Alumni

Mustapha Hashim Kurfi Defends Dissertation

In spring 2018, graduate student Mustapha Hashim Kurfi successfully defended his doctoral thesis: “Religion, Gender and Civil Society: The Role of Muslim Women’s Association in the Evolution of Nigerian Society.” Mustapha will return to Bayero University, Kano-Nigeria to continue teaching and research. Congratulations, Mustapha!

Sociology Alumnus to become Assistant Professor at Purdue

David McElhattan (BA, 2010, Sociology and Philosophy) will join the Department of Sociology at Purdue University as an assistant professor in the fall of 2018.  David completed his doctoral studies at Northwestern University.  He was co-winner of the College Prize for Excellence in Sociology at his 2010 graduation.  Congratulations, David!

Max Robidoux will speak at 2018 Sociology Commencement

Keeping with tradition, the Department of Sociology has invited an alumna/us to speak at the department convocation. In 2018, the alumna/us guest speaker will be Maxwell Robidoux (CAS ’17). Maxwell Robidoux graduated magna cum laude from Boston University in May of 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Psychology. He subsequently became a candidate for […]

The 2017 Sociology Commencement Speaker

We are excited to announce the 2017 Commencement Guest Speaker: Olga Musatovova (CAS ’07)! Olga Musatovova graduated cum laude from Boston University in May of 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. She continued her studies at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, graduating in September of 2009 […]

Alumnus Wayne Batchis (CAS 1996) Publishes New Book on “The Right’s First Amendment”

Wayne Batchis (BA Sociology and Political Science, 1996), Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Delaware, has published a new book entitled The Right’s First Amendment: The Politics of Free Speech & The Return of Conservative Libertarianism (Stanford University Press, 2016).  Based on examination of six decades of the writings of conservative thought […]

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Alumna Cynthia Feliciano (CAS 1995) Appointed a Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Scholar

Cynthia Feliciano (BA Sociology and Political Science, 1995), Associate Professor of Sociology and Chicano/Latino Studies at the University of California, Irvine, has been appointed a Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Scholar for 2016-17.  With her UCI colleague Rubén Rumbaut, Cynthia will work on a book project that investigates the socioeconomic, cultural, and political incorporation of the […]

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Dr. Joanna Ng (CAS ’06, MED’10) to Speak at 2016 Commencement Ceremony

Keeping with recent tradition, the Department of Sociology is pleased to announce that it will once again welcome an alumna from ten years’ past as our commencement speaker. Dr. Joanna Ng (CAS ’06, MED ’10) will return to Boston University to address the 2016 graduating seniors and their families. Joanna Ng graduated magna cum laude […]

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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 […]

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Alumnus Jeremiah Glazer (B.A. 2005) to speak at 2015 Commencement Ceremony

Keeping with recent tradition, the Department of Sociology is pleased to announce that it will once again welcome an alumnus from ten years’ past as our commencement speaker. Jeremiah Glazer (B.A. ’05) will return to Boston University to address the 2015 graduating seniors and their families. Jeremiah Glazer graduated from Boston University’s College of Arts […]

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