Department News and Announcements Archive
February 17, 2014
President Daniels and Provost Lieberman: Announcing Our First Bloomberg Distinguished Professors
Dear Members of the Johns Hopkins Community: This university is committed, as much or more than any other, to assembling experts from divergent disciplines to attack humanity’s most important problems from every angle. In some ways, this is nothing new: In the early 20th century, our young School of Hygiene and Public Health enlisted experts in [...]
Kathryn Edin in Mother Jones Magazine
What if Everything you Knew About Poverty was Wrong? Researcher Kathryn Edin left the Ivory Tower for the Streets of Camden – and turned Sociology Upside Down by Stephanie Mencimer.
Kathryn Edin quoted in New York Times Magazine
Kathryn Edin quoted in the February 4, 2014 article, Can Marriage Cure Poverty?
January 29, 2014
Stefanie DeLuca, Kathryn Edin and Phil Garboden at HUD
Stefanie DeLuca, Kathryn Edin and Phil Garboden will be doing a research briefing at the US Department Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Thursday, January 30 on their landlord study titled: Brokering the Geography of Opportunity: How Landlords Affect Access to Housing and Neighborhood Quality Among HUD Assisted Renters
A New Book by Kathryn Edin and Timothy Nelson
Doing the Best I Can, Fatherhood in the Inner City “Virtually every legal and institutional arrangement governing these fathers’ lives tells them that they are a paycheck and nothing more. Unless he has a visitation order, no institution will help to ensure that a father will even be able to see his child. . . [...]
January 23, 2014
Ho-fung Hung cited in an Associated Press Report
Ho-fung Hung is cited in the January 22, 2014 Beijing report titled, ‘Report Links Chinese Elite to Offshore Tax Havens’
January 9, 2014
Stefanie DeLuca and Alum Peter Rosenblatt on WYPR
Stefanie DeLuca and Peter Rosenblatt discussing two decades of urban renewal efforts in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood of West Baltimore on WYPR on January 8, 2014.
December 26, 2013
Exciting Things Happening with the NSF-funded SABES Project
Steve Plank and graduate students Charlie Mitchell, Brian Brown, and Stephanie D’Souza have been involved with the NSF-funded SABES project mentioned in this What Weekly article.
November 27, 2013
Ho-fung Hung in Development and Change
An article by Ho-fung Hung appears in the November 2013 issue of Development and Change. The article is entitled “China: Savior or Challenge of the Dollar Hegemony?”
November 14, 2013
Doris Roberts Entwisle, former Professor of Sociology and Engineering Science at Johns Hopkins, died on November 12
Doris Roberts Entwisle was born on September 28, 1924, in Wilbraham, Massachusetts, and died on November 12, 2013, in Towson, Maryland. Doris had a long, productive, and very rewarding career as Professor of Sociology and Engineering Science at Johns Hopkins, stepping down from her tenured position in 1998 but continuing to be a productive scholar [...]