September 2020 News

PhD Candidate and CCS Junior Fellow Till Hilmar will be a Faculty Member at SOCIUM

Mon, 08/05/2019
PhD candidate and CCS Junior Fellow Till Hilmar will be a faculty member at SOCIUM (Research Center on Inequality and Social Policy) and the department of sociology at Bremen University, Germany, starting October 1st. The position is affiliated with the newly established chair on comparative Read more...

Till Hilmar Publishes Article in Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World

Mon, 08/05/2019
Graduate student Till Hilmar recently published an article entitled “The Temporal Logic of Deservingness: Inequality Beliefs in Two Postsocialist Societies“ in the journal Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World (5) 2019. Link:  https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/ Read more...

Celene Reynolds Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow at Cornell University

Wed, 07/17/2019
Celene Reynolds is a Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow at Cornell University. She is also an affiliate of the Center for the Study of Inequality and a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Organizational Behavior, both at Cornell. Celene stated, “I’m delighted to join the Presidential Read more...

PhD Candidate Sarah Brothers has won the 2019 Bruce D. Johnson Student Paper Award

Fri, 06/28/2019
PhD candidate Sarah Brothers has won the 2019 Bruce D. Johnson Student Paper Award from the American Sociological Association’s Alcohol, Drugs, and Crime Section. The paper, ““A Good “Doctor” is Hard to Find: Assessing Uncredentialed Expertise in Assisted Injection,” is based on her dissertation Read more...

Profs. Issa Kohler-Hausmann and Michael Yarbrough Win Law & Society Association Book and Article Prizes

Thu, 05/30/2019
Issa Kohler-Hausmann, Associate Professor of Yale Law and Sociology, was awarded the 2019 Herbert Jacob Book Prize for her book Misdemeanorland: Criminal Courts and Social Control in an Age of Broken Windows Policing (Princeton University Press), and Michael Yarbrough GRD ‘13 and YLS ‘09, now Read more...

Yavas Published in the Journal of Mathematical Sociology

Wed, 05/29/2019
Graduate student Mustafa Yavas recently published an article entitled “Dissecting income segregation: Impacts of concentrated affluence on segregation of poverty,” in the Journal of Mathematical Sociology. The article investigates how rising income inequality affects residential segregation by Read more...

Professor Erikson Receives Honorable Mention, The Section on Economic Sociology’s Granovetter Award for Best Article in Economic Sociology, 2019

Thu, 05/16/2019
Professor Erkson and co-author, Mark Hamilton, received honorable mention from The Section on Economic Sociology’s Granovetter Award for Best Article in Economic Sociology for their 2018 article, “Companies and the Rise of Economic Thought” American Journal of Sociology, vol. 124, no. 1.  Read more...

PhD Candidate Nicholas Occhiuto will be a Postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Organizational Behavior at Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations

Fri, 05/10/2019
PhD Candidate Nicholas Occhiuto will be a Postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Organizational Behavior at Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations beginning in summer 2019. HIs’ research interests include economic sociology, as well as organizations, occupations, and Read more...

Mira Debs has book Published by Harvard Education Press

Wed, 05/01/2019
Mira Debs, Sociology Lecturer and Executive Director of Education Studies, just had her book Diverse Families, Desirable Schools: Public Montessori in the Era of School Choice published by Harvard Education Press. A profile about it appears in Chalkbeat, a national non-profit education news site  Read more...

Hirokazu Shirado will be an Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon University

Mon, 04/29/2019
Hirokazu Shirado, completing his doctoral program this May, will be an assistant professor in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University commencing in the Fall 2019 semester. His work focuses on collective action, and in particular Read more...