors in the Trump Era - Workshop Organizer: Katie Morris, Pellissipi State Community College Panelists: Katie Morris, Pellissipi State Community College; Bobby Otto, LaGrange College;. Andrew Gunnoe, Maryville College Thursday Apr 5 | 8:30 AM-10:00 AM | Creole Queen 8:30 AM 10:00 AM.
4 |Session 11. Workshop - Navigating the Academic Job Market: How Hiring Committees View Your Application and What They Are Looking For - Workshop Organizer: Ashley Woody Doane, University of Hartford Panelists: Ashley Woody Doane, University of Hartford; Jeannie Haubert, Winthrop University;. Alford Young Jr, University of Michigan Thursday Apr 5 | 8:30 AM-10:00 AM | Delta Queen 8:30 AM 10:00 AM. |Session 12. Workshop - Doing Public Sociology - Workshop Organizer: Amanda Lewis, University of Illinois at Chicago Panelist: Amanda Lewis, University of Illinois at Chicago Thursday Apr 5 | 8:30 AM-10:00 AM | Julia 8:30 AM 10:00 AM. |Session 13. Workshop Market Options: Using Your Degree for Non-Academic, Private, or For-Profit Job Opportunities - Workshop Organizer: Lisette Garcia, Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility Panelist: Lisette Garcia, Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility Thursday Apr 5 | 8:30 AM-10:00 AM | Magnolia 8:30 AM 10:00 AM.
5 |Session 14. Workshop - Finding and Winning Funding in the Criminology and Criminal Justice Disciplines - Workshop Organizer: Anthony Peguero, Virginia Tech Panelists: Anthony Peguero, Virginia Tech; Nancy Rodriguez, University of California at Irvine; Natasha Frost, Northeastern University; Sara Wakefield, Rutgers University; Marie Garcia, National Institute of Justice; Patricia Campie, American Institutes for Research Thursday Apr 5 | 8:30 AM-10:00 AM | Mississippi Queen 8:30 AM 10:00 AM. |Session 15. Data Workshop on Firm Diversity and Discrimination - Workshop Organizer: Donald Tomaskovik-Devey, University of Massachusetts-Amherst Presider: Donald Tomaskovik-Devey, University of Massachusetts-Amherst Panelists: Donald Tomaskovik-Devey, University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Steven Boutcher, University of Massachusetts-Amherst Thursday Apr 5 | 8:30 AM-10:00 AM | Natchez 8:30 AM 10:00 AM. |Session 16. Workshop - Writing Good Book Reviews: Challenges, Opportunities, and Process - Workshop Organizer: Steve Garner, Birmingham City University Panelist: Steve Garner, Birmingham City University Thursday Apr 5 | 8:30 AM-10:00 AM | Tchoupltoulas 8:30 AM 10:30 AM.
6 |Session 17. Executive Committee Meeting Thursday - Thursday Apr 5 | 8:30 AM-10:30 AM | Cotton Blossom Boardroom 8:30 AM 12:00 PM. |Session 18. Research Incubator Thursday - Research Incubator Organizer: David Embrick, University of Connecticut Racial Identity Formation in Appalachia-- Alana Michele Berry, Georgia State University The Role of Marketing and Public Relations in Gentrification-- Angie Michelle Calvert, University of Indianapolis Status unknown: Assessing the perspectives of school leaders about the uncertainty of DACA in the age of Trump -- William Keith Presswood, Nova Southeastern University; Sue Hildenbrand, Barry University A call to serve: A qualitative examination of thirty years of rural grassroots volunteerism -- William Keith Presswood, Nova Southeastern University Emotion-Work and Body Projects: The Case of Female Bodybuilders-- Kelsey Jean Mischke, North Carolina State University The effects of parents' education on completion of postsecondary education among Hispanics-- Marlee Olivarez, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Living apart together: gender dynamics in commuter families on the border-- Cynthia Cantu, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Employment Through Queer Networks: A Study on Job Finding, Sexual and Racial Minorities, and Networks-- Abby Steven Arellanes, North Carolina State University Can You Be Black and Finnish?
