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Professor Japonica Brown-Saracino Elected Vice-President of Eastern Sociological Society

January 21st, 2015 in News

japonica1Professor Japonica Brown-Saracino has been elected Vice-President of the Eastern Sociological Society, for a one-year term beginning in 2016.  Congratulations, Japonica!

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Ph.D. Candidate Megan O’Leary wins ESS Award

March 11th, 2013 in Graduate Students, News

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.

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Professor Nazli Kibria Elected Vice-President of Eastern Sociological Society

February 4th, 2013 in Faculty, News

Nazli Kibria

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!

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PHD CANDIDATE MIA DIAZ-EDELMAN AWARDED 2012 ESS TRAVEL GRANT

February 14th, 2012 in Graduate Students, News

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”.

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BU AT THE EASTERN SOCIOLOGICAL SOCIETY

February 1st, 2012 in News

 

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.

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BU AT EASTERN SOCIOLOGICAL SOCIETY CONFERENCE

February 24th, 2011 in News

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.

ESS Participation 2011

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GRADUATE STUDENTS TO PRESENT AT ESS 2011

February 9th, 2011 in News

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.

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NEW FACULTY APPOINTMENTS

September 27th, 2010 in Faculty, News

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.

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FACULTY AND GRAD STUDENTS AT ESS CONFERENCE

January 10th, 2010 in Faculty, News

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.

View the full guide to BU Participation.

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PROF. KIBRIA TO SERVE ON ESS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

November 10th, 2009 in Faculty, News

Congratulations to Nazli Kibria on her election to a three-year term on the Executive Committee of the Eastern Sociological Society.

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