Congratulations to Professor Megan Sweeney! She won the UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award. We knew that she was a amazing teacher but it is good to have some much deserved external appreciation as well. This is the second year in a row that the Sociology department has won one of these highly competitive teaching award. [...]
Sarah Schlabach has published a revised version of her UCLA Master’s Paper in the February 2013 issue of Family Relations. Her paper is titled: “The importance of family, race, and gender for multiracial adolescent well-being.”
The following website discusses the work of Professor Jennie Brand: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/08/27/community-college-beats-no-college-path-4-year-degree-study-finds
The good news keeps coming. Roger Waldinger received the much deserved Distinguished Career Award from the International Migration Section of the ASA at last week’s meeting in Denver. Congratulations to Roger.
We are pleased to announce that Don Treiman was the 2012 winner of the Robert M. Hauser Distinguished Career Award given by the Poverty, Inequality and Mobility section of the American Sociological Association.
Robert Mare of CCPR has been appointed to the Committee on Population of the National Academy of Sciences for the period from 2012 to 2015. Congrats!
Please join us in congratulating Jennie Brand. Her 2010 ASR paper (co-authored with Xu Lie) “Who Benefits Most from College?” won the James Coleman award for the best article from the Sociology of Education section of ASA.