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Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows for 2018 Announced

Four Johns Hopkins Ph.D. candidates have been named Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows for 2018 by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation: Ariella Messing, Onder Celik, Alexander Englert, and Smriti Upadhyay. The Newcombe Fellowship is the nation’s largest and most prestigious award for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences addressing questions of […]


Andrew Cherlin in Johns Hopkins Magazine, Spring 2018

This month, Johns Hopkins Magazine debuts its new podcast, The Known World. Their first guest was sociologist Andrew Cherlin. Each episode will be an informative conversation with a Johns Hopkins scientist, medical researcher, creative artist, policy expert, or scholar about their knowledge and expertise.


Christy Thornton Engaging JHU Undergrads

The Johns Hopkins Podcast on Foreign Affairs is a monthly podcast discussing the most pressing issues in international relations. Three Johns Hopkins students in the International Studies program will discuss contemporary issues, interview professors and create a fun and lively atmosphere while doing it!


The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has announced the 2018 class of Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellows in Women’s Studies

Congratulations to Sociology PhD candidate, Yige Dong, on becoming one of ten fellows for her dissertation titled, From Textile Mill Town to iPhone City: Gender, Class, and the Politics of Care in an Industrializing China (1949-present). The ten Fellows represent Boston University, University of California–Berkeley, University of California–Los Angeles, University of California–San Diego, Johns Hopkins […]


Marriage in Black: The Pursuit of Married Life among American-born and Immigrant Blacks

Despite the messages we hear from social scientists, policymakers, and the media, black Americans do in fact get married―and many of these marriages last for decades. Marriage in Black offers a progressive perspective on black marriage that rejects talk of black relationship “pathology” in order to provide an understanding of enduring black marriage that is […]


The Development Imperative: Toward a People-Centered Approach

The First Annual International Forum for Development Eric Hershberg & Christy Thornton * Introduction: Toward a People-Centered Approach to Development Deepak Nayyar & Ha-Joon Chang Part 1: Development and Globalization * Globalization, Development and Democracy José Antonio Ocampo * The Priority of Human Development Gustav Ranis & Frances Stewart * Realizing Rights: Challenges for the […]


Real World Latin America: A Contemporary Economics and Social Policy Reader

Looking for diverse perspectives to explain the profound economic and social transformations taking place in Latin America? Real World Latin America brings together the best recent reporting on the region from Dollars & Sense and NACLA Report on the Americas. Thirty-eight well-researched and clearly-written articles will give students a thorough introduction to Latin American economic […]