UC Davis Dateline
September 7, 2021
Two faculty members and a doctoral student in sociology recently received the Best Publication Award for 2021 from the American Sociological Association’s Sociology of Mental Health Section.
Assistant Professor Caitlin Patler, Associate Professor Erin Hamilton and Ph.D. student Robin Savinar won the award for “The Limits of Gaining Rights While Remaining Marginalized: The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program and the Psychological Well-Being of Latina/o Undocumented Youth,” which is due to be published in the September edition of Social Forces.
All three award recipients are affiliates of the UC Davis Global Migration Center. In addition, Patler and Hamilton are affiliated with the Center for Poverty and Inequality Research, while Patler also is affiliated with the Human Rights program and Hamilton with the Hemispheric Institute on the Americas.