2019 Department Colloquia
- Vered Vinitzky-Seroussi (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem), March 27th, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, SBS N403: "We Hereby Neglect: The Israeli Hall of Independence and the Social Construction of Commemoration."
- Sarah Cowan (New York University), March 6th, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, SBS N403: "Intergroup Contact and Competing Allegiances in a Complex World."
- Nitsan Chorev (Brown University), February 11th, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, SBS N403: "Making Medicines in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda: Toward a Sociology of Developmental Foreign Aid."
- Jochem Kotthaus (University of Dortmund), February 6th, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, SBS N403: "The Transformation of Mundane Knowledge. Reflections on the Globalization of Sport Fams."
2018 Department Colloquia
- Yasemin Besen-Cassino (Montclair State University), October 1st, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM, SBS N403: "The Cost of Being a Girl: Working Teens and the Origins of the Gender Wage Gap"
- Julian Go, (Boston University), February 28th, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, SBS N403 ""Abroad and At Home: "Militarization," or the Colonial Counter-Insurgenization of Policing in Early 20th Century America"."
- Rachel Sherman (The New School), April 16th, 1:00 - 2:30 PM, SBS N403"A Very Expensive Ordinary Life: Consumption and Moral Legitimacy among New York Elites."
2017 Department Colloquia
- Brian Powell (Indiana University Bloomington and Russell Sage Foundation), November 29th, 1-2:15 PM, SBS N403
- Shamus Khan (Columbia University), "Understanding Sexual Violence on a College Campus," October 16th, 1-2:15 PM, SBS N403
- Amy Hsin, (Queens College), "The Effects of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals on the Educational Outcomes of Undocumented Students: Evidence from a Large Public University."
- Deborah Carr, (Rutgers University), "Do Marital and Kin Support Enhance (or Undermine) Older Adults' Well-Being? New Evidence from the DUST Study," Wednesday, March 29th @ 4:00 PM
2016 Department Colloquia
- Josh Pacewicz (Brown University), "Partisans and Partners: The Politics of the Post-Keynesian Society," Monday, October 10 @ 4:00 PM
- Stewart Hoover (University of Colorado, Boulder), "Does God Make the Man? Media, Religion, and the Crisis of Masculinity", Monday, October 24 @ 4:00 PM
2015 Department Colloquia
- Nancy Foner (Hunter College & The Graduate Center), "Immigration and the Remaking of New York", Thursday, March 12 @ 4:00 PM
- Philip Kasinitz (Hunter College & The Graduatae Center), "Immigration, Diversity, and Citizenship: The Changing Terrain of Racial Justice", Wednesday, March 25 @ 1:00 PM
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
- Valerie Leiter (Simmons College), "Power, Rights, and Participation among Youth with Disabilities", Thursday, March 13 @ 4:00 PM.
- Jennifer London (Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University), "Understanding Authoritarianism as a Dynamic Category of Practice: Ibn al-Muquaffa's Legacy for the History of Arab Political Thought", Wednesday, April 9 @ 3:00 PM.
- Natalia Sarkisian (Boston College), "More or Less Kin: Disparities and Kin Support", Thursday, April 17th @ 4:00 PM.
- Nicholas Wilson (Yale University), "Corruption and the Making of Modern Bureaucracy: Evidence from the British Empire in India", Monday, September 29th @ 1:00 PM
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