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.
Department News and Announcements Archive
July 3, 2017
ASA Faculty Article Award for Michael Levien By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
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.
June 30, 2017
Joel Andreas 2017 ACLS Fellowship Recipient By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
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 […]
May 11, 2017
James Coleman Professorship Dedication and Inaugural Installation on June 2 By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Join us to honor Stefanie DeLuca at the James Coleman Professorship dedication and inaugural installation at 4 p.m., Friday, June 2.
May 10, 2017
Andrew Cherlin attended NAS Presentation Ceremony By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
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 […]
April 28, 2017
Associate Professor Comments on China in Austrian Newspaper, Kurier By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
The situation in North Korea is always unpredictable. The United States were nervous after the collapse of the Soviet Union. The strategy was then: we trust China keep North Korea in check.
April 28, 2017
Ho-fung Hung Comments on China’s Economic Transition and China’s Outward Investment By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
The political economist and sociologist of Johns Hopkins University considers deceptive calm.
March 27, 2017
Associate Professor Comments on Hong Kong’s Controversial Leader By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Ho-fung Hung tells Time that he doesn’t expect more massive protests right now.
March 27, 2017
Ho-fung Hung Comments on Hong Kong’s Election By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
The associate professor tells the Washington Post in an interview on March 26, ‘Whoever is chief executive, the policy will continue, because at this point they just execute the policy of the central government — increase government control of political and social life, of the economy, and to promote integration between the mainland and Hong […]
January 17, 2017
Ho-fung Hung Comments on US Confrontation with China By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
The associate professor on RT News on Jan 16, ‘Will Trump make good on his threats against China? And is there a real danger of a military showdown in the Asia Pacific?’