graduate students

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 […]

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Ph.D. Candidate Alexandre White Wins ‘Best Graduate Student Paper Award’ from ASA’s Global & Transnational Section

Congratulations to Ph.D. Candidate Alexandre (“Sasha”) White for co-winning the Best Graduate Student Paper Award from the Global & Transnational Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association. The award-winning paper, ““Global Risks, Divergent Pandemics: Contrasting Responses to Bubonic Plague and Smallpox in 1901 Cape Town”, based upon his Qualifying Essay for the PhD, and traces […]

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Ph.D. Candidate Christina Jarymowycz Awarded Fulbright Fellowship to Study in Ukraine

Christina Jarymowycz, a third year Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology, was awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program Fellowship to study in the Ukraine. Sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Fulbright Program provides funding for students, scholars, teachers, and professionals to undertake graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, […]

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Ph.D. Candidate Emily Bryant Chosen as one of the 2015 Pardee Graduate Summer Fellows

Emily Bryant, a second year Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology, was chosen as one of the 2015 Pardee Graduate Summer Fellows. Selected by the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, nine outstanding BU graduate students representing six departments across the university will spend ten weeks this summer at the Pardee House. […]

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Ph.D. Candidate Taylor Cain Awarded Whitney M. Young, Jr. Fellowship

Taylor Cain, a third year Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology, was awarded the Boston University Whitney M. Young, Jr. Fellowship in recognition of the outstanding contributions made by Whitney M. Young, Jr., particularly in the fields of social work, urban studies, and Afro-American Studies.  Chosen on the basis of having displayed academic proficiency in a field […]

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Ph.D. Candidate Rebecca Farber Awarded Two Fellowships

Ph.D. Candidate Rebecca Farber is the recent recipient of two exciting awards in support of her dissertation work!  She has been awarded a Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowship from the University of Wisconsin Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education and administered by the University of Wiconsin’s National Resource Centers, […]

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Memorial Service Planned for Daryl Carr

Please join friends, family, and colleagues for a memorial service for Daryl Carr on Sunday, April 19th, 2015 at 2PM at Boston University’s Marsh Chapel. The service will be approximately an hour long, with a reception to follow. A beloved member of the sociology community, Daryl received his B.A. in Political Science from Roger Williams […]

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Daryl Carr (1984-2015)

It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of Daryl Carr, a Ph.D. Student in the Department of Sociology.  A beloved member of the sociology community here at Boston University, Daryl is remembered by faculty and students as an exceptionally bright and humble individual, with a generous heart and terrific sense of humor. […]

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