BU sociologists congregated this weekend for the second annual fall hike at...
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BU sociologists congregated this weekend for the second annual fall hike at the lovely Blue Hills reservation. The weather was beautiful and so was the camaraderie! Hikers included Chair Deborah Carr, Bahar Aldanmaz, Allison Wigen, Ya-Ching Huang, Caoyifu Zhou, Kimberly Rhoten, Meghann Lucy, Sara Snitselaar, Selma Hedlund (with partner), Kristen Tzoc (with partner). Most importantly, some hounds of the Department were able to play and participate in the sociological banter.
Graduate Student Rebecca Farber becomes Tenure-Track Assistant Professor at the College of William & Mary
Congratulations to Rebecca Farber, who has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Sociology at the College of William and Mary. Rebecca is a current PhD student. Best of luck to Rebecca -- we wish you success!
Congratulations to Meaghan Stiman, who has accepted a tenure-track position as assistant professor of sociology at the College of William and Mary. Meaghan is a 2017 PhD, whose dissertation explored “The City or The Country: Second Homeownership in Urban and Rural Contexts.” Best of luck to Meaghan in this exciting new position!
Sara Lillo and Meghann Lucy have been awarded BU Summer Graduate Internships in the Social Sciences. This summer, Sara will be a paid intern at Partners in Health, and Meghann will intern at the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley. Congratulations on being selected for the inaugural cohort of this program!
The BU Graduate School of Arts and Sciences has named PhD student Heather Mooney an Outstanding Teaching Fellow for the 2018-2019 academic year. Heather was nominated for this award in recognition of her creative, engaging, and responsive work as a Teaching Fellow.
Graduate Student Jon Shaffer's latest editorial, "Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un: authoritarian love in the time of TB" is now published STAT. Congratulations, Jon!
Graduate student Jake Watson has won the award for Best Graduate Student Paper from the Global and Transnational Sociology Section of the ASA. The paper, “Family Ideation, Immigration, and the Racial State” is based upon Jake’s Qualifying paper that he wrote here at BU and was subsequently published in Ethnic and Racial Studies.
Sasha will soon begin a Provost’s Postdoctoral fellowship in the Johns Hopkins University sociology department.