Recent Publications

 

2015

Damon Centola and Arnout van de Rijt. 2015. “Choosing Your Network: Social Preferences in an Online Health Community." Social Science and Medicine 125: 19-31.

Gabriela Gonzalez, Juhi Tyagi, Idil Akin, Fernanda Page, Michael Schwartz and Arnout van de Rijt. 2015. “In Vivo Experimental Study of Emergent Mobilization in Online Collective Action.” Mobilization, forthcoming.

 

Recent years

Michael Kimmel and The Stony Brook Sexualities Research Group. 2014. Sexualities: Identities, Behaviors, and Society, 2nd Edition, Oxford University Press.

Pandolfelli, Lauren, John M, Shandra and  Juhi Tyagi. 2014. ‘The International Monetary Fund, Structural Adjustment, and Women's Health: A Cross-National Analysis of Maternal Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa.’ The Sociological Quarterly Vol 55 (1): 119-142.

Michael Restivo and Arnout van de Rijt. 2014. “No Praise Without Effort: Experimental Evidence on How Rewards Affect Wikipedia’s Contributor Community.” Information, Communication and Society 17(4):451-62.

Eran Shor, Arnout van de Rijt, Charles Ward, and Steven Skiena. 2014. “Time Trends in Printed News Coverage of Female Subjects, 1880-2008.” Forthcoming in Journalism Studies 15(6):759-73.

Eran Shor, Arnout van de Rijt, Charles Ward, and Steven Skiena. 2014. “A Computational Analysis of Female Subjects’ Coverage in Liberal and Conservative Newspapers.” Forthcoming in Social Science Quarterly 95(5):1213-29.

Arnout van de Rijt, Soong Moon Kang, Michael Restivo and Akshay Patil. 2014. “Field Experiments of Success-Breeds-Success Dynamics." Forthcoming in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111(19):6934-9.

Bogdan Vasi, David Strang and Arnout van de Rijt. 2014. “Tea and Sympathy: The Tea Party Movement and Republican Pre-commitment to Radical Conservatism in the 2011 Debt Limit Crisis.” Mobilization 19(1):1-22.
 
Ulrich Beck and Daniel Levy (2013) "Cosmopolitanized Nations:  Reimagining Collectivity in World Risk Society" in Theory, Culture and Society 30 (2): 3-31

2013. Sharada Srinivasan and Juhi Tyagi, ‘The descent of man.’ The Hindustan Times.

Saïd Arjomand & Nathan J. Brown. 2013. The Rule of Law, Islam and Constitutional Politics in Egypt and Iran. State University of New York Press.

Josh Murray, Arnout van de Rijt and John M. Shandra. 2013. "Why They Juice: The Role of Social Forces in Performance Enhancing Drug Use among Professional Athletes." Sociological Focus 46:281-94.

Gabriela Gonzalez Vaillant, The Politics of Temporality:  An Analysis of Leftist Youth Politics and Generational Contention. Social Movements Studies Vol. 12, Issue 4, 2013.

Pandolfelli, Lauren E. and John M. Shandra. 2013. "The African Development Bank, Structural Adjustment, and Child Mortality: A Cross-National Analysis of Sub-Saharan Africa." International Journal of Health Services 43: 337-361.

Arnout van de Rijt, Eran Shor, Charles Ward and Steven Skiena. 2013. "Only Fifteen Minutes? The Social Stratification of Fame in Printed Media." American Sociological Review 78(2):266-89.

Arnout van de Rijt. “Selection and Influence in the Assimilation Process of Immigrants.” Advances in Group Processes 30: 157-93.

Afife Idil Akin, Carlos Encina, Michael Restivo, Michael Schwartz and Juhi Tyagi. 2012. "Old Wine in a New Cask? Protest Cycles in the Age of the New Social Media." 13(1):89-130.

Saïd Arjomand. 2012. "A Decade of Reformists and Islamists in Power in the Islamic Republic of Iran." Pp. 205-19 in Samer S. Shehata (Ed.), Islamist Politics in the Middle East, New York: Routledge.

Diane Barthel-Bouchier. 2012. Cultural Heritage and the Challenge of Sustainability. Walnut Creek CA: Left Coast Press.

