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News and Announcements

Gustavo MorelloAssistant Professor Gustavo Morello, S.J. participated in the recent panel discussion on Race in the U.S.A.: Expectations, Concerns, and Hopes in 2015.  
Juliet SchorProfessor Juliet Schor and sociology graduate students Lindsey Carfagna and Robert Wengronowitz were interviewed about some of the issues in Sustainable Lifestyles and the Quest for Plentitude: Case Studies of the New Economy, edited by Schor and Craig Thompson.
Charles DerberProfessor Charles Derber's recent book, Capitalism: Should You Buy It?, co-written with Yale Magrass, received a Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic Title award. The book was recently featured by BC Bookmarks.

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SocialEyes cover

SocialEyes is our undergraduate academic journal, run by the students themselves. Check out their latest issue, Spring 2014.


ACA Award

Patricia Leavy

Ph.D. alumna Patricia Leavy is the first sociologist to win the American Creativity Association Special Achievement Award, which honors achievements in innovation and creativity in all fields.


Claude Award

Mike Cermak

Ph.D. alumnus Michael Cermak won a 2014 Claude Award for best pedagogy essay for his Contexts article, Teaching a Hip-Hop Ecology.