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Department of Sociology luncheon colloquium featuring Arthur Frank

Date posted: March 16th, 2018

The Department of Sociology is excited to announce a luncheon colloquium on Monday, March 26th featuring Arthur Frank, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of Calgary and Founder, International Network for Social Network Analysis. …Read more.

Department of Sociology colloquium featuring Peggy A. Thoits

Date posted: March 11th, 2018

The Department of Sociology is excited to announce a colloquium scheduled for Monday, March 19th. The colloquium will feature Peggy A. Thoits, Virginia L. Roberts Professor of Sociology at Indiana University. …Read more.

Accepting Applications for the International Sociology Honor Society

Date posted: February 21st, 2018

Membership applications are now being accepted to join Alpha Kappa Delta, the International Sociology Honor Society. If you meet the below qualifications, we encourage you to apply to join over 120,000 Sociologists who have been initiated into AKD.  …Read more.

Capstone Students Present Independent Research Projects

Date posted: December 22nd, 2017

On December 15th eleven sociology majors/minors presented their Senior Capstone Experience (SOCI 392) research project to the scientific community of Case Western Reserve University. …Read more.

Karie Feldman recipient of an Outstanding Faculty Advocate award

Date posted: October 27th, 2017

Karie Feldman was nominated by students and the recipient of one of the Outstanding Faculty Advocate awards. The award is awarded to faculty who create a culture of inclusion by assisting with the de-stigmatizing of disabilities and promoting self-advocacy. Congratulations!

Six undergraduate sociology majors participate in AACS Conference

Date posted: October 12th, 2017

Six undergraduate sociology majors participated in the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology (AACS) conference student problem solving event. …Read more.

Symbolic Prejudice in an Inner-Ring Suburb: Class Conflict, Race, and the Fight Over Public School Funding

Date posted: October 6th, 2017

Undergraduate Sociology Major, Brittany Rabb, was one of four students featured in Think magazine for her SOURCE funded summer research project “Symbolic Prejudice in an Inner-Ring Suburb:  Class Conflict, Race, and the Fight Over Public School Funding.” …Read more.

Jessica Kelley Participates in City Club Panel on Affirmative Action

Date posted: September 29th, 2017

Jessica Kelley recently participated on an invited panel at Cleveland’s City Club, as part of the City Club Youth Forum series. The panel, which also included Dr. Maurice Stinnett, Vice President of Cleveland State University, and Mike Brickner, Senior Policy Director for ACLU of Ohio, discussed the current debate about affirmative action in college admission decisions. …Read more.

Three sociology faculty promoted to the rank of professor

Date posted: August 22nd, 2017

Professors Mary Erdmans, Brian Gran and Jessica A. Kelley have been promoted to the rank of Professor in the Department of Sociology.   Congratulations all !!

Sociology students present at three major conferences

Date posted: August 22nd, 2017

Ten sociology graduate students and one undergraduate sociology major presented papers and posters at three major conferences this summer: the combined meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA)/International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) in San Francisco in July and at the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) and the American Sociological Association (ASA), both in Montreal, in August. …Read more.

Dale Dannefer delivers two keynote addresses on inequality over the life course

Date posted: August 22nd, 2017

Dale Dannefer delivered an invited keynote address at the combined meeting of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) and the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) in San Francisco in July, entitled “History, Biography and Age: Multiple Levels of Social Inequality.” The second, a lecture at the Conference on the Human Ecology of Social Inequality at the University of California, Davis, in May, entitled “Inequality in Human Development: Historical Trends, Life Course Processes.”

Cassi Pittman featured in People Magazine for “presidentially inspired” engagement photos

Date posted: August 21st, 2017

Soon-to-be newlyweds, Professor Cassi Pittman and her fiance Adam Claytor, were featured in People Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Glamour and numerous other media outlets for their “Obamaesque” engagement photo shoot. The couple recreated several poses inspired by Barack and Michelle Obama’s romantic photographs taken during his presidency.

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