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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Alumna Catherine Tenuta Working for the Independent Democratic Conference of the New York State Senate
Catherine Tenuta (BA ’13) recently served as Executive Assistant in the Office of New York State Senator and Senate Majority Coalition LeaderJeffrey Klein. She is now Assistant to the Policy Director for the Independent Democratic Conference of the New York State Senate.
Kiri Gurd (PhD 2013) is joining the University of South Florida as a Postdoctoral Scholar for USF’s program on “Global Change in a Dynamic World.”
In keeping with recent tradition, the Sociology Department will again welcome a “ten year out” alumna as our commencement speaker. Officer Rachel McGuire (nee Olanoff) (BA, ’04) will return to Boston University to address the 2014 graduating seniors and their families. A brief bio on our guest speaker: Police Officer Rachel O. McGuire graduated from Boston […]
The Boston University Sociology Department proudly presents The Sixth Annual Albert Morris Lecture in Sociology featuring BU Alumnus and Professor of Sociology at CUNY Philip Kasinitz presenting “Diversity and Inclusion: Immigration, Demographic Change and Racial Justice in Contemporary America.” Thursday, April 10th at 5PM 9th Floor Colloquium Room Boston University Photonics Center 8 St. Mary’s […]
Alumnus Roman R. Williams (Ph.D. 2010) is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Calvin College.