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Baker Awarded Ph.D.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

On July 14th, 2015, Regina Baker successfully defended her dissertation: "Poverty and Place in the Context of the American South." Her Committee consisted of: Linda Burton, Co-Chair, David Brady, Co-Chair, Kenneth C. Land, and Eduardo Bonilla-Silva read more »


Schleifer Awarded Ph.D.

Friday, June 5, 2015

On June 4th, Cyrus Schleifer successfully defended his dissertation: "Family Formation, Educational Attainment, and Religion: Longitudinal Approaches to Religious Change" His committee consisted of: Mark Chaves, Chair, Lynn Smith-Lovin, Edward Tiryakian, and Steve Vaisey. read more »


Reece's article accepted by "The Review of Black Political Economy"

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Robert Reece's article, "What are You Mixed with: the Effect of Multiracial Identification on Perceived Attractiveness" was recently accepted for publication by "The Review of Black Political Economy" and is now available online. This research explores how multiracial identification shapes... read more »


Ashe Keynote speaker at Bard High School Early College

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Austin Ashe was invited to be the Keynote Speaker at Bard High School Early College's Student Symposium on June 5th. His keynote is entitled "Criminal Injustice: Beyond Mass Incarceration and Police Brutality."   read more »


Reece Interviewed about Slavery research

Monday, June 1, 2015

Robert Reece was recently interviewed about his research on the legacy of slavery and school segregation and featured on Education and Society, a feature page of The Society Pages which focuses on presenting important education findings to the public.  read more »


Fulton Wins ASA Paper Award

Friday, May 22, 2015

The Organizations, Occupations, and Work section of the American Sociological Association selected Brad Fulton’s paper, “Bridging and Bonding: How Social Diversity Influences Organizational Performance” for the James D. Thompson Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award. read more »


Fisher Wins ASA Mathematical Sociology Section Dissertation Award

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Jake Fisher won this year’s “Outstanding Dissertation in Progress Award” from the mathematical Sociology Section read more »


Fisher Wins Vorsanger-Smith award

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Jake Fisher is this year's recipient of the department's Vorsanger-Smith award. The Vorsanger-Smith Scholar Award is presented annually to recognize overall excellence in the graduate program. Excellence is assessed for all areas of performance in the programs, including coursework, examinations,... read more »


Lee Awarded Ph.D.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

On May 7th, 2015, Hang Young Lee successfully defended his dissertation: "Network Disadvantages of Immigrants: Social Capital as a Source of Immigrant Disadvantages in the Labor Market". His committe consisted of: Lisa A. Keister, Co-Chair, Nan Lin, Co-Chair, James W. Moody, Martin Ruef... read more »


Ford Accepted to the SSPF Summer Institute on Inequality at Penn

Thursday, May 7, 2015

LesLeigh Ford was awarded a Predissertation Fellowship to attend the Penn SSPF Summer Institute on Inequality. The Penn Social Science and Policy Forum (SSPF) is the university hub for scholarly research on key social, economic, legal, and policy problems confronting the United States and... read more »


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