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Kimball's failed replication of Reinhart-Rogoff finding cited in argument for tempered public response to social science research results

Edin and Shaefer's book on destitute families in America reviewed in NYT

Johnston says rate of daily marijuana use among college students now greater than rate of daily cigarette smoking

Highlights

Deirdre Bloome wins ASA award for work on racial inequality and intergenerational transmission

Bob Willis awarded 2015 Jacob Mincer Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Labor Economics

David Lam is new director of Institute for Social Research

Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

Next Brown Bag

Monday, Oct 12
Joe Grengs, Policy & Planning for Social Equity in Transportation

Jay Borchert

On Job Market

Graduate Student, Population Studies Center.

Graduate Student, Department of Sociology.

Visiting Fellow, Center for the Study of Law and Society, School of Law, University of California, Berkeley.

Sociology, Year: advanced

PSC Mentor: Jeffrey Morenoff, David J. Harding

Dissertation Committee: David J. Harding, Jeffrey Morenoff, Jonathan Simon, Karyn R. Lacy, Reuben J. Miller

M.A., U Michigan

Research Interests: Prisons and Prisoners, Punishment, Law and Society, Social Theory, Criminology

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Borchert, Jay. Forthcoming. "State Correctional Department Leaders, Due Deference, and the Persistent Socio-Legal Control of Prison Sex." Law & Social Inquiry.

Chapters

Borchert, Jay. Forthcoming. "A New Iron Closet: Failing to Extend the Spirit of Lawrence v. Texas to Prisons and Prisoners." In The War on Sex edited by D. Halperin and T. Hoppe. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.