July 17, 2014 Volume 44, Number 28

7/23 - PhD Defense, Raphi Rechitsky
7/25 - PhD Defense, Arturo Baiocchi

Successful Defense - Kyungmin Baek

Kyungmin Baek successfully defended his dissertation, "The Adoption of Outcomes of ISO 14001 Across Korean Business Firms," on July 14. His advisor is Prof. Erin Kelly. In Fall 2014, Dr. Baek will begin his career as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russian Federation. Congratulations, Dr. Baek!

Dissertation Defense - Raphi Rechitsky

Raphi Rechitsky will defend his dissertation, "Forced Migration Processes and Global Refugees at the Borders of Europe in Ukraine," Wed. July 23, 1:00-3:00 pm, 915 Soc Sci Bldg. The public portion of the defense will be 1:00-1:30 pm. His Advisor is Prof. Ron Aminzade. In anticipation of a successful defense, the graduate program is planning a small celebration for Raphi, to be held at 3:00 pm, 915 Soc Sci. All current department members are welcome to attend.

Dissertation Defense - Arturo Baiocchi

Arturo Baiocchi will defend his dissertation, "In the System for Too Long: Former Foster Youth and the Structural Ambivalence towards Mental Health," Fri. July 25, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg. The public portion of the defense will be 10:00-10:30 am. His Advisor is Prof. Doug Hartmann. In anticipation of a successful defense, the graduate program is planning a small celebration for Arturo, to be held at 12:00 pm, 915 Soc Sci. All current department members are welcome to attend.

MSU - Adjunct

The Department of Sociology and Corrections, Minnesota State University-Mankato, invites applications for two adjunct positions:
1. Sociological Theory, Fall 2014, Tuesdays 4:00-6:45 pm, MSU-Mankato campus.
2. Graduate Seminar in Sociological Research, Spring 2015, MSU-Bloomington campus.
Contact: Prof. Luis Posas, (507)389-2257.

Powell Center - Call for Posters

The Annual Women's Health Research Conference, Powell Center for Women's Health, "Updates in Women's Cancer Research," Mon. Sept. 29, McNamara Alumni Center, invites poster abstracts. Event registration.
Posters for award consideration and oral presentation: Mon. July 28
Late-breaking posters: Mon. Sept. 8

AAS - Call for Papers

The Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference, March 26-29, 2015, Chicago, issues a Call for Papers.
Deadline: Aug. 7

MPC Trainnig

IPUMS-USA: U.S. Census and American Community Survey from 1850 to Present, training tomorrow July 11, 1:00-2:00 pm, S30C Wilson Library. Register online.

Dissertation Defense - Kyungmin Baek

Kyungmin Baek will defend his dissertation, "The Adoption of Outcomes of ISO 14001 Across Korean Business Firms," Mon. July 14, 1:00-3:00 pm, 915 Soc Sci Bldg. The public portion of the defense will be 1:00-1:30 pm. His Advisor is Prof. Erin Kelly. In anticipation of a successful defense, the graduate program is planning a small celebration for Kyungmin, to be held at 3:00 pm, 915 Soc Sci. All current department members are welcome to attend.

Dissertation Defense - Raphi Rechitsky

Raphi Rechitsky will defend his dissertation, "Forced Migration Processes and Global Refugees at the Borders of Europe in Ukraine," Wed. July 23, 1:00-3:00 pm, 915 Soc Sci Bldg. The public portion of the defense will be 1:00-1:30 pm. His Advisor is Prof. Ron Aminzade. In anticipation of a successful defense, the graduate program is planning a small celebration for Raphi, to be held at 3:00 pm, 915 Soc Sci. All current department members are welcome to attend.