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Successful Defense - Gulseren Isik

Gulseren Isik successfully defended her dissertation, "Institutional Reproduction: Reproduction of a Politico-legal Institution in a Contested Setting," on Aug. 25. Her advisors are Profs. Joachim Savelsberg and Robin Stryker (AZ-Tucson). Congratulations, Dr. Isik!

Inequality & Methods Workshop

Attorney James Scanlan, Washington, D.C., presents "The Mismeasure of Association:
The Unsoundness of the Rate Ratio and Other Measure that are Affected by the
Prevalence of an Outcome," Fri. Sept. 5, 12:15-1:30 pm, MPC Seminar Room,
Willey Hall.

Sociology Workshop

Graduate student Sarah Lageson presents "Crime Reporting in a Wired World: Surveillance, Online Records and the Digital Punishment Revolution," Tues. Sept. 9, 4:00-5:15 pm, 1114 Soc Sci.

Department Fall Potluck

Sociology Department faculty, staff, student, family members, and friends are invited to share food and fun at the Fall Potluck, Sat. Sept. 13, 12:00-2;00 pm, Minnehaha Regional Park, 4655-46th Street South, Wabun B Picnic Area, Minneapolis.

New Book - Prof. Pellow

UMN Press published a new book by Prof. David Pellow, Total Liberation: The Power and Promise of Animal Rights and the Radical Earth Movement. Congratulations, Prof. Pellow!

In the News - Prof. Kelly

Prof. Erin Kelly was featured in the New York Times and Boston Globe on flexible work time.

Dissertation Defense - Gulseren Isik

Gulseren Isik will defend her dissertation, "Institutional Reproduction: Reproduction of a Politico-legal Institution in a Contested Setting," Mon. August 25, 12:00-2:00 pm, 915 Soc Sci Bldg. The public portion of the defense will be 12:00 am-12:30 pm. Her Advisors are Profs. Joachim Savelsberg and Robin Stryker (University of Arizona-Tucson). In anticipation of a successful defense, the graduate program is planning a small celebration for Gulseren, to be held at 2:00 pm, 915 Soc Sci. All current department members are welcome to attend.

Faculty Meeting

The first fall semester Faculty Meeting will be held on Mon. Aug. 25, 2:30-4:15 pm, 614 Soc Sci Bldg. NOTE: Room.

Welcome Reception

Visiting scholars, the new graduate cohort, and the department community are all invited to the Graduate Program Orientation Welcome Reception, to be held on Mon. Aug. 25, 4:30-6:00 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

In the News - Prof. Uggen

Prof. Christopher Uggen was featured in The Washington Post, "How Decades of Criminal Records Hold Back Towns like Ferguson.