Regents Professor Ronald Breiger Receives James S. Coleman Distinguished Career Award

Aug. 19, 2019

The James S. Coleman Distinguished Career Achievement Award recognizes a career of outstanding contributions to the field of Mathematical Sociology. The recipient is further invited to give an honorary lecture at the subsequent meeting of the American Sociological Association. The 2019 lecture was given on August 10 by Ronald Breiger, recipient of the 2018 James S. Coleman Award.The purpose of the Mathematical Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association (ASA) is to encourage, enhance and foster research, teaching and other professional activities in mathematical sociology, for the development of sociology and the benefit of society, through organized meetings, conferences, newsletters, publications, awards, and other means deemed appropriate by the Section Council. The Section seeks to promote communication, collaboration, and consultation among scholars in sociology in general, mathematical sociology, and allied scientific disciplines