Professor Doreen Lee’s article “Absolute Traffic: Infrastructural Aptitude in Urban Indonesia,” has been selected as the latest Editor’s Choice paper at the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. The paper is featured at their website (http://www.ijurr.org/) and available for free download for the next three months. Congratulations, Doreen!
Professor Kathrin Zippel’s article co-authored with Katrina Uhly and Laura Visser, two of our alumni, on “Gendered patterns in international research collaborations in academia” has been published in the journal Studies in Higher Education.
Kudos to doctoral student Emily Cummins and Prof. Linda Blum on the publication of their article “’Suits To Self-Sufficiency’ Dress for Success and Neoliberal Maternalism,” in the Oct. 2015 issue of Gender & Society. Gender & Society is, of course, an extremely prominent journal in the sociology of gender and in the fields of women’s…
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We’ve just received news that Anjuli Fahlberg, a Sociology PhD candidate, has just had a co-authored paper accepted for publication in a prominent peer reviewed journal. Her co-author, Dr. Tom Vicino, is Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the MPA program here at Northeastern. The article they have written, “Breaking the City: Militarization…
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Congratulations to Professor Ramiro Martinez on receiving the 2015 Founders Award from the Latina/o Sociology section of the American Sociological Association. This award recognizes an individual who has “given time and energy to strengthen the visibility and status of the Section, worked with colleagues on projects related to the Section, and mentored numerous students. The…
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Professor and Department Chair Matthew Hunt was elected to the American Sociological Association’s national Committee on Publications. The Committee is responsible for periodic review of existing ASA journals, as well as decisions on proposals for new Association-wide and section journals. His three-year term begins on Sept. 1, 2015.
Congratulations to Prof. Len Albright, whose research on racial discrimination and predatory lending in Baltimore (just published in Social Problems, with Jacob Rugh and Douglas Massey) was highlighted in a recent New York Times editorial (http://nyti.ms/1BxhGnj). Nice work, Len!
On May 21, 2015, Professor Daniel Faber received the 2015 Environmental Justice Award from Alternatives for Community & Environment for his persistence in campaigning for an Executive Order on Environmental Justice and for the legacy of his work in bringing improvements to the health and environment of communities of color and low-income communities.
Congratulations to Prof. Phil Brown, who has received a $343,163 grant from the National Science Foundation to study “Perfluorinated Chemicals: The Social Discovery of a Class of Emerging Contaminants.” His project investigates the social discovery, scientific controversies, and regulatory issues of perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs), which are now being termed poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs). There…
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Congratulations to PhD student Christopher Prener on accepting a tenure track assistant professor position in the Sociology and Anthropology Department at St. Louis University (St. Louis, Missouri)! We wish him the very best in the transition to this new position. Well done!