Department News

July 8, 2021
Dana Hayward will join the Harriet W. Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning at Brown University as an Assessment Fellow. In this fellowship, Dana will contribute to...
June 30, 2021
Rene Almeling published an opinion piece in the Washington Post outlining the main arguments from her recent book, GUYnecology: The Missing Science of Men’s...
May 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...
May 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...
May 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...
April 26, 2021
Emma Zang was interviewed and quoted by The Lily news of the Washington Post. She commented on the disproportionate burden on working mothers relative to fathers when working...
April 23, 2021
PhD candidate Thomas Lyttelton will join Copenhagen Business School as a postdoctoral researcher after graduating this spring. He will be working with Professor Lasse Folke...
April 14, 2021
Grace Kao’s op-ed in Variety on April 12, 2021 “Media Bears Responsibility for Reinforcing Asian American Stereotypes”   April 12, 2021: The Debate on France 24 TV (40...
April 1, 2021
IBM Professor and Chair Grace Kao was interviewed on CT NPR (WSHU) in a story titled, “Virus Of Hate: ‘We Are Not Your Fetish’ — Combating Anti-Asian Racism And Sexism.” on...
April 1, 2021
PhD Candidate Sarah Brothers will be an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Public Policy at Pennsylvania State University beginning Fall 2021. She will also be affiliated...