Congratulations to BU Sociology graduate students Gökhan Mülayim, Ladin Bayurgil, Meghann Lucy, Ya-Ching Huang, and Elif Birced, who are editors of the ASA Economic Sociology Section’s newsletter ‘Accounts’ editorial team. Kudos to the team for continuing BU Sociology’s long history of leading the Economic Sociology section and its activities!
Congratulations to Erick Berrelleza, a PhD candidate, who has accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position in sociology at Santa Clara University beginning September 2021. Erick’s primary teaching will be in Urban Sociology, with possibilities for collaboration with their School of Theology located in Berkeley. Good luck, Erick!
Graduate student Bahar Aldanmaz published an essay on ‘period poverty’ in Think Global Health. https://www.thinkglobalhealth.org/article/overlooked-need-global-emergencies?fbclid=IwAR0ACDlL1rb1IUQWrpipl3KWzvlrJR-4KotKAOK7bNFOxKXcgvIuEHAQMDc.
Meghann Lucy (GRS’24), a PhD student in sociology, worked remotely as a fellow for the City of Boston Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics, a civic research and design team tasked with thinking up and testing potential policies designed to address some of the city’s unique challenges.
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, […]
Graduate Student Rebecca Farber becomes Tenure-Track Assistant Professor at the College of William & Mary
Congratulations to Rebecca Farber, who has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Sociology at the College of William and Mary. Rebecca is a current PhD student. Best of luck to Rebecca — we wish you success!
David Levy (Ph.D. 2018) has accepted a position as a monitoring and evaluation specialist at the Department of Justice’s Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development. Congratulations, David!
Congratulations to Meaghan Stiman, who has accepted a tenure-track position as assistant professor of sociology at the College of William and Mary. Meaghan is a 2017 PhD, whose dissertation explored “The City or The Country: Second Homeownership in Urban and Rural Contexts.” Best of luck to Meaghan in this exciting new position!
Sara Lillo and Meghann Lucy have been awarded BU Summer Graduate Internships in the Social Sciences. This summer, Sara will be a paid intern at Partners in Health, and Meghann will intern at the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley. Congratulations on being selected for the inaugural cohort of this program!
The BU Graduate School of Arts and Sciences has named PhD student Heather Mooney an Outstanding Teaching Fellow for the 2018-2019 academic year. Heather was nominated for this award in recognition of her creative, engaging, and responsive work as a Teaching Fellow. Congratulations, Heather!