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Professor Stone and Graduate Alumni Polly Rizova and Xiaoshuo Hou Publish Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Nationalism
The Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Nationalism is a five volume, 1.5 million word reference work to be published in December 2015 by Wiley-Blackwell. Consisting of hundreds of entries written by leading experts on the topics from all over the world, it also has many contributions from scholars drawn from both the faculty and advanced graduate students from the Sociology Department and Boston University generally.
Among the five editors are John Stone, Polly Rizova and Xiaoshuo Hou, the last two being PhD sociology graduates who received their degrees in 2003 and 2008 respectively, and are currently Associate Professors at the Willamette Graduate School of Management in Portland OR and the sociology department of St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY. The department faculty who have contributed articles to the Encyclopedia include Nazli Kibria, Julian Go, Susan Eckstein, Liah Greenfeld, Sigrun Olafsdottir and Ashley Mears, as well as more than a dozen by John Stone. A select group of some of our best PhD and MA students, from Sociology, African American Studies, Sociology and Social Work, and other social science programs have also written on their specialist areas. The Encyclopedia will be a definitive reference work providing insight and understanding about so many of the central challenges confronting modern society.
To celebrate the publishing of Race and Immigration (2013, U.K.: Polity Press) Authors Professor Nazli Kibria and Ph.D. Candidates Cara Bowman and Megan O’Leary celebrated with friends and family at the BU Bookstore at Barnes and Noble in Kenmore Square on Wednesday, April 16th.
Congratulations Nazli, Cara, and Megan!
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!
Professor Nazli Kibria will receive full professorship on September 1st,2012. You can read more about Professor Kibria and the 11 other professor’s who received this honor at the March 21st issue of BU today
”Professor Kibria teaches international migation, families, childhood, and modern South Asia. She is the author most recently of Muslims in Motion: Islam and National Identity in the Bangladeshi Diaspora. Her doctorate is from the University of Pennsylvania.”-BU Today.
Prof. Laurel Smith-Doerr has been elected as a Member-at-Large on the national council of the American Sociological Association (ASA), and Prof. Cati Connell will serve on the Sex and Gender Section’s Sally Hacker Award Committee. Already announced is Prof. Julian Go’s election to chair the Comparative and Historical Sociology Section of ASA. Congratulations to all three. These new ASA officers join Prof. Nazli Kibria, who is currently serving on the ASA Nominations Committee and as a council member in the Migrations Section, as well as Prof. Alya Guseva, who is serving on the council of the Economic Sociology section. Surely a record for per capita ASA office-holding!
Associate Professor Nazli Kibria headlines BU Today with a story about her recently published book, “Muslims In Motion”. Her Book examines the Bangladeshi diaspora, telling the stories of challenges faced by Bangladeshis in the United States and around the world.
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.
Congratulations to Nazli Kibria on her election to a three-year term on the Executive Committee of the Eastern Sociological Society.
Prof. Nazli Kibria will be travelling to Delhi to present an address on “The Good Society, Women and Purdah: The Social Remittances of Bangladeshi Labor Migrants to Malaysia.” This will be part of the conference on “Asian Connections” of the China-South Asia International Cultural Forum, Delhi, India, Dec 4-5.
Prof. Nazli Kibria has written a moving remembrance of Senator Ted Kennedy, published in the Dhaka Daily Star. http://www.thedailystar.net/newDesign/news-details.php?nid=103405