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Andrew Cherlin on Education and your Health

In a Washington Post article, Why Education Matters to Your Health – Literally, Professor Cherlin speculates that racial differences also might be a matter of expectation.


Ryan Calder on Protests in Iran

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.


Meredith Greif on WYPR

Meredith appears on Life in The Balance to discuss The Short Fall into Homelessness: How Society Fails our Most Vulnerable


ASA Honorable Mention Article Award for Sahan Savas Karatasli

Sahan Savas Karatasli

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.


ASA Faculty Article Award for Michael Levien

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.


Joel Andreas 2017 ACLS Fellowship Recipient

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 […]


Andrew Cherlin attended NAS Presentation Ceremony

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 […]