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Fu Named An "Outstanding Students Abroad"

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Qiang Fu has been selected for the "Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad."  This award is given annually to Chinese students that show exemplary academic achievement, while not requiring financial assistance from the Chinese government.   read more »


Fulton Awarded Ph.D.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

On April 3, 2015, Brad Fulton successfully defended his dissertation: "Bridging and Bonding: How Diverse Networks Influence Organizational Outcomes" His committee consisted of: Mark Chaves (chair), Nan Lin, Lisa Keister, James Moody, and Richard L. Wood read more »


Eagle Awarded Ph.D.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

On March 25th, 2015, David Eagle successfully defended his dissertation: "Supersized Christianity: The Origins and Consequences of Protestant Megachurches in America." His committee consisted of: Mark Chaves, Chair, Lisa Keister, Jen’nan Read, and Grant Wacker. read more »


Medwinter Awarded Ph.D.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

On March 18 2015, Sancha D. Medwinter successfully defended her dissertation: “Race, Class, Poverty, and Social Capital Inequality in Urban Disasters” Her committee consisted of: Gary Gereffi, Co-Chair, Nan Lin, Co-Chair, Martin Ruef, and Carolina Bank Muñoz read more »


Undergraduates Shine at ESS Conference

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Senior honors students, Charlotte Ke, Stephanie Ogwo, and Karina Santellano, recently traveled to NYC for the annual meetings of the Eastern Sociological Society (ESS), where they presented posters of their honors thesis projects.  All three students produced excellent work, with Charlotte Ke... read more »


Fu Awarded Ph.D.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

On March 18th, 2015, Qiang Fu successfully defended his dissertation: “The Global Epidemic of Childhood Obesity and Its Non-medical Costs” His committee consisted of: Kenneth C Land, Co-supervisor, Linda K George, Co-supervisor, Nan Lin, James Moody, and Amanda Thompson read more »


Lariscy Accepts Position at the Univ. of Memphis

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Joseph Lariscy, an NIA Postdoctoral Fellow at DUPRI and in the department of Sociology, has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sociology position at the University of Memphis. read more »


Fulton Accepts Position at Indiana University

Monday, February 2, 2015

Brad Fulton has accepted a postion as Assistant Professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at Indiana University. read more »


Baker Accepts Position at the Univ. of Pennsylvania

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Regina Baker has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sociology position at the University of Pennsylvania. read more »


Medwinter Accepts Position at University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Sancha Medwinter accepted a tenure-track faculty position with the sociology department at University of Massachusetts-Amherst beginning September 1st, 2015. read more »


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