The following awards were given to faculty members by the Graduate Student Association at the spring 2013 Sociology department picnic: Graduate Student Association Mentoring Award: Karolyn Tyson Graduate Student Association Teaching Award co-winners: Ted Mouw & Howard Aldrich Graduate … Continued
Congratulations to the 2013 Management and Society graduates! The graduation was held on Saturday, May 11, 2013.
On Friday, May 10, the Carolina Center for Public Service honored 258 seniors graduating as Buckley Public Service Scholars in May or august at a special ceremony at Memorial Hall. This year’s class included 10 students who graduated with majors … Continued
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management has been awarded the Superior Merit Award by the national SHRM organization. This is the first time that the UNC chapter has been recognized … Continued
A paper from Michael Gaddis’ dissertation titled “Discrimination in the Credential Society: An Audit Study of Race, Social Class, and College Selectivity in the Labor Market.” has been awarded the James E. Blackwell distinguished graduate student paper award from the … Continued
Colleagues, the Political Sociology Best Graduate Student Paper committee has awarded the 2013 Best Graduate Student Paper Award to Charles for his paper “Avalanches of Attention: Dynamics of Media Attention to Social Movement Organizations.”
Dr. Christopher Bail’s recent ASR article has won the Best Paper award of the ASA Political Sociology Section and he was also been elected to the Council of the Communication and Information Technology Section.
Shane Elliott is the co-winner of the 2013 ASA Marxist Sociology section award for best graduate student paper.
Arne Kalleberg’s book: Good Jobs, Bad Jobs, won the 2013 ASA Inequality, Poverty and Mobility Section best book award.
Colleagues, I am delighted to report that Andy Perrin has been elected as Chair of the Theory Section of ASA, and also to a three-year term on the Council of the Culture Section.