Department News and Announcements Archive


Professor Morgan quoted in The Hub about the General Social Survey

Professor Morgan quoted in The Hub about the General Social Survey
The 2018 General Social Survey was published last month and adds to decades of social science research collected by the survey since 1972. Professor Stephen Morgan, who has worked on the GSS for 10 years, calls it a ‘gold standard’ for social science research in the Hub.


Graduate Student wins Krishna Bharadwaj and Eric Wolf Prize

Graduate Student wins Krishna Bharadwaj and Eric Wolf Prize
Graduate Student Ricado Jacobs won the “Krishna Bharadwaj and Eric Wolf Prize” for outstanding paper published in Journal of Peasant Studies by a young scholar. The paper, “An urban proletariat with peasant characteristics: land occupations and livestock raising in South Africa” (JPS vol. 45, issue nos. 5-6) explores the dual character of livelihoods among urban-based […]


Julia Burdick-Will quoted in NPR

Julia Burdick-Will quoted in NPR
Assistant Professor, Julia Burdick-Will, looks at how neighborhood crime in Baltimore affects attendance in this NPR piece.


Christy Thornton appears on Democracy Now

Christy Thornton appears on Democracy Now
Assistant Professor Christy Thornton, appeared on Democracy Now to say El Chapo’s sensational trial is obscuring the truth about the so-called war on drugs.