Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Personnel
I am very pleased to announce that Professor Christine (Chris) Dunkel Schetter has agreed to serve as Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Development beginning July 1, 2015. This new, half-time position is part of the reorganization that occurred with establishment of the office of Vice […]
Join Us for the Population Day at ASA
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Section on Sociology of Population Roundtables
8:30 to 9:30am
Table 01. Health and Education among Hispanics
Table 02. Predictors of Fertility in Low Fertility Contexts
Table 03. Making the Most of a Multidisciplinary Postdoctoral Experience
Table 04. […]
Department of Sociology, Rice University
Pending administrative approval, the Department of Sociology at Rice University located in Houston, Texas invites applications for an open rank tenure-track or tenured position to begin July 2016. We welcome applicants who can build on our areas of research study or expand upon and broaden our existing strengths (please […]
Prof. Ian Holloway earns Hellman Fellowship for LGBT research.
The Initiatives Committee (IC) of the Population Association of America (PAA) is soliciting proposals from PAA standing committees and members for activities that promote the strategic goals of the Association. Funding for this effort comes from PAA member contributions to the PAA Fund. The IC is charged with soliciting and evaluating proposals from PAA Committees […]
Introductory Geographic Information Systems (GIS) workshop. Dr. Georgiana Bostean, Assistant Professor at Chapman University, will be leading a free two-day, hands-on introduction to GIS (using ArcMap) workshop at the University of Melbourne, July 23-24, 2015.
TOPICS TO BE COVERED INCLUDE:
EXAMPLES OF GIS USES IN VARIOUS DISCIPLINES BASICS OF GIS GETTING STARTED IN ARCMAP USING […]
Professor Edward Walker’s book, Grassroots for Hire: Public Affairs Consultants in American Democracy (Cambridge University Press, 2014), has won the Charles Tilly Award from the ASA Collective Behavior and Social Movements section. Congratulations, Prof. Walker!
Open Access Editor in Chief Search
The Gerontological Society of America Call for Applications
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) announces the search for editor in chief of a new journal to be launched in 2016 and published, alongside The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, The […]
Prof. Siwei Cheng, who officially joins CCPR and Sociology on July 1, received the 2015 graduate student paper award from three sections of the American Sociological Association: the Clifford Clogg Award from the Methodology section, the Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility section, and the Sociology of Aging and the Life Course section. Siwei’s paper, “
Dr. Jennie Brand and Juli Simon Thomas have been selected as finalists for the 2015 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award.
“Job Displacement Among Single Mothers: Effects on Children’s Outcomes in Young Adulthood.” American Journal of Sociology 119(4):955-1001.
Congratulations to […]