December 18, 2017 – from TIME Magazine
2018 Australian National University Research School of Social Sciences Fellowship Awarded to Gary Fine
November 28, 2017
Congratulations to Gary Fine, who has been awarded an Australian National University Research School of Social Sciences Fellowship, designed to allow that institution to host distinguished visitors!
Congratulations to 2018 McCarthy Award Winner Aldon Morris
November 21, 2017
Congratulations to Aldon Morris, the 2018 recipient of the John D. McCarthy Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Scholarship of Social Movements and Collective Behavior, presented by the Center for the Study of Social Movements at Notre Dame. The award is given to “a person who has made major contributions not only through her or his own research, but also through teaching and mentoring other, more junior, scholars as they have developed their own research and scholarly identities.” Aldon will be receiving the award, and delivering a public address, at the ninth annual Young Scholars in Social Movements Mini-Conference at Notre Dame on April 13-14, 2018.
November 16, 2017 – from Northwestern Now
October 2, 2017 – from Northwestern Research
Celeste will be working in the Office for Research while continuing her faculty appointments in Sociology and African American Studies.
October 1, 2017 – from The University of Chicago Press Journals
Congratulations to both Michael Rodríguez-Muñiz and Craig Rawlings on their articles, as well as Wendy Espeland on the review of her recent book.
Breaking News: Cultural sociology at Northwestern in the spotlight
September 30, 2017
September 29, 2017
Research Spotlight: Lincoln Quillian’S Study of Hiring Bias Against African-Americans Featured
September 13, 2017
Postdoctoral Project in Paris
July 1, 2017
Juliette Galonnier has received a 2-year postdoctoral position in Paris in the collective project "Global Race," led by French scholars of race, ethnicity and discrimination Patrick Simon and Daniel Sabbagh.
June 23, 2017
Kellie Owens will be this year's recipient of the Hacker-Mullins Graduate Student Paper Award from the American Sociological Association's section on Science, Knowledge, and Technology. The article being recognized, “Too Much of a Good Thing? American Childbirth, Intentional Ignorance, and the Boundaries of Responsible Knowledge,” has recently been published in Science, Technology, & Human Values.
Nicholas C. Mullins Award
June 23, 2017
Kellie Owens will be this year’s recipient of the Nicholas C. Mullins Award, the graduate student paper award from the Society for Social Studies of Science. The article being recognized, “Too Much of a Good Thing? American Childbirth, Intentional Ignorance, and the Boundaries of Responsible Knowledge,” has recently been published in Science, Technology, & Human Values.
Postdoctoral Research Scholar at Columbia University
June 23, 2017
Congratulations to Hannah Wohl (PhD 2017) for accepting a postdoctoral fellowship at Columbia University!
2017 - 2018 External Fellowships/Grants
June 21, 2017
Phi Beta Kappa
June 20, 2017
Alison Pelczar (Sociology and Statistics), Rita Hirami (Linguistics and Sociology), and Arielle Zimmerman (Sociology) were among the graduating seniors who were elected to Phi Beta Kappa this year. Paul Salamanca (Sociology and MMSS) was elected as a junior. Congratulations to these outstanding undergraduate students!
Graduate Student Paper Award
June 16, 2017
Congratulations to Alka Menon who will be receiving the Graduate Student Paper Award from the ASA’s Body and Embodiment Section for her article, “Reconstructing Race and Gender in American Cosmetic Surgery.” She will be presented with the award at the ASA meeting in Montreal this summer.
Weinberg Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award
June 5, 2017
We are pleased to announce that Zach Sommers is the recipient of the 2017 Weinberg Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award. Congratulations, Zach!
National Academy of Sciences
June 2, 2017
SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development
June 2, 2017
We are pleased to announce that Morgan Clark ("'Skanks Need to Pay with Their Lives': Sexual Harassment in Online Communities") and William Richardson ("The Urban Settler Colonial Present: Racial Residential Segregation and White Settlers' Relationship to Land") have been selected as participants for this years' Social Science Research Council program on dissertation proposal development for their projects.
Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of Pennsylvania
May 29, 2017
2017 Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship
May 19, 2017
Congratulations to Northwestern graduate student Kenneth Pass, who was recently named a winner of the 2017 Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship. The goal of Kenneth's research is to use mixed methodological approaches to investigate how infectious disease laws are undergirded by sociopolitical and scientific constructions of race, sexuality, disease, and criminality. Furthermore, he wants to study the relationship between the expansion of the prison industrial complex and rise of infectious disease laws in the United States.
2017-18 National Humanities Center Fellowship
May 12, 2017
2017 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship
May 5, 2017
The Department of Sociology would like to congratulate Stefan Vogler on winning the Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship for 2017-18 for his dissertation, Ruling Sexuality: Law, Expertise, and the Making of Sexual Knowledge.
2017 Presidential Fellowship
May 2, 2017
The Department of Sociology would like to congratulate Anya Degenshein on winning a Northwestern Presidential Fellowship starting next academic year.
2017 ACJS Book Award
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