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 […]
Susan Eckstein, a Professor of Sociology and International Relations in the Pardee School of Global Studies, has been awarded a 2015 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship for her research on Cuban immigration exceptionalism. In its ninety-first competition, the Guggenheim Fellowship awarded 173 Fellowships to 175 scholars, chosen from over 3,100 applicants “on the basis of […]
Professor Susan Eckstein has been awarded an exploratory Seminar Grant from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. The seminar will address ways that the understanding of immigrants and their cross-border impacts can be improved upon using a theoretically and historically grounded concept of generations.
Professor Susan Eckstein’s book The Immigrant Divide: How Cuban Americans Changed the U.S. and their Homeland (New York: Routledge) is winner of the 2010 American Political Science Association Section on Race, Ethnicity, and Politics (REP) award for Best 2009 Book on Race, Ethnicity, Political Participation and Public Opinion.
Susan Eckstein traveled to Egypt in mid-January to give a plenary lecture on Social Movements in Developing Countries at a conference at American University in Cairo.
On Friday November 6th 2009, Boston University hosted Whither US-Cuba Policy?, a conference engaging a range of scholars, policy makers and experts on US-Cuba policy. Professor Susan Eckstein and ambassador Paul Hare headed the event, which focused on current developments in the relationship as well as commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution.