Academic Employment

2019-    Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, University of Hartford

Education

2019     Ph.D. Sociology, University of California San Diego
2013     M.A. Sociology, University of California San Diego
2011     M.A. Latin American and Caribbean Regional Studies, Columbia University

2008     B.A., Spanish, and Bachelor of Business Administration, Roanoke College

Publications

2021     Kevin Beck and Karina Shklyan. “Civic Engagement, Legal Status, and the Context of Reception:                         Participation in Voluntary Associations among Undocumented Immigrants in California.” Socius. (Link)

2019     Kevin Beck. “Social Support and Residential Stability in Privately Owned Assisted Housing.” City and                  Community 18(1):302-320. (Link)

2019     Kevin Beck. “Trust and the Built Environment in New York City’s Public Housing.” Sociological                               Perspectives 62(1): 120-138. (Link)

2018     Isaac William Martin and Kevin Beck. “Gentrification, Property Tax Limitation, and Displacement.” Urban              Affairs Review 54(1): 33-73. (Link)

2018     Ernesto Castañeda and Kevin Beck. “Stigmatizing Immigrant Day Labor: Boundary-Making and the Built              Environment in Long Island, New York” in Immigration and Categorical Inequality: Migration to Cities                    and the Birth of Race and Ethnicity. Edited by Ernesto Castañeda. New York: Routledge. (Link)

2017     Isaac William Martin and Kevin Beck. “Property Tax Limitation and Racial Inequality in Effective Tax                     Rates.” Critical Sociology 43(2): 221-236. (Link)

2015     Ernesto Castañeda, Kevin Beck, and Josue J. Lachica. “Poverty, Ethnicity and Culture: Walking through              Hispanic Neighborhoods in New York, San Diego and El Paso” in Walking in Cities: Quotidian Mobility                 as Urban Theory, Method, and Practice. Edited by Timothy Shortell and Evrick Brown. Philadelphia:                    Temple University Press. (Link)

Grants and Fellowships

2021-22   Faculty Fellow of the Humanities Center, University of Hartford

2021        Dean's Research Fund, University of Hartford

2018        California Immigration Research Initiative Graduate Student Fellowship, CCIS

2015        National Science Foundation Dissertation Improvement Grant

2015        Frontiers of Innovation Scholars Program, University of California San Diego

2014        Summer Research Grant, Sociology Department, University of California San Diego

2014        UC Davis Center for Poverty Research, Graduate Student Scholars Program (declined)

2012        Summer Research Grant, Sociology Department, University of California San Diego

Conference Papers

2019     "Civic Participation of Undocumented Immigrants in California," American Sociological Association                       Annual Meeting, New York.

2018     "Staying for Opportunity: Assisted Housing and Contextual Immobility," American Sociological                              Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia.

2017     “Social Support and Residential Stability in Privately Owned Assisted Housing,” American Sociological                Association Annual Meeting, Montreal.

2016     “Does Public Housing Mediate Trust?” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Seattle.

2013     “Gentrification’s Uneven Temporal Distribution of Costs and Benefits,” American Sociological                                Association Annual Meeting, New York.

2012     “Illegalizing Day Laborers: A Study of Migrant Day Laborers in Huntington Station, New York,” American              Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Denver.

 
Professional Affiliations

2011-    American Sociological Association

  • Community and Urban Sociology Section

  • International Migration Section

  • Poverty, Inequality, and Mobility Section

(Last updated on 8/18/2021)