May 2008 Archives

Prof Page- one of our leading criminology experts

Josh Page is in the news for a report entitled Unlocking America which explores the causes of the exploding prison population and offers suggestions for reversing the numbers.

Prof Warren's High School Exit Exam Study

New research coauthored by Rob Warren finds that state high school exit exams harm those who fail and provide no benefit for those who pass. This research was also featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Three Sociology GSFs!

The department is delighted to announce that during academic year 2008-09 three of its advanced PhD candidates will be supported by the prestigious Graduate School Fellowship (GSF). Eric Dahlin, Dalhia Mani, and Michael Vuolo will each receive a generous academic year stipend, a waiver of all tuition charges, and health insurance coverage in support of their dissertation writing. Congratulations, Eric, Dalhia, and Mike!

Isik to be 2008-09 OIP Fellow

Gulseren Kozak-Isik has recently been announced as a recipient of a 2008-09 Office of International Programs (OIP) Doctoral Research Fellowship for her research project entitled "Institutional Conflicts and Reconciliation Attempts: A Comparative Study of the (Re)construction of Islamic Legal, Religious and Political Institutions in the USA and U.K." Congratulations, Gulseren!

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