118th Annual Meeting: The Educative Power of Sociology August 17-21, 2023 | Philadelphia, PA | #ASA2023 The 118th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA) starts this week! This year’s ASA will be in Philadelphia from August 17th to the 21st. It provides the opportunity for professionals involved in the scientific study of society to share […]
Sociology seminar presentation by Associate Professor David Cort (UMass-Amherst) is featured in the Daily Press. Click here to view the article.
Undergraduate Honors Thesis Capstone project a success for Temma Grace Pelletier and Lev Paasche-Orlow
The presentation of the Undergraduate Honors Thesis Capstone projects for Temma Grace Pelletier and Lev Paasche-Orlow were a verified success! On April 17th, Temma and Lev each presented their separate capstone projects to a live and remote audience. Both students received high-praise for their research and hard-work. If you would like further information on their […]
***** NEW APPROACHES TO RACE AND ETHNICITY IN GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES: A JUNIOR SCHOLAR SYMPOSIUM Department of Sociology, Boston University April 17, 2020 The Department of Sociology at Boston University invites research presentations on the topic of race and ethnicity in global perspectives. Presentations will be part of a day-long junior scholar symposium showcasing the […]
BU sociologists congregated this weekend for the second annual fall hike at the lovely Blue Hills reservation. The weather was beautiful and so was the camaraderie! Hikers included Chair Deborah Carr, Bahar Aldanmaz, Allison Wigen, Ya-Ching Huang, Caoyifu Zhou, Kimberly Rhoten, Meghann Lucy, Sara Snitselaar, Selma Hedlund (with partner), Kristen Tzoc (with partner). Most importantly, […]
The Department of Sociology is delighted to announce that alumna Desiree Saab, MPH, PhD (CAS ’81) will serve as the 2019 Sociology Commencement Ceremony speaker. Desiree Saab is a health care administrator and educator, who has worked in urban health care and educational systems for over thirty years. A significant part of her professional life […]
This year, senior sociology student and BU undergraduate sociology association president Claire Lawry spear-headed an effort to bring Angela Davis to campus for a free lecture for all BU community members. Claire worked across the university to raise money for the event, as well as managed all details required to put on such an excellent […]
Join BU Sociology as our colleagues share excerpts of their recent books, followed by department end-of-semester celebration.
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 […]
Professor Cati Connell will deliver the opening remarks at the 7th Annual Sedgwick Lecture in Gender and Sexuality Studies on October 25, 5 pm, titled: “From Combahee to Black Lives Matter”