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News and Announcements

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.
Amanda FreemanAmanda Freeman is one of two graduate students awarded with the Robert Dentler Award for Outstanding Student Achievement from the Sociological Practice and Public Sociology section of the American Sociological Association.
Kimberly HoangAssistant Professor Kimberly Hoang's article “Competing Technologies of Embodiment: Pan-Asian Modernity and Third World Dependency" has co-won the Section on Asia and Asian America Research Paper Award.

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SocialEyes cover

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


MMIRA Conference

Sharlene Hesse-BiberProfessor Sharlene Hesse-Biber organized the 2014 Mixed Methods International Research Association Conference, which took place on June 27-29 at Boston College.


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.