August 2013 Archives

Book Recently Released

Thumbnail image for Social Side of Politics.jpgDoug Hartmann and Chris Uggen with publishing partner W.W. Norton, have edited the first volume of original content from the The Society Pages, which is the largest and most visible collection of sociological material on the web. Along with contributors including, Sinan Erensu, Joe Gerteis, Kyle Green, Enid Logan, Sarah Lageson, Hollie Nyseth Brehm and, Sarah Shannon, The Social Side of Politics, offers a comprehensive view of how sociologists think about and research politics.

Welcome New Faculty 2013-14

We are thrilled to welcome three outstanding scholars to our faculty. Zack Almquist, Jack DeWaard, and Michelle Phelps joined us this fall.

Uno Successfully Defends

Mayumi Uno successfully defended her dissertation, "National Institutional Context and Educational Inequality," on Aug. 20, 2013. Dr. Uno is advised by Profs. Teresa Swartz and Evan Schofer (UC-Irvine). Congratulations, Dr. Uno!

Congratulations Dr. Mather!

Darin Mather successfully defended his dissertation, "Gender Equality in Religious Education: A Comparative Study of Catholic, Evangelical and Secular Private Schools in Guatemala," on August 5, 2013. Darin is advised by Penny Edgell. Dr. Mather is the Social Science Program Chair at Crown College in St. Bonafacius.

Jasmine Harris-LaMothe Successful Defense

Jasmine Harris-LaMothe defended her dissertation, "The Negotiators: Black Professional Women, Success, and the Management of Competing Identities," on August 2, 2013. Her advisor is Professor Phyllis Moen. Dr. Harris-Lamothe will be a Visiting Assistant Professor at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC beginning this fall. Congratulations Dr. Harris-Lamothe!

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