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Professor Harris In Bangkok, Thailand

Professor Joseph Harris was recently invited to travel to Bangkok, Thailand to share knowledge and insights related to the political economy of universal health coverage as part of a workshop sponsored by the World Bank for countries in the Southeast Asian region moving towards universal health coverage. The workshop was held in the days leading […]

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Professor Swartz’ “Symbolic Power” Celebrates ASA Publication Award

  Professor David Swartz’s SymbolicPower, Politics, and Intellectuals: The Political Sociology of Pierre Bourdieu was awarded as co-winner of the American Sociological Association’s 2014 History of Sociology Section Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award at the ASA Conference in August. During the presentation ceremony, Dr. Silvia Pedraza, Chair of the Award Committee, had the following to say about Dr. Swartz […]

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Professor David Swartz’s “Symbolic Power” Winner of HOS Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award

Professor David Swartz’s Symbolic Power, Politics, and Intellectuals: The Political Sociology of Pierre Bourdieu is the co-winner of the American Sociological Association’s 2014 History of Sociology Section Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award. This award “honors sociologists who have made significant contributions to the history of sociology by writing books or articles on the ‘cutting edge’ of sociological inquiry.” […]

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Luncheon Celebrates Achievements, End of 2013-14 Academic Year

The Department of Sociology celebrated the end of the 2013-2014 Academic Year on Monday, May 5th with the traditional annual luncheon. Highlights include saying goodbye to Professor Ruha Benjamin, who has accepted a position with Princeton University’s African American Studies Department, wishing our three Graduating Work Study Students well in their future endeavors – Congratulations […]

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Professor Japonica Brown-Saracino Promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure

Professor Japonica Brown-Saracino is one of thirteen faculty members on the Charles River Campus promoted to Associate Professor with tenure.  Announced by BU Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Jean Morrison, Professor Brown-Saracino is being “[r]ecognized for rigorous, creative research and a devotion to ‘engaged learning’ for her students within the city of Boston…”[1] Congratulations […]

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Professor Julian Go Promoted to Full Professor

Professor Julian Go is one of thirteen faculty members on the Charles River Campus promoted to full professor this year. One of this year’s recipients of the Templeton Award for excellence in advising, Professor Go was recently profiled in BU’s Bostonia about his promotion and his research on empires. Of the thirteen promoted, BU Provost and […]

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