Congratulations to Professor Michael Levien whose book Dispossession without Development: Land Grabs in Neoliberal India (Oxford University Press, 2018) recently won four awards. Sociology of Development Section Book Award Political Economy of World System (PEWS) Distinguished Book Award Honorable Mention, Asia/Transnational Book Award Global and Transnational Sociology Best Scholarly Book Award
Department News and Announcements Archive
Professor Ho-fung Hung was recently quoted in the Financial Times regarding the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.
Professor Ho-Fung Hung was on CNBC International TV’s “Street Signs” discussing the possibility of American citizens in Hong Kong being arrested and extradited to mainland China if a proposed legal amendment in Hong Kong is passed. The complete article can be found on CNBC’s website.
Read Professor Stephen Morgan’s article in Bloomberg.
Vesla Weaver on panel at University of Virginia School of Law.
Graduate student, Alvin Camba, cited in the Nikkei Asian Review.
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 Alvin Camba was cited in a Wall Street Journal article about online gambling in the Philippines.
Bloomberg Distinguished Associate Professor of Political Science and Sociology, Velsa Weaver, in RSF.
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 […]