Faculty Awards And Recognition

August 14, 2018
Congratulations to Grace Kao for being recently appointed as the IBM Professor of Sociology. Read more here.
August 14, 2018
The Sociology Department is proud to announce that Elijah Anderson received the 2018 W.E.B. Du Bois Career of Distinguished Scholarship Award from the American Sociological...
July 30, 2018
The Sociology Department is pleased to announced that Nicholas A. Christakis was just named as Sterling Professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale University. This is...
July 21, 2018
The Department of Sociology is proud to announce that Jeffrey C. Alexander is the 2018 Winner of the Distinguished Contribution to Sociological Theory from the International...
February 1, 2018
Professor Elijah Anderson will receive the W.E.B. DuBois Career of Distinguished Scholarship Award from the American Sociological Association at the Annual Meeting in...
November 13, 2017
Professor Elijah Anderson has received the 2017 William Julius Wilson Award for the Advancement of Social Justice from Washington State University in recognition of his...
October 31, 2017
Our 1976 PhD graduate Lawrence Sherman was awarded the Wilbur Cross Medal – the Graduate School’s highest honor - on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. This is the 52nd year the...
October 20, 2017
It was just announced that Professor Grace Kao has been named the 2017-18 Robin E. Williams Lecturer of the Eastern Sociological Society. One leading scholar is named every...
October 17, 2017
Emily Erikson was elected to the Executive Committee of the Social Science History Association. She will serve on the Executive Committee for a three-year term. SSHA is a...
September 28, 2017
Professor Elijah Anderson was invited to deliver a keynote address at the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize Forum, which was held at Augsburg College and the University of Minnesota...