Research interests include Latino studies, migration and immigration to the US-Mexico border, race and ethnic relations, and transnationalism.
Research interests include multimedia sociology, sociology of art and sociology of culture.
Research interests include interracial marriage, minority children, sociology of adolescence, sociology of childhood, sociology of family and sociology of gender.
Research interests include adolescent health, child malnutrition, mental health, public health, psychology of health/illness and reproductive health.
Research interests include multifaceted linkages between religion and various social institutions and sociology of Islam.
The Department offers both classical and contemporary social theories.
Dr. Gabriel Acevedo (Co-PI) and Dr. John P. Bartkowski (Internal reviewer). ADVANCE IT – Catalyst: Institutional Self-Study on Women Faculty in STEM and SBS Disciplines at UTSA. PI: Dr. John Frederick, Co-PIs: Dr. Heather Shipley and Dr. Valerie Sponsel. Two year (2014-2016) grant funded in the amount of $168,000 by the National Science Foundation.
Dr. Raquel Marquez (Co-PI). Title V grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The primary goal is to increase Hispanic, low SES, and First Generation undergraduate transfer, retention and graduation rates at both UTSA and ACC. $3.25 million. PI: Rhonda Gonzales, Co-PI: Patricia Sanchez.
Dr. Harriett Romo (PI). Alvarez Research Fellowships, UTSA Mexico Center 2015, $16,000.
Dr. Harriett Romo (PI). U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Research grant to study affordable housing in Eagle Ford Shale area, $350,000, 2015-2017.
Dr. Harriett Romo (PI). UTSA Office of Research, Transnational Working Group Research Initiative, $10,000.
Dr. Harriett Romo (PI). Alvarez Research Fellowships, UTSA Mexico Center 2014, $16,000.
Dr. Harriett Romo (PI). Baptist Child and Family Services (BCFS), Subcontract grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, $90,759, 2014-2015.
Dr. Harriett Romo (PI). City of San Antonio, Second year, Access to College for Early Childhood Educators, $77,514, 2013-2014.
Dr. Harriett Romo (PI). Baptist Child and Family Services (BCFS), Subcontract grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, $82,371, 2013-2015.
Dr. Thankam Sunil (PI). Oh, Snap! funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). $900,000, 2013-2016.
Dr. Thankam Sunil (PI). Alcohol, HIV, Hepatitis Awareness (AHHA!) funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). $900,000, 2015-2017.
Dr. Thankam Sunil (PI). Project SHAPE: Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS Prevention Education funded by SAMHSA for a total of $1.4 million ($283,875 each year), 2015-2019.
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