Category: News

Assistant Professor Grundy publishes article in Social Problems

April 16th, 2021 in Faculty, News, Saida Grundy

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Saida Grundy for publishing her article “Lifting the Veil on Campus Sexual Assault: Morehouse College, Hegemonic Masculinity, and Revealing Racialized Rape Culture through the Du Boisian Lens” in the journal Social Problems. Her article focuses on the racial aspect of college rape culture and sexual assault. Click here to read this work.

BU Sociology nationally ranked

April 2nd, 2021 in News

BU Sociology continues its national ascent! Distinguished as "top 50" program, BU jumped from 47th to 41st place in the UNWR rankings. Click here to view the ranking.

Graduate Students members of editorial team for ASA Economic Sociology Section’s newsletter

April 2nd, 2021 in Graduate Students, News

Congratulations to BU Sociology graduate students Gökhan Mülayim, Ladin Bayurgil, Meghann Lucy, Ya-Ching Huang, and Elif Birced, who are editors of the ASA Economic Sociology Section's newsletter 'Accounts' editorial team. Kudos to the team for continuing BU Sociology's long history of leading the Economic Sociology section and its activities!

Assistant Professor Grundy writes in The Atlantic

April 2nd, 2021 in Faculty, News, Saida Grundy

Assistant Professor Saida Grundy writes about the Atlanta shootings in The Atlantic. Click here to read the article.

Seminar Series speaker Dr. David Cort featured in the Daily Free Press

April 2nd, 2021 in Events, News

Sociology seminar presentation by Associate Professor David Cort (UMass-Amherst) is featured in the Daily Press. Click here to view the article.

Boston University and The Boston Globe partner in antiracist efforts

April 2nd, 2021 in News

The revival of The Emancipator has launched! This partnership between the Boston Globe and Center for Antiracist Research (where Assistant Professor Saida Grundy is assistant director of narrative) aims to finish the work abolitionists started: sharing opinions that aim for racial justice. Click here to learn more about The Emancipator. Click here to learn more about the Center for Antiracist Research.

Professor Deborah Carr interviewed in USA Today News

April 2nd, 2021 in Deborah Carr, Faculty, News

Professor Deborah Carr speaks to USA Today about grief and trauma among COVID ICU workers. Click here to view the article.

Assistant Professor Gowayed featured on BU Arts & Sciences website

April 2nd, 2021 in Faculty, News

BU Today  features Assistant Professor Heba Gowayed's important work in establishing the Citizenship Hub at BU to help refugees pass the citizenship exam!

Affiliate Faculty Andrew Stokes talks to Boston 25 News

April 2nd, 2021 in Faculty, News

BU Sociology affiliate and SPH Assistant Professor of Global Health Andrew Stokes discusses the impact of COVID 19-on falling U.S. life expectancy, on Boston 25. Click here to watch the interview.

Erick Berrelleza accepts Assistant Professor position

April 2nd, 2021 in Graduate Students, News

Congratulations to Erick Berrelleza, a PhD candidate, who has accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position in sociology at Santa Clara University beginning September 2021. Erick's primary teaching will be in Urban Sociology, with possibilities for collaboration with their School of Theology located in Berkeley. Good luck, Erick!