News & Events

  • PhD student Gowri Vijayakumar received two awards at the American Sociological Association meetings in August.

    She received the 2015 Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award from the ASA Sociology of Development Section for her paper, " "I'll be like water": Gender...

  • Sociology Graduate Student Orestes “Pat” Hastings has been awarded the 2015 Robert J. McNamara Student Paper Award by the Association for the Sociology of Religion for "Not a Lonely Crowd? Social Connectedness, Religious Attendance, and the...

  • Sociology Graduate Student Andrei Boutyline has been awarded the ASA Mathematical Sociology Section's 2015 Graduate Student Paper Award for  “Detecting Shared Cultural Schemas with...

  • Professor Kristin Luker was awarded the ASA Sociology of Sexualities Section's 2015 Simon-Gagon Lifetime Achievement Award.

  • Cristina Mora, Assistant Professor of Sociology, was awarded the ASA Section on Latina/Latino Sociology's 2015 Distinguished Contribution to Research Article Award for "Cross-Field Effects and Ethnic Classification: The...

  • Sociology Department Chair Mara Loveman was awarded the ASA Section on Global and Transnational Sociology's 2015 Best Scholarly Book Award for National Colors: Racial Classiciation and the State in Latin America (Oxford, 2014).  Professor Loveman also received the...

  • The Family Section of the American Sociological Association awarded its Best Publication Award to Professor Trond Peterson for his paper, “From Motherhood Penalties to Husband Premia: The New Challenge for Gender Equality and Family Policy, Lessons from Norway” (American...

  • The Family Section of the American Sociological Association awarded its Distinguished Career Award to Arlie Hochschild, Emeritus Professor, at this year's Annual Meeting in Chicago.  

  • Dr. Brian Powers was selected as a recepient of the 2015 American Cultures Innovatin in Teaching Award for his courses "Principles of Sociology," "The Sociology of Education," and "Senior Seminar in the Theory and Practice of Inclusive Schooling: Racial Diversity,...

  • Christopher Muller has been awarded the 2015 Dissertation Award by the American Sociological Association for his dissertation, "Historical Origins of Racial Inequality in Incarceration in the United States."  Dr. Muller will...

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