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Jefferson Selected for NSF Fellowship

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Steven Jefferson was selected to receive a 2016 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowship for his research titled: “Mobility Beliefs and College-Seeking Behavior: The Role of Perceived Barriers in Processes of Educational Attainment”. The National... read more »


Seamster Awarded Ph.D.

Monday, June 6, 2016

On June 6th, 2016, Louise Seamster successfully successfully defended her dissertation: "Race, Power and Economic Extraction in Benton Harbor, Michigan" Her committee was: Linda Burton, Co-Chair, Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Co-Chair, Lee Baker, Matthew Hughey, and... read more »


Bostic Awarded Ph.D.

Friday, June 3, 2016

On June 3rd, Amie Bostic successfully defended her dissertation: "Inequality, the Welfare State, and Demographic Change" Her committee was: Kieran Healy, Co-Chair, Martin Ruef, Co-Chair, Steve Vaisey, and David Brady read more »


Charron-Chénier, Fink, and Keister published in "Sociology of Race and Ethnicity"

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Raphaël Charron-Chénier, Joshua Fink, and Lisa Keister’s article “Race and Consumption: Black and White Disparities in Household Spending” was published online ahead of print in Sociology of Race and Ethnicity. read more »


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 »


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