2014 Department Colloquia
Michael Szell (MIT), "Large-scale Online Experiments and New Perspectives in Social Science", Wednesday, February 12 @ 4:00 PM
Jason Jones (University of California at San Diego), "A 61-Million-Person Experiment in Social Influence and Political Mobilization", Thursday, February 6 @ 11:00 AM
2013 Department Colloquia
Yan Long (University of Michigan), "Empowering Communities? The Impact of Transnational AIDS Institutions on Chinese Repressive Rule, 1989-2012" , Monday February 4 @ 4pm.
Katy Fallon (McGill University), "Does Critical Mass Matter: Women's Political Representation and Child Health in Developing Countries", Wednesday February 6 @ 4pm.
Jae-Mahn Shim (University of Chicago), "Coordinating Plural Logics of Action: The Coexistence of Biomedicine and Alternative Medicine", Monday February 11 @ 4pm.
Shiri Noy (Indiana University), "The World Bank and Targeting in Health Policy in Peru, Argentina and Costa Rica", Wednesday February 13 @ 4pm.
Zack Almquist (University of California-Irvine), "Population Dynamics and Network Dynamics: A Holistic Approach", Wednesday, February 27th @ 4:00 PM
Jennifer Heerwig (New York University), "Money in the Middle: Contribution Strategies amont Elite Donors to Federal Elections, 1980 - 2008", Monday, March 4th @ 4:00 PM
Mengxiao Zhu (Rutgers University), "Motivations for Self-Assembling into Project Teams: Insights from the Study of Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPGs), Wednesday, March 6th @ 4:00 PM
Craig Rawlings (University of California-Santa Barbara), "Streams of Thought: The Macro-Structure and Micro-Dynamics of Intellectual Integration within a Research University", Monday, March 11th @ 4:00 PM
Michele Lamont (Harvard University), "Shared Cognitive-Emotional-Interactional Platforms: Markers and Conditions for Successful Interdisciplinary Collaborations", Thursday, March 28th @ 3:30 PM
2012 Department Colloquia
Robert Toscano (Italian Ambassador to Iran, 2003 to 2008), "Arab Spring, Iranian Frost? The Middle East between Conflict and Change", December 6, 2012
David Menashri (Academic Center of Law & Business, Ramat Gan), "Iran, Israel, and the Arab Spring", October 24, 2012
Patrick Hutton (University of Vermont) "Nostalgia and Memory", April 11, 2012
Sarah Thebaud (Princeton) "Gender Status Beliefs in Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Are Women Entrepreneurs Penalized?", March 28, 2012
Aldon Morris (Northwestern) Provost's Lecture Series: W.E.B. DuBois: "The Unforgotten Founder of American Sociology", February 9, 2012
35th Annual PEWS (Political Economy of the World System) conference "National Borders in the 21st Century", April 28-30, 2011
News & Events
|•Sociology Major Neha Kinariwalla receives Gates Cambridge University Fellowship
•Valerie Leiter, Simmons College, March 13th, 4:00 PM, Health Sciences Center,Level 2, Room 408 (School of Health Technology and Management Conference Room),"Power, Rights, and Participation among Youth with Disabilities." Co-sponsored by the Program in Public Health
•IHSS will present Lori Flores, Stony Brook University, Department of History, March 5, 12:00 Noon, SBS N320, "Battlegrounds of Masculinity: Latino Servicemen, Zoot Suiters, and Farmworkers in World War II"
|•Tarun Banerjee receives Sociology Department's Judith Tanur Dissertation Research Award.
•Crystal Fleming receives Career Enhancement Fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation.
•IHSS will present Lawrence Frohman, Stony Brook University, Department of History, February 12th, 11:30 AM, SBS N320, "Surveillance, Security, Divinity"
|Michael Schwartz named Distinguished Teaching Professor by the State University of New York Board of Trustees|
|• Professor Adam Possamai, University of West Sydney, to speak on "Contemporary Religion and Australian Aborigines", Wednesday, October 30th, 3:00 PM, Stony Brook Manhattan, sponsored by the Dept. of Sociology, SBU Institute for Global Studies, and International Academic Programs and Services
•Memory in the Disciplines Workshop welcomes Professor Suparna Rajaram, Stony Brook University, "Collaborative Memory: A Cognitive Perspective", Wednesday, October 30th, 2:30 PM, SBS N403
•IHSS co Sponsored with the Department of History presents Patrick Weil, CNRS and Yale Law School, October 30th, 4:30 PM, SBS N320, "From Emma Goldman to Edward Snowden: How Denationalization of "Radical" Americans Reshaped American Citizenship
•IHSS presents Robert Chase, Stony Brook History Department, October 22nd, 2:30 PM, SBS N320, "Slaves of the State Revolt: The Prisoners' Rights Movement and the Construction of the Carceral State"
|•Arnout van de Rijt wins $275k NSF grant for in vivo experimental research on arbitrary social inequality
•Screening of the film, ESCAPE FIRE, Tuesday, September 17th, 4:00 PM, SBS N403
•IHSS presents Clayton Fordahl, Stony Brook Sociology Department, September 24th, 2:30 PM, SBS N405, Imperium in imperio: Martyrdom, the Roman Empire, and the Creation of Christian Sovereignty"
| •Carrie Shandra wins Emerging Investigator Grant from the Social Security Administration
•Arnout van de Rijt and Robert Harrison (IACS) win $38k SBU & BNL Seed Grant
•Catherine Marrone receives Provost's 2013 Outstanding Lecturer Award
•Ian Roxborough receives SUNY Chancellors Award for Excellence in Teaching
•Sharon Worksman, Undergraduate Coordinator, receives SUNY Chancellors Award for Excellence in Classified Service
•Sasha Rodriguez and Vanessa Lynn receive Stony Brook Turner Foundation Summer Research Grants
•Tarun Banerjee and Gianmarco Savio named co-winners of the Sociology Department's 2013 David Street Award for best qualitative and/or theory paper
•Hewan Girma named winner of the Sociology Department's 2013 Rose Laub Coser Award for best theory and/or research paper in gender studies
•Paul Gootenberg, Professor of History and affiliated faculty member in Sociology has been named a Distinguished Professor
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