Recent Publications

 

2014

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, in print.

Damon Centola and Arnout van de Rijt. 2014. “Choosing Your Network: Social Preferences in an Online Health Community." Social Science and Medicine, in print.

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, in print.

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, in print.

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, in print.

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.
 

Recent years

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.

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

  June 2014
 
  •Suzan Walters was named a 2014 Teaching Innovations and Professional Development Award Recipient by SAGE.  
  May 2014  
  Cathy Marrone receives the Sister Margareet Ann Landry Lifetime Achievement Award at the Stony Brook Student Life Awards Ceremony  
  April 2014  
 

•Study by Arnout van de Rijt and Michael Restivo published in PNAS and featured in The Economist
•Kenneth Pierce has received the Jean Harvey Slappy Fellowship by the Marcus Garvey Foundation
•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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