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.
American Sociological Association honors S. Philip Morgan with the 2012 Otis Dudley Duncan Award S. Philip Morgan and co-authors Jennifer Johnson-Hanks, Christine Bachrach and Hans Peter Kohler received the 2012 Otis Dudley Duncan Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Social Demography on … Continued
As a longtime faculty member in the department of sociology, Glen Elder (Ph.D. ’61) is aware of the funding challenges faced by its students. That’s why when he and his wife decided to make a planned gift to UNC, they … Continued
GEORGE L. SIMPSON, JR. George L. Simpson, Jr., 91, died December 13, 2012, following a lengthy illness. He was born October 27, 1921, in Concord, North Carolina, the only child of George L. Simpson, Sr., and Willie Odessa Hudson Simpson. … Continued