Diane Barthel-Bouchier. 2012. "Exportability of Films in a Globalizing Market: The Intersection of Nation and Genre." Cultural Sociology 6:75-91, DOI:

David Brady and Rebekah Burroway. 2012. “Targeting, Universalism and Single Mother Poverty: A Multi-Level Analysis Across 18 Affluent Democracies.” Demography 49: 719-46, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13524-012-0094-z

Rebekah Burroway. Forthcoming, 2012. “A Cross-National Analysis of Sex-Specific HIV Prevalence Rates and Women’s Access to Property, Land, and Loans in Developing Countries." International Journal of Sociology 42(2): 47-67, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2753/IJS0020-7659420204

Ivan Chase. 2012. "Life Is a Shell Game." Scientific American 306:76-9, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/scientificamerican0612-76

Bethany Coston and Michael Kimmel. 2012. "Seeing Privilege Where It Isn't: Marginalized Masculinities and the Intersectionality of Privilege." Journal of Social Issues 68(1):97-111.

Toller Erausquin, Jennifer, Monica Biradavolu, Elizabeth Reed, Rebekah Burroway, and Kim M. Blankenship. 2012. “Trends in Condom Use Among Female Sex Workers in Andhra Pradesh, India: The Impact of a Community Mobilisation Intervention.” Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jech-2011-200511

Crystal Fleming. 2012. “White Cruelty or Republican Sins? Competing Frames of Stigma Reversal in French Commemorations of Slavery.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 35(3): 448-505, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01419870.2011.589526

Crystal Fleming, Michèle Lamont and Jessica Welburn. 2012. “African Americans Respond to Stigmatization: The Meanings and Salience of Confronting, Deflecting Conflict, Educating the Ignorant and 'Managing The Self'.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 35(3): 400-417, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01419870.2011.589527

Gabriela Gonzales, Michael Kimmel, Farshad Malekahmadi and Juhi Tyagi. 2012. "The Gender of Resistance: A Case Study Approach to Thinking About Gender in Violent Resistance Movements." Pp. 55-78 in Linda Åhäll  & Laura J. Shepherd (Eds.) Gender, Agency and Political Violence. Basingstoke: Palgrave Publishers.

Laura Hirshfield and Tiffany D. Joseph.  2012. “ ‘We Need A Woman, We Need A Black Woman’: Gender and Cultural Taxation in the Academy.”  Gender and Education 24:213-27, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540253.2011.606208.

Michèle Lamont, Jessica S. Welburn and Crystal M. Fleming (eds.). 2012. "Varieties of Responses to Stigmatization: Macro, Meso and Micro Dimensions." Du Bois Review: Social Science Review on Race 9(1): 43-9. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1742058X12000033.

Gary Maynard, Eric Shircliff, and Michael Restivo. 2012. "IMF Structural Adjustment, Public Health Spending, and Tuberculosis: A Longitudinal Analysis of Prevalence Rates in Poor Countries" International Journal of Sociology 42(2). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2753/IJS0020-7659420201

Michael Restivo and Arnout van de Rijt. 2012. "Experimental Study of Informal Rewards in Peer Production." PLoS ONE 7(3):e34358.

Ian Roxborough. 2012. "Building other Peoples' States: The Sociology of State-Building." Comparative Sociology 11(2):179-201, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/156913312X631289

Christopher Sattler and John M. Shandra. 2012. "Do Health Nongovernmental Organizations Improve Child Mortality?" International Journal of Sociology 42(2):28-46, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2753/IJS0020-7659420202

Carrie L. Shandra, Dennis P. Hogan, Roger C. Avery, and Michael Msall. 2012. “Child and Adult Physical Disability in the 2000 Census: Disability is a Household Affair”. Disability and Health Journal 5(4):241-248.

Carrie L. Shandra and Dennis P. Hogan. 2012. “Delinquency among Adolescents with Disabilities.” Child Indicators Research 5(4):771-788.

Carrie L. Shandra and Afra R. Chowdhury. 2012. “The First Sexual Experience among Adolescent Girls
With and Without Disabilities.” Journal of Youth and Adolescence 41(4):515-532, DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10964-011-9668-0

Carrie L. Shandra, John M. Shandra and Bruce London. 2012. "The International Monetary Fund, Structural Adjustment, and Infant Mortality: A Cross-National Analysis of Sub-Saharan Africa." Journal of Poverty 16(2):194-219, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10875549.2012.667059.

