Five students were initiated into the Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) International Sociology Honor Society and thirteen students were recipients of Undergraduate Awards. Although we could not celebrate their achievements in person this year we are very proud of their work and hope you will join us in congratulating them!
Congratulations to our graduate students who have received prestigious awards from the University:
Erin Phelps: Graduate Student Appreciation Award
Colette Ngana: Graduate Dean's Instructional Excellence Award
Jacob Rivera: Ruth Barber Moon Award
Polina Ermoshkina: Marie Haug Award for Excellence in Aging Studies
Please join us in congratulating these outstanding students!
Congratulations to Sociology's Eva Kahana for receiving the John S. Diekhoff Award for Graduate Teaching and Mentoring. This award recognizes outstanding contributions to the education of graduate students through advising, mentoring and classroom teaching.
Tim Goler, a former student of Dr. Kahana's, said of her
"Eva was the first person in my life...
Sociology graduate students enjoy their time with UC Berkley sociologist Michael Burawoy. Professor Burawoy, known for his contributions to Marxist sociology, sociological theory, public sociology, and ethnographic research methods, presented his most recent work entitled, What Shall We Do With The Canon: The Significance of W.E.B Du Bois at...
Sociology Ph.D. student Casey Albitz was recognized in The New York times for her work the with housing court, which is also the basis for her dissertation. Casey's Works-in-Progress, the chance to learn more about her dissertation, is scheduled in February within the Department of Sociology.
In collaboration with Kim Anderson (Department of Physical Medicine and MetroHealth), the Department of Sociology’s Anne Bryden, Brian Gran and Sue Hinze recently learned that the Department of Defense Spinal Cord Injury Research Program is funding their project entitled, “Perspectives on Recovery and Interventions to Restore Function Across the First Year of Spinal Cord Injury.” The $803,000 award supports research that compares needs of Veterans who have experienced spinal cord injury, as well as needs of those Veterans’ caregivers, with civilians and their caretakers, during the first year of injury as they attempt to reintegrate into the community.