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Sociology Department

Andrew JorgensonAndrew Jorgenson and Brett Clark's article, “Are the Economy and the Environment Decoupling? A Comparative Institutional Study, 1960-2005”, won the Allan Schnaiberg Outstanding Publication Award for the ASA section on Environment and Technology.

Wen FanNewly hired Assistant Sociology Professor Wen Fan has been selected as a finalist for the Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award.

Juliet SchorJuliet Schor and Andrew Jorgenson have both been elected Chairpersons of ASA sections, to start in 2016-17. Jorgenson will serve as Chair of the Environment and Technology section; Schor will serve as Chair of the Consumers and Consumption section.

New CoresNext fall BC will introduce the new core course concept, in which faculty members from two different departments and disciplines will co-teach freshmen courses on important issues. See the videos for SOCY150101 Global Implications of Climate Change and SOCY150301 Understanding Race, Gender and Violence.
Alexis MoscovitzSociology major Alexandra Moscovitz won a Fulbright for public health research in the Dominican Republic. She will do a comparative study on food insecurity in rural and urban communities, making connections to environmental and social contexts.