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Bloom Wins Baugh Fellowship

Bloom Wins Baugh Fellowship

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Nick Bloom is the recipient of the Graduate School's 2016-2017 Phillip Jackson Baugh Fellowship for his research entitled: "Social and Organizational Influence on Patient Decision-Making." This one-year fellowship is for the promotion of careers and interest in the areas of aging and human... read more »


Hunzaker Wins Vorsanger-Smith Award

Hunzaker Wins Vorsanger-Smith Award

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Mary Beth Hunzaker is the 2015-2016 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,... read more »


Mueller Wins Jacquet Research Award

Mueller Wins Jacquet Research Award

Friday, June 17, 2016

Collin Mueller's research on “Understanding and Addressing Barriers to Accessing the Faith-Based Safety Net and Unmet Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Health” has been selected for a 2016 Constant H. Jacquet Research Award from the Religious Research Association in the amount of $3000. The... read more »


Jefferson Selected for NSF Fellowship

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.

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.

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"

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"

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

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

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 »


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