7 Race, Nationality, and Resistance in Afro- Finnish Hip Hop-- Jasmine Linnea Kelekay, University of California-Santa Barbara Transnational Networks and Perceptions of Global Militarization Across Generations: An Empirical Analysis of The Arab Assimilation Process -- Laura Iesue, University of Miami Thursday Apr 5 | 8:30 AM-12:00 PM | INCUBATOR ROOM (TBD). 8:30 AM 5:00 PM. |Session 19. Book Exhibits Thursday - Thursday Apr 5 | 8:30 AM-5:00 PM | Blaine Kern Foyer 8:30 AM 5:00 PM. |Session 20. Poster Sessions Thursday - Poster Session Opioid Abuse in the Heartland: Moving from Theoretical Explanations to Applied Approaches -- Jennifer Reed, University of Nevada Las Vegas; Cedric Gonzalez, Washburn University; Christopher Conner, Washburn University Classical Greek Deviancy through the Positivist Perspective-- Ena Prskalo, University of North Carolina-Greensboro Complicating Wealth and Environmentalism-- Amanda M.
8 Dewey, University of Maryland-College Park Perceptions of Discussion of Race at a Small Southeastern University-- Justin Merrill Vieira, East Carolina University Art as Black and White in the Early 20th Century-- Tucker Harlow Collins, George Mason University "Divorce Rate in Minority American Marriages After and Before the No-Fault Reform""Divorce Rate in Minority American Marriages After and Before the No-Fault Reform""Divorce Rate in Minority American Marriages After and before the No-Fault Reform"-- Fath Cecilia Flugence, Dillard University Defining the Line -- Beth Kaitlyn Kopistecki, Coker College Masculinity in American Society -- Luke Feimster Elliott, coker college; Danny Malone, Coker College Breaking the Monolith: The Mismatch between the Asian Experience and the Model Minority Thesis in College Admissions-- Aneetta Alex, University of Texas - Dallas; Sheryl Skaggs, University of Texas - Dallas The Case of Shirley Thomas: Serial Neonaticide and Concealing Pregnancy-- Karson Goggans, Texas Tech University; Martha Smithey, Texas Tech University Neoliberalism, Poverty, and Criminality -- Sarah Renee Mayer, Davidson College Identification of Community Assets and Liabilities by Youth with Spatial Participant-Generated Imagery-- Michael Lotspeich II, Baylor Univesity Accounting for the social setting of alcohol and drug use by American and Italian college Maria Costanza Benvenuti, University of Miami Don't do the Crime if You Can't Do a Man's Time: Examining Sentencing Disparities Among Vanessa Rinker, University of Central Florida A Fine Line Between Hope and Despair: Haitian Refugees in a Mid-sized Southern City-- Magalie Guerrier, Tennessee state university.
9 Barbara Kilbourne, Tennessee State University Vaccination Coverage: The Role of Socioeconomic Status and State-Level Exemption Policies-- Courtney Blue, University of Akron Crime in Virginia: Occupied Housing and Employment as Mediators-- Samantha Leigh Mitchell-Dix, Virginia Commonwealth University Intersectionality in Practice: Access and Barriers to Fourth Wave Feminism for UMBC Trans and Women of Color Student Activists-- Sydney Quinn Phillips, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Community Cohesion and Neighborhood Beautification: The case of a South Baltimore neighborhood-- Ciara Christian, of Maryland- Baltimore County; Marie Elisabeth Martin, University of Maryland- Baltimore County; Emily Caroline Melluso, University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Sydney Quinn Phillips, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Predicting International Collaborations: A Network Analysis of 4 Scientific Disciplines, 1981-2015-- Crystal Peoples, Duke University Great Lakes to the Gulf: Environmental and Cultural Impacts in a Changing Climate -- Carolyn Denning, University of Wisconsin Whitewater Examining Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Traffic Stops in Miami-Dade Communities-- Michael Jesus Leyva, University of Miami Resisting Neoliberal Foodways?
10 Low Income Latina Women's Access to Food in North Carolina-- Emilia Itzel Cordero Oceguera, NC State; Sarah Bowen, NC State;. Sinikka Elliott, NC State Gender and sociodemographic disparities in HIV Testing in the United States -- Jessica Omoregie, University of Texas-San Antonio Cyber Victimization -- Alexandra Haney, Texas Tech University The Effects Family Violence has on Higher Education Success-- Jessica Louisa Adame, Texas Tech University; Ignacio Luis Ramirez, Texas Tech University Is it deviant to protest for or against racism?: A current look at racial David Elkins, Texas Tech University Fundamentalism and Hate: A Look at Fundamentalist Christianity and Islamophobia-- Chelsey Nichole Tucker, Texas Tech University; Jerome Koch, Texas Tech University Benefits of Peer Group Identification: A Moderating Role of Perceived Social Support in Problem Gambling-- Iina Sofia Savolainen, University of Tampere; Anu Sirola, University of Tampere; Markus Kaakinen, University of Tampere; Atte Oksanen, University of Tampere Thursday Apr 5 | 8:30 AM-5:00 PM | Atrium Foyer 8:30 AM 5:30 PM.