The demonstrations are a part of a much larger cycle of grievance by the public against Iran’s ruling elite, says Johns Hopkins University sociologist Ryan Calder, an expert in Islamic Studies who covered the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa as a journalist. Read more in The Hub.
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Date: January 5, 2018
Date: December 8, 2017
Meredith appears on Life in The Balance to discuss The Short Fall into Homelessness: How Society Fails our Most Vulnerable
Date: November 13, 2017
The Fall 2017 Issue of Johns Hopkins University Arts & Sciences Magazine is out and many of our faculty appear inside.
Date: July 3, 2017
Congratulations to Sahan Savas Karatasli for receiving the Sociology of Development Section of ASA Honorable Mention Article Award for 2017. “The Capitalist World-Economy in the Longue Durée: Changing Modes of the Global Distribution of Wealth, 1500–2008.” Sociology of Development 3(2):163-96.
Date: July 3, 2017
Congratulations to Michael Levien for winning the Sociology of Development Section of ASA Faculty Article Award for 2015. “Social Capital as Obstacle to Development: Brokering Land, Norms, and Trust in Rural India.” World Development 74:77-92.
Date: June 30, 2017
The American Council of Learned Societies announced Associate Professor Joel Andreas to their 2017 cohort of fellowship recipients. Andreas’ proposal, Land Dispossession in Rural China and India, was selected to the Comparative Perspectives on Chinese Culture and Society program. ACLS offers a program of support for collaborative work in China studies, funded by the Chiang Ching-kuo […]
Date: May 11, 2017
Join us to honor Stefanie DeLuca at the James Coleman Professorship dedication and inaugural installation at 4 p.m., Friday, June 2.
Date: May 10, 2017
Members elected in 2016 were introduced to their colleagues in the Academy and sign the “Registry of Membership.” NAS Membership is a widely accepted mark of excellence in science and is considered one of the highest honors that a scientist can receive. Members are elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of their […]
Date: April 28, 2017
The political economist and sociologist of Johns Hopkins University considers deceptive calm.
Date: March 27, 2017
Ho-fung Hung tells Time that he doesn’t expect more massive protests right now.