Tag: race and ethnicity

2021 | Nanibaa’ Garrison — “COVID-19 Vaccine Decision-making Factors in Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities in Los Angeles, California” (2021)

2021 | Nanibaa’ Garrison — “COVID-19 Vaccine Decision-making Factors in Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities in Los Angeles, California” (2021)

Congratulations to ISG Faculty member Nanibaa’ Garrison who co-authored an important qualitative study, “COVID-19 Vaccine Decision-making Factors in Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities in Los Angeles, California.”, which serves as an instrumental public health research for the Los Angeles community. Abstract Importance  The COVID-19 pandemic has had disproportionate effects on racial and ethnic minority communities, where preexisting clinical and social conditions…

Read more

ISG Professor Aaron Panofsky and former ISG Postdoc Joan Donovan win the Star-Nelkin Prize from the American Sociological Association

ISG Professor Aaron Panofsky and former ISG postdoc Joan Donovan’s 2019 article, “Genetic Ancestry Testing Among White Nationalists” has just won the Star-Nelkin Prize for Best Article from the Science, Knowledge, and Technology section of the American Sociological Association. Abstract White nationalists have a genetic essentialist understanding of racial identity, so what happens when using genetic ancestry tests (GATs) to…

Read more

Study Reveals White Nationalists’ Reactions When Genetics Test Results Challenge Their Identity

A new study by UCLA researchers reveals the range of reactions — from rejection to reinterpretation to acceptance — after white nationalists learn that DNA ancestry test results indicate they may not be as white or European as they previously thought. The study, “When Genetics Challenges a Racist’s Identity: Genetic Ancestry Testing Among White Nationalists,” is the work of UCLA researchers Aaron Panofsky and…

Read more

© The UCLA Institute for Society and Genetics. All Rights Reserved.

X