John M. Shandra. 2012. "Health in a Cross-National Context: A Collection of Quantitative Studies." International Journal of Sociology 42(2):3-4, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2753/IJS0020-7659420200

News & Events

  October 2016  
  IHSS will present Partha Chatterjee, Columbia University, Professor of Anthropology and of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies, October 26, 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM, SBS N318, "Governmentality in the East."  
  September 2016  
  IHSS will present Krishan Kumar, University of Virginia, University Professor and William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Sociology, September 29, 2:30 PM - 3:50 PM, SBS N320, "The Time of Empire: History and Chronology in the Development of Empire."
Memories in the Discipline will present Anna Di Lellio, New School for Social Research, Assistant Professor, Graduate Program in International Relations , September 14, 2:30 PM - 3:50 PM, Poetry Center-Humanities Building, Film and Discussion: "Thinking of You."  Co-sponsored with the Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
 
  May 2016  
  Carrie Shandra receives a grant from the Russell Sage Foundation for her project entitled, "The New Bottom Rung? Internship Vacancies and Hiring in the Entry Level Job Market."
Sociology Brown Bag Series presents Assistant Professor Nicholas Wilson, Wednesday, May 4, 1:00 - 2:20 PM, SBS N403, "Where Interest and Passion Unite to Confound All Order:  Corruption as State Formation in Early Colonial British India, 1757-1786."
 
  April 2016  
   Ph.D. student Aarushi Bhandari is awarded the P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship
Tiffany Joseph has been named one of five Nancy Weiss Malkiel Junior Faculty Fellows for 2016 at the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.
Tiffany Joseph receives an American Sociological Association Fund to Advance the Discipline Grant
Rebekah Burroway receives a SAGE Teaching Innovations and Professional Development Award.
IHSS will present Shimelis Gulema, Stony Brook University, Department of Africana Studies, April 27, 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM, SBS N318, "City as Nation: Ethiopia's Search for a Modern Nation, 1896 - 1975."
Peggy Levitt, Wellesley College, Department of Sociology; Harvard University, Senior Research Fellow, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and Hauser Center for Non-Profit Organizations, April 13, 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM, SBS N405, "Artifact and Allegiances:  How Museums put the Nation and the World on Display."
IHSS will present Ian Roxborough, Stony Brook University, Department of Sociology, April 6, 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM, SBS N320, "The US Military and State-building Projects, 1898 - 2003."
 
  March 2016  
 

Ph.D. student Andrew Hargrove has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.  This fellowship carries three years of full funding to support his research on water, well-being, and globalization.
Memories in the Discipline will present Abena Ampofoa Asare, Stony Brook University, Department of Africana Studies, March 23, 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM, Humanities Institute (HUM 1008), "Surviving Histories:  Ghana's Truth and Reconciliation Commission", Co-Sponsored with the Humanities Institute
IHSS will present Karl Jacoby, Columbia University, Department of History, March 10, 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM, SBS N320, "The Color Line and the Borderline:  Reconstructing  Race and Nation in Mexico and the U.S., 1865-1925."
Sociology Brown Bag Series presents Ph.D. student Jamie Sommer, Wednesday, March 9, 1:00 - 2:20 PM, SBS N403, "A Cross-National Analysis of Deforestation and State Capacity.", a paper co-authored with Associate Professor John Shandra
Sociology Brown Bag Series presents Assistant Professor Melissa Forbis, Wednesday, March 2, 1:00 - 2:20 PM, SBS N403, "Re-centering Knowledge Production, Indigenous Women's Theorizing, Decolonization, and the Confines of Citizenship."

 
  February  2016  
  •Sociology Brown Bag Series presents Professor Emeritis Ivan Chase, Wednesday, February 3, 1:00 - 2:20 PM, SBS N403, "the Fragility of Individual-Based Explanations of Social Hierarchies:  A Test Using Animal Pecking Orders."
 
  December 2015  
  Sociology Brown Bag Series presents Assistant Professor Carrie Shandra, Wednesday, December 2, 1:00 - 2:20 PM, SBS N403, "How Does Disability 'Steal Time'? Health, Social Disparities, and the Disability Gap in Time Use."
  November 2015  
  IHSS will present Nicholas Wilson, Stony Brook Department Sociology, November 18, 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM, SBS N320, “What Do Historical Sociologists Do All Day?  Historical Method in Theory and Practice  
  October 2015  
  Sociology Brown Bag Series presents Assistant Professor Kristen Shorette, Wednesday, October 28, 1:00 - 2:20 PM, SBS N403, "Culture and Power in Cross-National Carbon Dioxide Emissions."  
  September 2015  
  Sociology Brown Bag Series presents Assistant Professor Jason Jones, Wednesday, September 16, 1:00 - 2:20 PM, SBS N403, "The Paradox of Weak Ties in 55 Countries."
Sociology Brown Bag Series presents Ph.D. student Cliff Leek, Wednesday, September 2, 1:00 - 2:20 PM, SBS N403, "Men and Masculinities in International Development:  Are Fears Becoming Realities?"
 
