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International Education Week Sociology faculty Eve Spangler and Brian Gareau gabe presentations as a part of BC’s International Education Week. Eve presented Global Horizons in Sociology, and Brian presented Peace Corps as a Post-Graduate Option.
Sara MoormanSara Moorman was part of a panel discussion on Global Public Health as part of the Advancing Research and Scholarship initiative at Boston College.
Brian GareauBrian Gareau has been awarded a $30,000 Ignite grant from the Office of the Provost as part of a new internal grant initiative designed to spur research across the University. His project addresses threats posed by climate change.

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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.