Recent Grants and Awards

 

2014

Oyeronke Oyewumi -- Fulbright Scholar Grant

Rebekah Burroway, Cathy Marrone, and Carrie Shandra -- Dean's Funds for Excellence awards

Sasha Rodriguez -- American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship

Bethany Coston -- Madeline Fusco Fellowship Award

Sasha Rodriguez -- Faculty-Staff Dissertation Fellowship

Amanda Kennedy -- President's Award for Excellence in Teaching

Sociology Major Neha Kinariwalla -- Gates Cambridge University Fellowship

Tarun Banerjee -- Judith Tanur Dissertation Research Award

Crystal Fleming -- Career Enhancement Fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation

 

Recent years

Arnout van de Rijt -- Research grant -- NSF -- $274,769

Tarun Banerjee and Michael Schwartz -- Dissertation Improvement Grant -- NSF -- $12,000

Michael Restivo and Arnout van de Rijt -- Dissertation Improvement Grant -- NSF -- $12,000

Michael Kimmel -- John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation grant for a Center for the Study of Men & Masculinities -- $300,000

Carrie Shandra -- Emerging Investigator Award -- DRC & SSA -- $30,000

Arnout van de Rijt and Robert J. Harrison -- Research Initiatives Seed Grant -- SBU & BNL -- $38,260

Rebekah Burroway -- TALENT grant -- Stony Brook University Teaching, Learning & Technology -- $6,000

Tarun Banerjee, Rebekah Burroway and Michael Schwartz -- FAD award -- ASA / NSF -- $7,000

Crystal Fleming -- 2012 Georges Lavau Dissertation Award -- APSA French Politics Group

Lori Scarlatos, Alexander Orlov, Arnout van de Rijt and David Tonjes -- Innovative Instruction Technology Grant -- SUNY -- $60,000

Michael Schwartz -- 2012 Carla B. Howery Award for Developing Teacher Scholars -- ASA

Arnout van de Rijt and Steven Skiena -- Seed Grant for Survey Research -- SBU Center for Survey Research -- $10,000

Carrie Shandra -- Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship -- National Academy of Education -- $55,000

Carrie Shandra -- FAD award -- ASA / NSF -- $7,000

Joshua Murray and Michael Schwartz -- Dissertation Improvement Grant -- NSF -- $3,635

Joshua Murray, Arnout van de Rijt and John Shandra -- FAD award -- ASA / NSF -- $7,000

Arnout van de Rijt -- Freeman Award for Distinguished Young Scholar -- INSNA

Vincent Buskens and Arnout van de Rijt -- Prize for Best Article -- European Academy of Sociology -- €500

Arnout van de Rijt (with Jie Gao & Steven Skiena) -- Interdisciplinary Initiatives Fund (2x) -- FAHSS -- $10,000

Tomothy Moran, Javier Auyero and Michael Schwartz -- Research Grant -- NSF -- $245,235

Ken Feldman -- Howard R. Bowen Distinguished Career Award -- Association for the Study of Higher Education

Eran Shor and Michael Schwartz -- Dissertation Improvement Grant -- NSF -- $12,000

Judith Tanur -- Innovators Award -- American Association for Public Opinion Research

Judith Tanur -- Dean’s Award for Graduate Student Mentoring -- SBU

News & Events

  April 2014  
 

•Florencia Arancibia has been awarded an Inter-American Foundation Grassroots Development Field Research Fellowship
IHSS, co-sponsored with the Department of History presents Samuel Roberts, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, April 22nd, 2:30 PM, SBS N320, "Black Politics, Caught Between Criminalization and Medicalization:  Methadone Maintenance, Decriminalization, and Harm Reduction, 1965-1990."
Natalia Sarkisian, Boston College, April 17th, 4:00 PM, SBS S403,"More or Less Kin:  Economic Disparities and Kin Support"
Oyeronke Oyewumi received the Distinguished Africanist Award by the New York African Studies Association (NYASA)
•Hyang-Gi Song has been awarded the Center for Korean Studies graduate fellowship
Jennifer London, Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University, April 9, 2014, 3:00 PM, Stony Brook Manhattan, "Understanding Authoritarianism as a Dynamic Category of Practice:  Ibn al-Muqaffa's Legacy for the History of Arab Political Thought:"

 
  March 2014  
 

•Brooke Ellison, Ph.D. 2012, Assistant Professor of Healthcare Policy and Management at Stony Brook University, was selected by the World Economic Forum as a 2014 Global Leader.
•Oyeronke Oyewumi awarded 2014/15 Fulbright Scholar Grant for teaching and research in Harare, Zimbabwe
•Rebekah Burroway, Cathy Marrone, and Carrie Shandra awarded Dean's Funds for Excellence awards
•Sasha Rodriguez awarded the American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship
•Bethany Coston receives the Madeline Fusco Fellowship Award
•Sasha Rodriguez receives the Faculty-Staff Dissertation Fellowship
•Amanda Kennedy receives the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching
•Sociology Major Neha Kinariwalla receives Gates Cambridge University Fellowship
•Ambassador Robert Toscano, March 24, 2014, 4:00 PM, Center for Italian Studies, Library, Room E4340, "Putin's Russia: Between Soviet Nostalgia and Traditionalist Nataionalism"
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"

 
  February 2014
 
  •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"
 
   November 2013  
   Michael Schwartz named Distinguished Teaching Professor by the State University of New York Board of Trustees  
   October 2013  
  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"
 
  September 2013  
  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" 
 

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