Fields of Study
Segregation, Discrimination, Federal Housing Policy, Urban Sociology
Kurwa, Rahim. ”De-segregation without Integration: Examining the Outcomes of Section 8 Housing Voucher Movement in Los Angeles County.” Forthcoming in City and Community
Grants and Awards
2015 Student Paper Award, Society for the Study of Social Problems (Poverty, Class, Inequality Division)
2014 Teaching Award, UCLA Department of Sociology
2013 High Distinction, Urban Sociology Field Exam
2013 UCLA Graduate Summer Research Mentorship
2012 UCLA Graduate Research Mentorship
2012 UCLA Graduate Summer Research Mentorship
2011 UCLA Charles F. Scott Fellowship
2011 Departmental Summer Funding Award
2011 UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, Thought and Action Award
2009 Dean’s Tuition Scholarship, Columbia University
2009 Research Methods in Social Work Scholarship, Columbia University
“The Social Experiences of Tenants in the New Age of Public Housing: Comparing Outcomes in the Voucher Program to Findings in Mixed-Income Developments,” Presented at the 2014 Society for the Study of Social Problems Conference, San Francisco.
“De-Segregation and the Persistence of Inequality” Rahim Kurwa. Accepted at the 2013 Critical Ethnic Studies Conference in Chicago, Illinois.
“Barriers to Integration among Section 8 Voucher Users in Los Angeles County“ Rahim Kurwa. Presented at the 2013 Annual American Sociological Association meetings in New York, New York.
Rob Mare, Darnell Hunt, Vilma Ortiz, Michael Stoll
C.Phil. Sociology, UCLA, 2014
M.A. Sociology, UCLA 2012
M.A. Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences, Columbia University, 2010
B.A. Political Science, 2008