BU Sociology at ASA 2023

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 […]

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 […]

Call for Research Presentations: Junior Scholar Symposium : April 17, 2020

***** 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 Sociologist take to the Blue Hills for second annual fall hike!

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, […]

Alumna Desiree Saab to Speak at 2019 Commencement Ceremony

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 […]

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 […]