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Calarco receives ASA Early Career Award

Jess Calarco

Assistant Professor Jessica Calarco is the 2017 recipient of the Doris Entwisle Early Career Award from the Sociology of Education Section of the ASA…

Okamoto receives Wells Endowed Professorship

Elaine Hernandez

Dina Okamoto has been selected as a recipient of the Herman B. Wells Endowed Professorship for research excellence and commitment to advancing the understanding of race and ethnicity among IU faculty and students...

Rojas and Ray named editors of contexts

Roshan Pandian

IU Sociology's Professor Fabio Rojas and alumnus Rashawn Ray have been selected as the new editors of Contexts..."

Remembering Sheldon Stryker

Sheldon Stryker

As many of you know, the Department of Sociology sponsored an event at the ASA meetings in honor of Sheldon Stryker, who passed away earlier this year. IU alum Richard Serpe, along with several of his colleagues at Kent State, arranged for the event to be filmed. The film has been uploaded to the IU Sociology channel on YouTube:


Sociology Summer Courses 2017

Sociology Summer Courses 2017





Preparing Future Faculty Conference

IU PFF Conference

Indiana University’s 22nd Annual Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) Graduate Conference is a one-day event designed to provide graduate students from all disciplines and at all phases of their educations with important information about preparing for their future academic careers. The conference will be Friday February 03, 2017, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM in Indiana Memorial Union: Rooms - Frangipani, Whittenberger, and Georgian.

Contact: Eric Sevell (
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Karl F. Schuessler Lecture in Social Science Methodology

Matthew Salganik

The 2017 Karl F. Schuessler Lecture will be presented by Matthew Salganik, Professor of Sociology at Princeton University. Professor Salganik is affiliated with several of Princeton's interdisciplinary research centers: the Office for Population Research, the Center for Information Technology Policy, the Center for Health and Wellbeing, and the Center for Statistics and Machine Learning. His research interests include social networks and computational social science. The lecture will be Friday April 07, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM in Woodburn Hall, Room 200, The Social Science Research Commons (SSRC). A reception will follow the talk.

Contact: Stephen Benard (

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