Author Archives: Catherine Bolzendahl

(Co-) Editing in Sociology!

A new academic role for me – co-editing the Culture Section of Contexts magazine and the Political Sociology section of Sociology Compass. So far the experience is really fun and rewarding. I am learning a lot about new research areas … Continue reading

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Partnering with Cox for a Commitment to Diversity

I had the unique opportunity this month to be involved in the summit held by Cox titled “Celebrating Progress & Driving Toward Equality” held at UCI’s Student Center. I learned a great deal about the efforts being made by this … Continue reading

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UCI Provost’s Leadership Academy

Wrapping up my first official quarter as Equity Advisor for the School of Social Sciences and reflecting on the many important lessons I learned last year in the UCI Provost’s Leadership Academy…. I highly recommend Andy Policano’s book From Ivory … Continue reading

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Scholars Strategy Network

I’m so pleased to be officially a part of the Scholars Strategy Network. My inaugural policy brief, “Why U.S. Legislatures Need Social Policy Committees” gives me a wonderful platform to reach out to a broader audience. To quote from their … Continue reading

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Newcomb College Institute Visit and Book Promotion

On March 9th, Amy Alexander, Farida Jalalzai and I were thrilled to present our book, Measuring Women’s Political Empowerment across the Globe, to a fantastic group of faculty and students at the Newcomb College Institute at Tulane University. This institute, directed … Continue reading

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Homonegativity in Eastern Europe

UCI graduate student Ksenia Gracheva and I just contributed to a special issue on gender and sexuality for Europe Now – the official journal of the Council for European Studies (CES) Here it is! Homonegativity in Eastern Europe

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UCI Women’s Empowerment Initiative

On July 19, I had the wonderful opportunity to present on my work with Amy Alexander and Farida Jalazai on the importance of women’s political empowerment at the “Expanding Perspectives on Gender Equality” event here at UCI. . This was … Continue reading

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Blogging on the Interwebs…

Here are some links to my posts on social media: “Coaching and Masculinity: A ‘Natural’ Combination?” Gender & Society Blog.  Cross-posted: Scatterplot; and Sociological Images   “A Cornerstone for Equality: Focusing on Women’s Global Political Empowerment.” Gender & Society Blog.  “Who’s … Continue reading

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