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Jennifer Earl has recently received an NSF grant: “Collaborative Research: Collective Action Dynamics in the U.S., 1960-1995.” Funded by the National Science Foundation, Science of Organizations, Political Science, and Sociology Programs, the grant will fund a collaborative project across three universities: The University of Arizona, The University of California, Irvine, and University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Post date: Thu, 06/07/2012 - 18:25

 Congratulations to the recent Bunis and Bowers award winners!

The winners of the Raymond Bowers Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper are:

  • 1st prize: Cindy Cain for “Integrating Dark Humor and Compassion: Identities and Presentations of Self in the Front and Back Regions of Hospice”
  • 2nd prize (tie): Taylor Danielson for “The Boundaries of Being American:... Read more
Post date: Thu, 05/03/2012 - 17:09

 A collaboration between doctoral students Dave Melamed and Eric Schoon and Professor Ron Breiger, entitled "The Duality of Clusters and Statistical Interactions," has been accepted for publication by the journal Sociological Methods and Research.

Post date: Thu, 05/03/2012 - 14:06

 Professor Don Grant has been awarded a grant of $131,338 from the National Science Foundation to study "The Organizational Determinants of Greenhouse Gas Emissions."

Post date: Thu, 05/03/2012 - 14:05

 Jane Zavisca's book, Housing the New Russia, has just been released by Cornell University Press:

Post date: Thu, 05/03/2012 - 13:56

Jane Zavisca has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Confluence Center for Creative Inquiry to support research and a symposium on "The Culture of Homeownership in Crisis."

Post date: Fri, 04/27/2012 - 14:35

Professor Joe Galaskiewicz has been awarded a grant by the National Science Foundation for his research on non-profit organizations and recession. The $143,000 grant will support research on the impact of the 'Great Recession' on the exodus and closure of nonprofits, businesses, and government agencies in Phoenix-Mesa neighborhoods and the surrounding suburbs.

Post date: Wed, 04/25/2012 - 13:22

Congratulations to Scott Savage, who has accepted a tenure-track, assistant professor position at the University of California-Riverside, starting Fall 2012.

Post date: Wed, 04/25/2012 - 13:20

 In a recent article, UA News interviewed professor Louise Roth about a recently published paper.

The results of her research, which explores the impact of cesarean section on women's health, will be published in the May issue of Social Problems.

Post date: Wed, 04/18/2012 - 13:05

 Danielle Hedegard has published two solo-authored papers.

"Becoming a Capoeirista: A Situational Approach to Consuming a Foreign Cultural Good." In press at Sociological Inquiry (available online through Early View at http://onlinelibrary.... Read more
Post date: Wed, 04/11/2012 - 11:01