  May 2015  
  Ph.D. student Suzan Walters receives the 2015 Outstanding Student Paper Award in the ASA section, Disability and Society, for her paper, "Caregiving and HIV:  Accounts of Resisting Individualism, Privatization, and Cuts in Social Spending."
Jennifer Heerwig and Josh Murray (Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt and SBU Sociology alumni) awarded $33,000 grant by the Russell Sage Foundation to support their project entitled "Partisanship, Unity, and Inter-Corporate Networks:  Political Donations of the Corporate Elite, 1980 - 2014."
 
  April 2015  
  Sociology Brown Bag series presents Professor Ian Roxborough, Wednesday, April 22, 1:00 - 2:20 PM, SBS N403, "Human Aspects of Military Operations: Intra-Organizational Debate and Spontaneous Sociology."
IHSS will present Miriam L. Kingsberg, University of Colorado; ACLS Ryskamp Visiting Scholar, Columbia University, April 15, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM, “Fieldwork, Ethnology, and Empire: the Making of Japan's ‘Transwar Generation’ of Social Scientists” - Co-sponsored by the History Department
Sociology Brown Bag series presents Associate Professor Timothy P. Moran and Ph.D. student Sofia Boutillier, Wednesday, April 8, 1:00 - 2:20 PM, SBS N403, "Saying Happiness While Doing Inequality:  Wealth, Neoliberalism, and the New York Times."
 
  March 2015  
  Philip Kasinitz, Professor of Sociology at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of CUNY, March 25, 2015, 1:00 PM, SBS N403, "Immigration, Diversity and Citizenship:  The Changing Terrain of Racial Justice."
Nancy Foner, Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of CUNY, March 12, 2015, 4:00 PM, SBS N403, "Immigration and the Remaking of New York."
IHSS will present Shobana Shankar, Stony Brook Department of History, March 11, 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM, SBS N320, “Curbing Religious Freedoms for State Security: The Old Cities of Northern Nigeria in the Era."
of Decolonization” - Co-sponsored by the Africana Studies Department
 
  February 2015  
  Sociology Brown Bag series presents Ph.D. student Carolyn Coburn, Wednesday, February 18, 1:00 - 2:20 PM, SBS N403, "Water, Sanitation, and Female Secondary School Enrollment:  A Cross-National Analysis of Sub-Saharan African Nations."  
  IHSS will present Paul Gootenberg, Stony Brook Department of History & Sociology, February 18, 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM, SBS N320, “From Teonanácatl to Miami Vice: Latin America’s Contribution to World Drug Culture” - Co-sponsored by the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center  
  Sociology Brown Bag series presents Assistant Professor Kristen Shorette, Wednesday, February 4, 1:00 - 2:20 PM, SBS N403, "Global Institutions and the Persistence of Cross-National Health Disparities across the Global South."  
  December 2014  
  Florencia Arancibia has been awarded a two-year post-doctoral fellowship with the Argentine National Scientific and Technical Research Council for her research project, "Social movements and knowledge intermediaries: participatory methods for inclusive innovation."  
  October 2014
 
  IHSS will present Rick DesRochers, Long Island University-Post Campus, Department of Theatre, October 14, 2:30 PM, SBS N403, "The Family Act Goes to School - The Marx Brothers, Vaudeville, and Americanization."  
  September 2014  
  Michael Kimmel and Gloria Steinem co-author New York Times opinion piece on consensual sex on college campuses entitled "Yes Is Better Than No."
Kristen Shorette receives ASA Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline Award for her project, "Freedom from Discrimination as Human Right?  The Global Human Rights Regime and the Diffusion of Affirmative Action since 1965"
Carrie Shandra selected as a Fellow of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research's Switzer Research Program
Nicholas Wilson, Yale University, September 29, 2014, 1:00 PM, SBS N403, "Corruption and the Making of Modern Bureaucracy:  Evidence from the British Empire in India."
IHSS will present Steven Skiena, Stony Brook University, Department of Computer Science, September 18, 2:30 PM, SBS N403, "Who's Bigger?  Where Historical Figures Really Rank.
 

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