Department News and Announcements Archive


Blue Jay’s Perch community garden wins an award!

July 31st, 2012 – Headed by Wei-ting Chen and colleagues the Blue Jay’s Perch community garden wins an award! Baltimore City Master Gardeners, part of the University of Maryland Extension […]


Ho-fung Hung receives Best Article Award

Ho-fung Hung receives Best Article Award
Ho-fung Hung and Jaime Kucinskas. 2011. “Globalization and Global Inequality: Assessing the Impact of the Rise of China and India, 1980–2005.” American Journal of Sociology, 116:5. Hung and Kucinskas look […]


Ho-fung Hung Quoted in the New York Times

“Scandals in Hong Kong Raise Fears About China”, The New York Times, March 5, 2012. “Hong Kong Leader Is Investigated Over Ethics, Official Says”, The New York Times, February 29, 2012.


Glowing Book Review

Glowing Book Review
Ho-fung Hung’s book “Protest with Chinese Characteristics: Demonstrations, Riots, and Petitions in the Mid-Qing Dynasty” gets a glowing review by Colin J. Beck in American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 117, […]


Kevan Harris – Interview with the National Iranian American Council

Kevan Harris – Sanctions and Iran’s Growing Economic Woes. Discussing Iran’s current economic situation, the effects of U.S. sanctions on Iran, and the prevailing attitude amongst Iranians towards sanctions http://niac.podbean.com/2011/09/14/sanctions-and-irans-growing-economic-woes/


2010-2011 Graduate Awards

Rachel Core was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship. Elizabeth Dayton received an American Educational Research Association (AERA) award. Sefika Kumral received a Middle East Research Competition (MERC) award. Ben Scully received […]