May 2021 News

Tony Cheng Awarded the 2021 21st Century Prize

Fri, 05/21/2021
The 2021 21st Century Dissertation Prize in the Department of Sociology has been awarded to Dr. Tony Cheng. His dissertation is titled “Policing and the Illusion of Public Input.” The award is given to a sociology graduate student whose dissertation contributes to public policy or the public Read more...

Thomas Lyttelton Receives the 2021 Marvin B. Sussman Award

Fri, 05/21/2021
The 2021 Marvin B. Sussman Best Dissertation Award in the Department of Sociology has been awarded to Dr. Thomas Lyttelton. The title of his dissertation is Work, Sociability, And Inequality. In a quantitative analysis of time use data, Lyttelton shows how mundane sociability with colleagues varies Read more...

Jason Contino Receives the 2021 Mildred Priest Frank Award

Fri, 05/21/2021
The Sociology Department is happy to announce that Jason Contino is the 2021 Winner of the Mildred Priest Frank Award recognizing outstanding scholarship and service among graduating senior sociology majors. Jason’s thesis is titled, “Ontological (Narco)Politicking: How Addiction Treatment Read more...