Professor and Department Chair Deborah Carr has been named Chair-Elect of ASA’s...
Professor Japonica Brown-Saracino has been elected Vice-President of the Eastern Sociological Society, for a one-year term beginning in 2016. Congratulations, Japonica!
The Eastern Sociological Society is honoring PhD candidate Megan O’Leary with this year’s Rose Laub Coser Award. The Coser award is given annually to a graduate student for an outstanding doctoral dissertation proposal in the area of the family or gender and society. It will be presented to Megan during the Awards ceremony, Saturday March 23, at the annual meeting at the Boston Park Plaza.
Professor Nazli Kibria has been elected Vice-President of the Eastern Sociological Society, for a one-year term beginning in 2014. Nazli has been active in a number of leadership roles in the Society, which will hold its annual meeting in Boston March 21-24. Congratulations, Nazli!
Ph.D Candidate Mia Diaz-Edelman was recently awarded the Eastern Sociological Society’s Travel Grant to attend their 2012 Annual Meeting. She will be presenting her paper titled, ” Anchoring Narratives: Multicultural Collaboration in the Immigrant Rights Movement”.
Boston University Sociology will be very visible at this year’s Eastern Sociological Society meetings, coming up Feb 23-26 in New York City. At least eight faculty members, 16 grad students, visiting scholars and post-docs, and two undergraduate sociology majors will be presenting their work in a total of 28 different sessions! For a complete BU itinerary, click here.
Faculty and graduate students alike participated in the 2011 Eastern Sociological Society Conference on February 24th, 2011. The conference, held in Philadelphia, was on the theme of “Intersectionalities and Complex Inequalities”, and focused on questions of analysis and methodology related to multifaceted research.
Members of the Undergraduate Sociology Association were also in attendance.
Below, a guide to Boston University’s participation in the conference.
Six PhD candidates will present their research at the Eastern Sociological Society (ESS) Conference in Philadelphia, PA this February 24th-27th. This year’s conference, “Intersectionalities and Complex Inequalities “, focuses on questions of methodology and analysis related to multifaceted research. Students presenting are Kiri Gurd, Courtney Feldscher, Zophia Edwards, David Levy, Justin Stoll, Atanas Grozdev and Jim McQuaid who will preside over a session. More details on BU participation to follow.
We are proud to highlight several recent achievements:
Professor Alya Guseva will serve on the American Sociological Association’s Council of Economic Sociology Section for the 2010-2013 term.
Professor Nazli Kibria has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Eastern Sociological Society as well as the ASA’s Council on Nominations and Council of the Section on International Migration.
Professor Laurel Smith-Doerr joined the Council of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) for a three year term beginning this year. Laurel has also been appointed Chair of the BU Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) group for 2010-2011.
Professor Julian Go is ending his term as Elected Council Member of the Comparative-Historical Sociology Section of the ASA and starting as elected Faculty Representative for CAS to the BU Faculty Council and as Co-Chair of the Program Committee of the Social Science History Association.
From presiding at sessions to presenting results of research to convening conversations, Boston University sociologists will be busy nearly every hour at the upcoming Eastern Sociological Society meetings. Starting on Thursday March 18th at the Park Plaza Hotel the meetings will run through Sunday. Two of the many highlights will be a mini-conference on “Gender, Family, Work & Technology in the Post-Obama Era” featuring Prof. Laurel Smith-Doerr, and an author-meets-critics session on Into the Red: The Birth of the Credit Card Market in Post-Communist Russia by Alya Guseva.
Congratulations to Nazli Kibria on her election to a three-year term on the Executive Committee of the Eastern Sociological Society.