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News and Announcements

Andrew JorgensonSociology Professor Andrew Jorgensen will give an invited talk on Development, Inequality, and Governance: Factors Influencing Sustainability in Regional and Global Contexts at Vilnius University in Lithuania. 

Doctoral student Isak Ladegaard and Sociology professor Stephen Pfohl
Sociology doctoral student Isak Ladegaard and Sociology Professor Stephen Pfohl have won an NSF grant to support Isak’s dissertation research. The project is entitled "Crackdowns and Innovative Adaptations in the Digital Age of Drug Trade."

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SocialEyes journal


SocialEyes is our undergraduate academic journal, run by the students themselves. Check out their latest issue, Spring 2017.

GIS Award Winners

Sociology doctoral student Shan Shan and sociology undergraduate major Lesley Lopez both won awards in the BC Library’s GIS contest this year.

Shan Shan won second place for her analysis of China’s changing urban hierarchy from 1985 to 2010.

Shan Shan GIS project

Lesley Lopez won 3rd prize for her analysis of smoking and stroke prevalence across the United States.

Leslie Lopez GIS project