July 2020 News

Tiana Wang Awarded Prizes for Thesis, Work in the Arts

Wed, 07/29/2020
The Council on East Asian Studies has awarded the Williams Prize to Tiana for her senior thesis, “A Changing Tea Culture, A Changing China: Variations in Conceptions of Gift Tea Among Tea Sellers.” Drawing on interviews with twenty tea sellers based in three Chinese cities, the essay examines how Read more...

Tony Cheng Wins ASA and SSSP Student Paper Awards

Mon, 07/13/2020
PhD Candidate Tony Cheng’s manuscript “Social Media, Selective Transparency, and Pursuing Legitimation of Police Violence” has won the 2020 Student Paper Award from the ASA Section on Communication, Information Technologies, and Media Sociology, as well as from SSSP’s Crime and Juvenile Delinquency Read more...

Graduate Student Navin Kumar has been Awarded a Grant from the Horowitz Foundation

Wed, 07/08/2020
Graduate student Navin Kumar has been awarded a grant from the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy for his dissertation research, “Social interactions and treatment outcomes from medication assisted treatment in opioid addiction.” The Foundation aims to support social scientists in the early Read more...

Philip V. McHarris Appears in HBO Series Axios

Wed, 07/08/2020
Philip V. McHarris is featured on an HBO segment to discuss defunding/divesting from policing, reinvesting in community resources and alternatives, and reimagining public safety. The episode series is available on all HBO streaming platforms HBO Go, HBO Now and Amazon — the specific episode is Read more...