Lisa Iorillo awarded the SAS Staff Excellence Recognition Award

IorilloCongratulations to Rutgers sociology Department Administrator Lisa Iorillo! She has been announced as a recipient of the SAS Staff Excellence Recognition Award, which recognizes staff who have distinguished themselves in service excellence, dedication to the School of Arts and Sciences and to faculty, students and constituents.  Her contributions were recognized at an awards ceremony in February.

József Böröcz awarded a 2019-20 Fulbright Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Rutgers sociologist József Böröcz! He has recently been awarded a Fulbright research fellowship to Poland for the 2019-20 academic year.  His host institution will be the Robert Zajonc Institute for Social Research of the University of Warsaw.

Rutgers Sociology Spring 2019 Colloquium Series

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Jennifer Reich (University of Colorado, Denver) - Feb. 27th
Calling the Shots: Why Parents Reject Vaccines

Chinyere Osuji (Rutgers Camden) - Mar. 6th
Boundaries of Love: ‘Interracial Marriage’ from Los Angeles to Rio De Janeiro

Prema Kurien (Syracuse University) - March 13th
Race, Religion, and Citizenship: Indian American Political Advocacy

Francesca Polletta (University of California, Irvine) - April 10th
The Trouble with Stories

Cynthia Feliciano (Washington University in St. Louis) - May 1st
From Adolescence to Middle Adulthood: Cultural Change and Socioeconomic Mobility among Children of Immigrants

Sociology Seminar Room, Davison Hall, 11:30AM to 1:00PM
Time and Location for all above Colloquia

Joanna Kempner awarded 2016 Eliot Freidson Outstanding Publication Award

Congratulations to Rutgers sociologist Joanna Kempner! Her book Not Tonight: Migraine and the Politics of Gender and Health has been awarded the 2016 Eliot Freidson Outstanding Publication Award from the ASA's Medical Sociology Section!

Professor József Böröcz published two books in Hungarian during the 2017-18 academic year

Professor József Böröcz published two books in Hungarian during the 2017-18 academic year. Hasított fa . . . is a cross section of his writing in English about the post-state-socialist transformation and global structures; Az EU és a világ. . . is the Hungarian translation of his 2009-10 Routledge (UK) book The European Union and Global Social Change: A Critical Geopolitical Economic Analysis 

Brooklynn Hitchens Awarded 2018-19 Bevier Fellowship

Brooklynn Hitchens has been awarded a highly competitive 2018-19 Bevier Fellowship by the School of Graduate Studies, and has also been selected as a 2018-19 recipient of a pre-doctoral fellowship through the ASA's Minority Fellowship Program.

Two articles published by new faculty member Ali Chaudhary on immigrant politics in Europe

Ali Chaudhary has recently published two articles on immigrant politics in Europe. The first published in journal Global Networks analyzes the relationship between political integration and homeland politics across several immigrant groups in Europe. The second, published in the journal Migration Studies, examines the determinants of long-distance politics for Latin American migrants in Spain and Italy. Both pieces have been published in Early VIew and are available to read and download by clicking on the following links:

Voting Here and There - Global Networks

Migrants' Transnational Political Engagement - Migration Studies