Department News and Announcements Archive


Hewlett Grant Funds New History & Political Economy Project

Hewlett Grant Funds New History & Political Economy Project
Assistant Professor of Sociology Christy Thornton has received a grant of $111,000 from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s Economy and Society Program for a new scholarly initiative, the History […]


Stefanie DeLuca quoted in The Atlantic

Stefanie DeLuca  quoted in The Atlantic
Stephanie Deluca, James Coleman Professor of Sociology & Social Policy, was quoted in The Atlantic on October 20, 2021 on the idea of distributing housing assistance as cash, which was […]


Congratulations to Assistant Professor Ryan Calder

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Ryan Calder
Ryan Calder’s paper “Halalization: Religious Product Certification in Secular Markets” (Sociological Theory 2020, 38(4): 334–361) has won the 2021 Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award from the Consumers and Consumption section of […]