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Jane Zavisca recently discussed her new book in an interview with The Voice of Russia - America Edition.

Audio for the interview is now available on the Voice of Russia website.

Post date: Mon, 09/24/2012 - 08:25

 UANews recently published an article on work done by Joe Galaskiewicz. Dr. Galaskiewicz is examining patterns of business and nonprofit closures in Phoenix as part of an NSF grant.

http://uanews.org/story/ua-sociologist-explores-business-closures-during-recession

Post date: Thu, 08/16/2012 - 15:10

 Congratulations to Cindy Cain, who's article "Integrating Dark Humor and Compassion: Identities and Presentations of Self in the Front and Back Regions of Hospice," will be published in the Journal of Contemporary Ethnography.

Post date: Tue, 08/07/2012 - 18:22

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:

http://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/?gcoi=80140100924090.

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

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