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News and Announcements

Juliet SchorJuliet Schor has been selected as the 2014 winner of the Award for the Public Understanding of Sociology of the American Sociological Association (ASA).
Gustavo MorelloSociology Assistant Professor Gustavo Morello, S.J., was interviewed for a CNN article on the effect of Pope Francis.
Kate OlsonFirst year Ph.D. student Kate Olson has won a grant from E3: Economics for Equity and Environment. Her project is entitled “The New Food Economy in Vermont: evaluating the Hardwick model.”

More news and announcements


SocialEyes cover

SocialEyes is our undergraduate academic journal, run by the students themselves. Check out their latest issue, Winter 2013.


Graduate Student Symposium

grad research poster
The Sociology Graduate Student Association's 3rd annual Research Symposium will take place on Monday, April 14 from 10-4 in McGuinn 334.

MMIRA Conference

Sharlene Hesse-Biber is organizing the Mixed Methods International Research Association Conference, scheduled for June 27-29.

Oliver Stone at BC Campus

Oliver Stone and Charles Derber

Director Oliver Stone (pictured above with Sociology Professor Charles Derber) and historian Peter Kuznick visited the BC campus to discuss their new documentary and book, The Untold History of the United States.