December Newsletter

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:

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:

Neha Gondal declared CISS affiliate of the month:

Nazli Kibria published an article about her son’s autism for WBUR:  “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”

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:

Heba Gowayed‘s interview with BU Law: & The Hill co-authored opinion piece:

Jonathan Mijs‘s new article: “Earning Rent with your Talent” also available here:

Happy Holidays and cheers to new possibilities in 2023!