Department News and Announcements Archive

Ho-Fung Hung Cited in the Wall Street Journal

Henry M. and Elizabeth P. Wiesenfeld Professor in Political Economy Ho Hung Fung was cited in a recent piece in the Wall Street Journal, “Independence Talk Tests Limits of Free Speech in Hong Kong”

Ho-Fung Hung Pens Research Article

Professor Ho-Fung Hung penned a research article on the origins and consequences of Trump’s attempt to de-globalize the American economy, from working-class living standards to the global balance of power for the journal Contexts.

Sociology Graduate Student Quoted in Bloomberg

Alvin Camba states, ‘Opening the economy to Chinese FDI was the correct move’, in the Bloomberg article China Hasn’t Delivered on Its $24 Billion Philippines Promise.

Julia Burdick-Will’s Research Featured in The Washington Post

What happens when schoolchildren live in violent neighborhoods? Using crime and student data from Chicago, Assistant Professor Julia Burdick-Will linked exposure to neighborhood violence to a drop in test scores, an effect that extended to students coming from communities that experienced little or no violence. Read more in The Washington Post.

Sociology Graduate Student Receives Three Paper Awards

Congratulations to Alvin Camba “The Contentious Politics of Capital: The Political Economy of Chinese Investments in the Philippines.” Honorable Mention, Best Graduate Student Paper Award, American Sociological Association’s Section on the Sociology of Development, 2018. “From Colonialism to Neoliberalism: Critical Reflections on Philippine Mining in the Long Twentieth Century,” The Extractive Industries and Society, 2(2), […]

Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows for 2018 Announced

Four Johns Hopkins Ph.D. candidates have been named Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows for 2018 by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation: Ariella Messing, Onder Celik, Alexander Englert, and Smriti Upadhyay. The Newcombe Fellowship is the nation’s largest and most prestigious award for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences addressing questions of […]