It’s been a busy Fall semester! Here’s some recent news from BU Sociology before we close things out for winter break:
–Jessica Simes has been selected for a National Science Foundation CAREER Award: https://www.bu.edu/ciss/community/honors-and-awards/
–Elliot Chudyk in January, Elliot Chudyk will be starting a postdoc in the Chair in Transgender Studies program at University of Victoria. Elliot will be working on a project investigating the precarious labor experiences of trans workers.
-Undergraduate honors student Sadie Cowan published a paper she wrote based on research she did with a URG in summer of 2021 with Kimberly Rhoten and Heather Schoenfeld as her advisors: https://mackseyjournal.scholasticahq.com/article/55722-georgia-department-of-corrections-gdoc-freeze-frame-policies-leaving-inmates-frozen-in-time
–Neha Gondal declared CISS affiliate of the month: https://www.bu.edu/ciss/2022/12/05/december-2022-affiliate-of-the-month-neha-gondal-cas-sociology-computing-data-sciences/
–Nazli Kibria published an article about her son’s autism for WBUR: https://www.wbur.org/cognoscenti/2022/11/28/profound-autism-atypical-dss-covid-nazli-kibria “The problem of not enough available services for adults with developmental disabilities is not a new one…It is, however, a problem that the COVID-19 pandemic pushed to a crisis point.”
–Allison Wigen had a new publication in Sociological Forum: “Negotiating Unequal Exchange: Relational Work in Cross-Class Sibling Relationships” https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/socf.12873
–Meghann Lucy article “Divestment as investment: ‘Kondo-ing’ selves in the context of overaccumulation” is published online in Journal of Consumer Culture exploring the meanings of excess and the promises of divestment: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/14695405221140545
–Heba Gowayed‘s interview with BU Law: https://www.bu.edu/law/record/articles/2022/denial-of-justice-for-trafficking-survivors/ & The Hill co-authored opinion piece: https://thehill.com/opinion/immigration/3765242-how-trumps-human-trafficking-efforts-failed-immigrant-survivors/
–Jonathan Mijs‘s new article: “Earning Rent with your Talent” https://www.taylorfrancis.com/chapters/edit/10.4324/9781003326243-5/earning-rent-talent-jonathan-mijs also available here: https://www.jonathanmijs.com/talent-rent
Happy Holidays and cheers to new possibilities in 2023!