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Brynildsen Young Awarded Ph.D.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

On June 11th 2013, Wendy Brynildsen Young  successfully defended her dissertation::  “The Structure of Support: Exploring How Social Networks Influence the Physical and Mental Health of U.S. Adults.” Her committee consisted of: Linda K. George (Chair), James Moody,... read more »


Childers wins FLAS Fellowship

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Trenita Childers has been awarded a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship for the 2013-14 Academic Year to study Haitian Creole and area studies in Latin America. The amount of the fellowship award is $22,000. read more »


Rackin Awarded Ph.D.

Thursday, May 23, 2013

On May 23th 2013, Heather Rackin successfully defended her dissertation::  “Where Should Babies Come From? Measuring Schemas of Fertility and Family Formation Using Novel Theory and Methods” Her committee consisted of: James Moody (Co-Chair), S. Phillip Morgan (... read more »


Foy Awarded Ph.D.

Monday, May 20, 2013

On May 20th 2013, Steven Foy successfully defended his dissertation::  “Branded: How Mental Disorder Labels Alter Task Performance in Perception and Reality.” His committee consisted of: Lynn Smith-Lovin (Co-Chair), Linda K. George (Co-Chair), Deborah Gold, and ... read more »


Lee wins PARISS Fellowship

Monday, May 20, 2013

Hang Young Lee has been selected as a Fellow in the Program for Advanced Research in the Social Sciences (PARISS) for the 2013-2014 academic year.  Selection as a PARISS Fellow requires significant accomplishments to date and a commitment to learning in an interdisciplinary environment... read more »


Fu wins PARISS Fellowhip

Friday, May 17, 2013

Qiang Fu has been selected as a Fellow in the Program for Advanced Research in the Social Sciences (PARISS) for the 2013-2014 academic year.  Selection as a PARISS Fellow requires significant accomplishments to date and a commitment to learning in an interdisciplinary environment that... read more »


Curdy wins FLAS Fellowship

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Brent Curdy has been selected to receive a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship for the academic year 2013-2014 to study the Arabic langauge and area studies. The amount of the fellowship award is $33,000. read more »


Sereny Brasher has accepted position at Dickinson College

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Melanie Sereny Brasher has accepted a one-year visiting assistant professor position in the department of Sociology at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. read more »


Land Named to Southern Sociological Society Roll of Honor

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

At the Annual Meeting of the Southern Sociological Society, April 24-27, 2013, in Atlanta, Georgia, Kenneth C. Land, John Franklin Crowell Professor of Sociology and Demography,  was named to the Society’s Roll of Honor.  Appointment to the Roll of Honor is the greatest... read more »


2013 Distinguished Contributions to Teaching Award

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The Southern Sociological Society gives this award to honor individuals, departments, schools, institutions, or other collective actors for their outstanding contributions to the teaching of sociology at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. This is not an award simply for being an... read more »


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