Center Funded Research Reflections: Summer 2018

In the summer of 2018, the Center for the Studies of Inequalities, Social Justice, and Policy funded the research of five Stony Brook University PhD candidates. Their research dealt clearly, centrally and explicitly with questions of inequality, social, and/or environmental justice.

Click each affiliate’s name to see a summary of their research

Gregory Lella’s research examines how Latinx people in late 20th Century Arizona experienced police violence.

Giancarlo Pasquini’s project focused on communicating research findings about racial and ethnic health disparities to a community in Bronx, New York

Sierra Rooney’s research examined monuments to Rosa Parks, in as part of her dissertation entitled Monumental Women: Gender, Place, and Heroism in American Public Statues 1980-2018.

Jamie Sommer’s research examined deforestation and its disproportionate affects on low income and minority communities.

David Yee studies urban space and inequality in twentieth century Mexico. His photo essay, Shantytown Mexico: A Visual History of Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl, presents photos of Mexico’s Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl (Neza) that span from the 1950s to the 1990s