Department News

October 30, 2015
Professor Frederick Wherry discusses the problem of payday loans and banking regulations in an op-ed in the New York Times published yesterday. He argues that banks should be...
October 5, 2015
Professor Elijah Anderson has contributed an essay to a New York Times discussion on gun control in the United States. The online debate asks “Is the Gun Lobby Still...
September 28, 2015
Till Hilmar, a third year graduate student, has his work featured in the journal Memory Studies this month. Hilmar’s paper, entitled “Storyboards of remembrance:...
September 28, 2015
Graduate student Philip McHarris, a second year student in Sociology and African American Studies was recently awarded a Ford Predoctoral Fellowship, NSF Graduate Research...
September 14, 2015
Professor Elijah Anderson will address graduates of the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration at a reunion event next month. Anderson will...
September 14, 2015
Research co-authored by graduate student Hirokazu Shirado was featured in Nature journal last week. The paper, entitled “Inequality and visibility of wealth in experimental...
August 17, 2015
Following on from the success of her book ‘Between Monopoly and Free Trade: The English East India Company, 1600-1757,’ Professor Emily Erikson recently edited ‘Chartering...
July 13, 2015
Professor Philip Smith has taken over from Richard Breen as Chair of the Department of Sociology. His three-year term began on July 1. Richard has returned to Oxford...
July 2, 2015
Professor Emily Erikson has been awarded the 2015 Ralph Gomory Prize for her recent book ‘Between Monopoly and Free Trade: The English East India Company’. The prize, given...
June 2, 2015
Congratulations to all PhD students in our department who graduated this year: Seongsoo Choi, Thomas Crosbie, Alison Gerber,  Joseph Klett, Matt Lawrence, Carolyn Ly,...

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