Professor Debby Carr awarded the 2022 Distinguished Scholar award from the ASA Aging & Life Course Section
Debby Carr has been awarded the 2022 Matilda White Riley Distinguished Scholar award from the ASA Section on Aging & the Life Course. This annual award honors a scholar in the field of aging and the life course who has shown exceptional achievement in research, theory, policy analysis, or who has otherwise advanced knowledge of […]
Professor Saida Grundy appeared as a panelist for the televised WGBH program Basic Black discussing race and immigration policy during the first year of the Trump administration. Congrats, Saida!
Professor Stephen Kalberg has written a new book titled The Social Thought of Max Weber. The work–published by SAGE Publishers Inc–details the life and thought of one of sociology’s most important founders, Max Weber. The Social Thought of Max Weber is one in a series called Social Thinkers Series.
Professor Julian Go has co-edited a newly published book, Fielding Transnationalism, with Monika Krause (University of London). Working with a series of essays written by prominent experts across a variety of eras and specialties, Fielding Transnationalism, “establishes field theory as a lens through which one may inquire about patterns and institutions in the social world.”
Professor Julian Go has been inducted as Honorary Initiate to BU’s chapter of the national honorary society, Phi Beta Kappa. With this honor, he delivered the initiation address for the Phi Beta Kappa ceremony, which was held last week in the Tsai Performance Center. Phi Beta Kappa is an honor society founded at the College […]
Professor Emily Barman’s latest book, Caring Capitalism: The Meaning and Measure of Social Value in the Market has recently been published by Cambridge University Press. In this work, Barman explores how the growing emphasis of “social value” in the marketplace has shifted the way organizations and companies determine and demonstrate the social value of their goods and services. […]
On May 28th 2015 Professor Emerita Brigitte Berger passed away. In a career that spanned almost half a century, Brigitte Berger wrote many influential books on the sociology of family, knowledge and social change. She was on the faculties of the Hunter College of the City of New York, Long Island University, Wellesley College and […]
It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of Emeritus Professor Mark G. Field, on Wednesday, October 21, 2015. He was 92 years old. Born in 1923 in Switzerland to stateless Russian immigrants who had fled their home city of Odessa, Mark Field arrived with his family in the United States in 1940. […]
The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future has named Professor Joseph Harris a 2015-16 Faculty Research Fellow. “With seed funding from the Pardee Center, the 10 Faculty Research Fellows will launch two- or three-year interdisciplinary research projects on topics ranging from the implications of China’s investments in other developing countries to […]
Professor Neha Gondal has been named a 2015 Hariri Instiute Junior Faculty Fellow. Recognizing “outstanding junior faculty at Boston University working in diverse areas of computing and the computational sciences,” the Hariri Institute Fellows Program “helps connect like-minded researchers at BU and beyond, […] providing a focal point for supporting broader collaborative research.” In an […]