Jeylan Mortimer received the 2011 Cooley-Mead Award at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association. This award is the highest honor conferred by the ASA's Social Psychology Section for long-term contributions to the field. Social Psychology Quarterly has now released Michael Shanahan's introductory remarks and an expanded version of Professor Mortimer's acceptance address.
January 2011 Archives
Sociology graduate student Wesley Longhoffer will soon be heading to Atlanta, GA to start a tenure track position at Emory University. Longhoffer will step into the position of Assistant Professor of Organization and Management with the Goizueta Business School beginning January 2012. Congratulations, Wes!
Sixth-year sociology graduate student Andrew Halpern-Manners has written a paper soon to be published in the academic journal Demography. The forthcoming article, "The Effect of Family Member Migration on Education and Work Among Nonmigrant Youth in Mexico," is scheduled to appear in the February 2011 issue (Volume 48, Number 1). Congrats, Andy!!
Lara Cleveland successfully defended her dissertation, "Wrangling Software: Computing Professionals and the Interpretation of Software Ownership in the University Computing Environment," on Wednesday, December 15, 2010. Her advisor is Joachim Savelsberg. Lara will continue as a Research Fellow for the Minnesota Population Center, a position which she has held since 2008. Congratulations, Lara!