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Fall 2017 Department of Sociology Newsletter
"On behalf of all our colleagues in the Department of Sociology, we are delighted to present the inaugural edition of our new series of newsletters..."
Nicholas Smith, a Sociology department graduate student at Indiana University will join a diverse group of scholars from across the country to collaboratively tackle persistent health challenges by creating innovative solutions through their research. The Health Policy Research Scholars program is led by George Washington University with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Calarco receives ASA Early Career Award
Assistant Professor Jessica Calarco is the 2017 recipient of the Doris Entwisle Early Career Award from the Sociology of Education Section of the ASA…
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...
Friday, February 09, 2018
GRC and PEC welcome Adia Harvey Wingfield, Professor of Sociology at Washington University in St. Louis on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 12:00 PM in KSISR 100. Professor Wingfield’s talk title is: Professional Work in a ‘Postracial' Era: Black Health Care Workers in the New Economy. She specializes in research that examines the ways intersections of race, gender, and class affect social processes at work. In particular, Wingfield is an expert on the workplace experiences of minority workers in predominantly white professional settings, and specifically on black male professionals in occupations where they are in the minority.
PEC welcomes Florencia Torche, Professor of Sociology at Stanford University, on Friday, March 2, 2018 at 12:00 PM in KSISR 100. Professor Torche’s talk title is: “Anti-Immigration Law and Infant Health: The Case of Arizona’s SB1070”. She is a social scientist with substantive interests in social demography, stratification, and education.
2018 Karl F. Schuessler Lecture welcomes Michael Sobel, Professor in Department of Statistics at Columbia University in the City of New York on April 6, 2018. Professor Sobel’s research interests are Causal Inference, fMRI, and Social Statistics. A reception will follow the lecture, time TBA.
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