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Seamster and Ray in "Ethnic and Racial Studies"

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Louise Seamster's article with Victor Ray,  "Rethinking Racial Progress: a Response to Wimmer,"  was published in the most recent issue of Ethnic and Racial Studies. read more »


Mueller wins ASA Award

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Collin Mueller was recently recognized as a recipient of The American Sociological Association’s Sydney S. Spivack Program in Applied Social Research and Social Policy Community Action Research Award. http://www.asanet.org/funding/cari.cfm read more »


Childers Selected for Sage Award

Monday, April 11, 2016

Trenita Childers was selected to receive a SAGE Teaching Innovations & Professional Development Award.  The purpose of this award is to prepare a new generation of scholars and leaders in the Teaching Movement in Sociology by providing supplemental funds to support... read more »


Bartlett Awarded Best Poster at PAA

Friday, April 8, 2016

Bryce Bartlett, a PhD candidate in sociology and trainee in the demography of aging, along with his coauthor, Cyrus Schliefer received an award at the Population Association of America's 2016 annual meeting for their poster: "Projecting Religious Switching in America: A Bayesian Cohort Component... read more »


Reece discusses his research on Sage podcast

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Robert Reece discusses his research on inaugural podcast sponsored by the Sociology of Race and Ethnicity journal.  read more »


Fisher Awarded Ph.D.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

On April 3rd, Jacob C. Fisher successfully defended his dissertation: "Latent space and social psychological models of diffusion" His committee was: James Moody, Chair, Steve Vaisey, Martin Ruef, Ken Spenner, and David Banks read more »


Borelli Awarded Ph.D.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

On March 24th, E. Paige Borelli successfully defended her dissertation: "Investing in the Homeland: Foreign Assets and Patterns of Immigrant Economic Incorporation" Her committee was: Lisa Keister, Chair, Bai Gao, Jen’nan G. Read, and Martin Ruef read more »


Reece Awarded ASA Minority Fellowship

Friday, March 18, 2016

Robert Reese has been awarded a pre-doctoral fellowship for the 2016-2017 from the ASA Minority Fellowship Program.  This award, which comes with a stipend and travel,  supports the development and training of sociologists of color in any sub-area or specialty in the... read more »


Childers Awarded Ford Fellowship

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Trenita Childers was selected for a Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for her dissertation research titled: " 'We Are Not Foreigners': Immigrant Status and Mental Health Among Haitian Descendants in the Dominican Republic".  Trenita's project is an ethnographic examination... read more »


Bostic Accepts Position at UT Rio Grande Valley

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Amie Bostic has accepted a tenure-track assistant professor at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley in the department of sociology this fall.  She is very excited to be working in such an area with a great fit for her research, and is also looking forward to be working... read more »


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