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Ph.D. Candidate Rebecca Farber Awarded NSF Fellowship

April 2nd, 2014 in Graduate Students, News

RFarberPicPh.D. Candidate Rebecca Farber has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. This competitive research fellowship supports three years of research and studies and provides international research and professional development opportunities.

Rebecca’s project is titled “Local Impacts of Medical Tourism in Thailand.” Congratulations, Rebecca!

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Ph.D. Candidate Natalicia Tracy featured on WBUR radio program for her Social Justice award

January 17th, 2014 in Graduate Students, News

CapturePh.D. Candidate Natalicia Tracy was interviewed by WBUR Radio 90.9 Boston (Boston’s NPR News Station) about her 2014 Petra Foundation Fellowship win and her work as the Executive Director of the Brazilian Immigrant Center in Allston.

Listen to the interview here.

See news article about her Petra Fellowship win here.

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Ph.D. Candidate Natalicía Tracy wins 2013 Petra Fellowship

October 16th, 2013 in Graduate Students, News

CaptureBU Sociology Ph.D. Candidate Natalicía Tracy will be honored on November 15th by the Petra Foundation as one of four 2013 Petra Fellows. Established in 1988 in honor of Petra Tölle Shattuck, the Petra Foundation “seeks out and champions unsung heroes who are making distinctive contributions to the rights, autonomy and dignity of others.” (1)

In addition to her Ph.D. work, Natalicía is the executive director of Boston’s Brazilian Immigrant Center, which serves 3,000 Latino immigrants each year in issues of labor, housing, consumer, civil and human rights. She is also the coordinator of the Massachusetts Domestic Workers Congress.

Natalicía will be honored at the 24th Annual Petra Fellows Awards Dinner on November 15th, 2013 at the Omni Parker House.

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Professor Stephen Kalberg Receives Teaching and Research Fellowship from the Fulbright Commission

April 3rd, 2013 in Faculty, News

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Professor Stephen Kalberg received from the Fulbright Commission a Teaching / Research Fellowship for the Spring Semester, 2014. He will teach  at the American University of Armenia in Yerevan, Armenia from January until June.  His research will compare the political culture of Armenia’s “hybrid” government to the political cultures of several Western European nations.


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PHD CANDIDATE BAKHTIARI AWARDED NSF FELLOWSHIP

May 2nd, 2012 in Graduate Students, News

Sociology Ph.D Candidate Elyas Bakhtiari was awarded one of  three  graduate student fellowships under the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellows Program.  These prestigious national fellowships provide generous support for three years of study, available for fellows to use at any point in the next five years.  Elyas works closely with Sigrun Olafsdottir, Assistant Professor of Sociology.  The other new fellows from BU are graduate students Allison Gill (Biology) and Alissa Rickborn (Biology).

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PROF. RUHA BENJAMIN WINS ACLS FELLOWSHIP

February 28th, 2012 in Faculty, News

The American Council of Learned Societies awards a small number of highly-sought-after sabbatical fellowships each year.  Congratulations to Professor Ruha Benjamin on this recognition of her important work.  She will spend the 2012-13 academic year completing work on her book, People’s Science: Reconstituting Bodies and Rights on the Stem Cell Frontier.

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PH.D CANDIDATE COURTNEY FELDSCHER TO GIVE KEY NOTE SPEECH AT CAI-NE

October 20th, 2011 in Graduate Students, News

Ph.D. Candidate Courtney L. Feldscher will serve as the keynote speaker at the annual meeting of the New England Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAI-NE) this weekend in Boston, MA. Courtney is the 2010/2011 recipient of the Foundation for Community Association Research’s Byron Hanke Fellowship.

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Alumna Sarah Tosh Awarded Fellowship to Study at CUNY Graduate Center

August 9th, 2011 in Alumni, News, Undergraduate Students

Sarah Tosh (BA, 09) will begin her doctoral studies in sociology this fall (2011) at the CUNY Graduate Center, which has awarded her a fellowship to support her studies

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PH.D. CANDIDATE COURTNEY FELDSCHER TO PRESENT AT COMMUNITY ASSOC. INSTITUTE IN FLORIDA

May 3rd, 2011 in Graduate Students, News

Ph.D. Candidate Courtney L. Feldscher is presenting her paper, “Managing Conflict: The Who, What, Where, When, and Why”, at the annual meeting of the Community Associations Institute in Boca Raton, Florida.  Courtney is the 2010/2011 recipient of the Foundation for Community Association Research’s Byron Hanke Fellowship.

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UNDERGRADUATE ALUM JENNIFER MACY SUMNER WINS NSF FUNDING

March 1st, 2011 in Alumni, News

Jennifer Macy Sumner (SO’99), has won National Science Foundation funding for her comparative research on the incarceration of transgender inmates in the U.S. and in Italy. Sumner is currently an assistant professor of criminal justice at Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg, and is continuing her research in Italy this spring.

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