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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), […]


Andrew Cherlin quoted in The New York Times

Professor of Public Policy & Chair Andrew Cherlin was quoted in a New York Times article titled “Put a Ring on It? Millennial Couples Are in No Hurry”.


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 […]


Andrew Cherlin in Johns Hopkins Magazine, Spring 2018

This month, Johns Hopkins Magazine debuts its new podcast, The Known World. Their first guest was sociologist Andrew Cherlin. Each episode will be an informative conversation with a Johns Hopkins scientist, medical researcher, creative artist, policy expert, or scholar about their knowledge and expertise.


Christy Thornton Engaging JHU Undergrads

The Johns Hopkins Podcast on Foreign Affairs is a monthly podcast discussing the most pressing issues in international relations. Three Johns Hopkins students in the International Studies program will discuss contemporary issues, interview professors and create a fun and lively atmosphere while doing it!


The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has announced the 2018 class of Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellows in Women’s Studies

Congratulations to Sociology PhD candidate, Yige Dong, on becoming one of ten fellows for her dissertation titled, From Textile Mill Town to iPhone City: Gender, Class, and the Politics of Care in an Industrializing China (1949-present). The ten Fellows represent Boston University, University of California–Berkeley, University of California–Los Angeles, University of California–San Diego, Johns Hopkins […]