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IU Bloomington faculty, students recognized by American Sociological Association

Brea Perry

Indiana University Bloomington sociologist Brian Powell received a Distinguished Career Award and other faculty members and graduate students in the Department of Sociology were recognized for books and articles during the recent annual meeting of the American Sociological Association.

Hatteberg receives Distinguished Dissertation Award

Sarah J. Hatteberg

Congratulations to Sarah Hatteberg (IU PhD, 2015), whose dissertation, “Institutional Stress and Compromised Social Support in Collegiate Athletics: The Student-Athlete Experience,” has been selected as a winner of Indiana University Graduate School Distinguished Ph.D. Dissertation Award for 2016.

Okamoto receives ASA Book Award

Dina Okamoto

Dina Okamoto’s book Asian American Panethnicity and Shifting Ethnic Boundaries is a recipient of the ASA Asian and Asian American Section Book Award.


2016 Allen D. and Polly S. Grimshaw Lecture

The Grimshaw Lecture will be delivered by Shelley Correll, Professor of Sociology and the Barbara D. Finberg Director of Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Research on Gender at Stanford University. The lecture is scheduled for Friday, October 28 in the mid-afternoon.

Race and Education Symposium

This symposium will feature four distinguished scholars who will present their work on racial and ethnic stratification in schooling. Karolyn Tyson (University of North Carolina), Natasha Warikoo (Harvard Graduate School of Education), Ruth Lopez-Turley (Rice University), and Doug Downey (Ohio State) will each give hour-long talks and take part in a panel discussion. The event will take place from 10am-4:30pm on September 16, 2016 in the Frangipani Room in the Indiana Memorial Union, with a reception to follow.

CRRES Speaker Series

THIS EVENT BEEN CANCELED. On Wednesday, September 14, the Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society (CRRES) will host a presentation by Prof. Ross Gay of Indiana University at 4:00 pm in the Bridgewater Lounge at the Neal-Marshall Center.

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