Past SRI Speakers and Themes

2015 Sociology Research Institute: 25th Annual Celebration

“'Innocent, Innocent, Not Even Not Guilty' : The State-Sanctioned Violence of (white) Self-Defense"

Lisa Cacho, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
2015 SRI Program

2014 Sociology Research Institute: 24th Annual Celebration

“Legal vs. Racial Exclusion: Understanding Undocumented Immigrants and Mass Incarceration"

Mary C. Waters and M.E. Zukerman, professor of sociology, Harvard University
2014 SRI Program

2013 Sociology Research Institute: 23th Annual Celebration

“Violence at the Urban Margins"

Javier Auyero, Joe R. Long, and Teresa Lozano Long, professor in Latin American sociology, University of Texas at Austin
2013 SRI Program

2012 Sociology Research Institute: Insiders, Outsiders & Social Boundaries

“America's Death Penalty: A Problem for Sociological Explanation"

David Garland and Arthur T. Vanderbilt, professor of law and professor of sociology, New York University
2012 SRI Program

2011 Sociology Research Institute: Communities: Yours, Mine & Ours

“Choosing Homes, Choosing Schools: Reflections on a Work in Progress"

Annette Lareau, professor of sociology, University of Pennsylvania
2011 SRI Program

2010 Sociology Research Institute: 20th Annual Celebration

“Punishment in America: It's About Race."

Michael Tonry, professor of law and director of the Institute of Crime and Public Policy, University of Minnesota
2010 SRI Program