Here you will find members of the CANDE SIG with attached keywords underlining their key research interest. The first members presented are those already highlighted in our recent newsletters.
Dr. Nicole Webster is an associate professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education in the College of Agricultural Sciences. Her scholarly research interest centers around two themes. The first is the development of young persons with an emphasis on empowerment, engagement, and informal work and other social integration strategies. Much of this work focuses on youth populations within an urban context. The second area of interest is in community development especially within the Latin American and Caribbean region. She teaches classes focused on international development, community and economic development and qualitative research methodologies
Webster, N. & *Sausner, E. (2017). A focused analysis of TVET: Unique opportunities and strategies for investing in and engaging youth in Nicaraguan society. Journal of Vocational Education & Training, 69(4), pp. 451-472.
*Sausner, E. & Webster, N. (2017). Moving out or building up: Theoretical links between migration and community resilience in Nicaraguan Afro-Caribbean coastal communities. Journal of Developing Societies, 32(4), pp. 484-507.
Dr, Miranda is a Researcher at Measurement Center MIDE UC, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Besides, he participates in the Centre for Social Conflict and Cohesion Centre -COES- as Adjunct Research involved in a National Panel Study about conflict and social cohesion. Dr. Miranda participates as a Lecturer in the graduate level in a seminar of Social Psychology and in the Master level in a seminar of Advanced Quantitative Methods. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from Sociology Institute and a Master Social Psychology from School of Psychology, both at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Their doctoral dissertation it was focused on young citizenship socialization and inequality. Other areas of interest are: youth political participation, intergroup relations, intergroup attitudes, public opinion research, quantitative methods, structural equation models and multilevel models.
Sandoval-Hernández, A; Isac, M. & Miranda, D. (2018). Teaching Tolerance in a Globalized World. Springer. https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319786919
Miranda, D.; Castillo, J. & Sandoval-Hernandez, A. (2017). Young Citizens Participation: A Empirical Testing of a Conceptaul Model. Youth & Society. Pp: 1-20. Online first: http://journals.sagepub.com/eprint/fNzwmthu4R92399feJsI/full
Dr. Strong is an assistant professor in the Education, Culture, and Society program, a member of the graduate group in Anthropology, and a faculty affiliate of Africana Studies. She holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley, where she was named a Fulbright-Hays Fellow, a Spencer Dissertation Fellow, a Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellow, and a University of California Dissertation Fellow. In 2017, she was awarded the Council on Anthropology and Education’s Presidential Early Career Fellowship. Her work has been published in the Journal of African Cultural Studies and Urban Education. Dr. Strong’s research and teaching combine anthropological approaches to formal and non-institutional educational processes, politics and activism, youth, new media technologies, and popular culture in Africa and the African Diaspora. Topically, she focuses on the politicization and cultural practices of youth, the ambivalent role of educational institutions in the social reproduction of power and privilege and as critical sites of political struggle, and the intersections of these processes across transnationally and digitally networked spaces.
Strong, K. (2018). Do African lives matter to Black Lives Matter? On youth uprisings and the borders of solidarity. Urban Education. [Urban Education in the Era of Black Lives Matter, Camika Royal & Marc Lamont Hill (Eds)].
Royston, R. & Strong, K. (In press). Re-territorializing Twitter: African moments 2010-2015. In A. De Kosnick, & K. Feldman (Eds.), #Identity: Hashtagging, Race, Gender, Sex, and Nation. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
Here you will find the members in our SIG and their recent publications and research interests.