Department News and Announcements Archive


Sociology Graduate Student Quoted in Bloomberg

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

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

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 […]


Andrew Cherlin in Johns Hopkins Magazine, Spring 2018

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

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!