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Monday, December 12

PLAS Film Screening of "Beyond Borders" Micah Fink (Film Director), Isamar Padilla (DACA Recipient), Doug Massey (Princeton University), Marta Tienda (Princeton University), and Dan-El Padilla (Princeton University) East Pyne 010 4:30pm
Sponsored By: Office of Population Research and the Program in Latino Studies

Friday, December 16

Ethan Fosse Princeton University - Postdoc Sociology Department
TBA
127 Corwin 12:00pm
Sponsored By: Co-Sponsored by the Departments of Politics and Sociology

Friday, February 10

Barbara Engelhardt Princeton University - Professor in Computer Science Department
TBA
127 Corwin 12:00pm
Sponsored By: Co-Sponsored by the Departments of Politics and Sociology

Monday, February 13

Jack A. Goldstone George Mason University
A World in Revolution -- The Inevitable Backlash against Global Elites
Wallace 165 12:15pm
Sponsored By: Sociology

Wednesday, February 22

Arne Kalleberg University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 165 Wallace Hall 12:15pm
Sponsored By: CSSO

News and Announcements

Salganik Explores The Future of Social Science Research and Academic Publishing

The premise of Princeton University sociologist Matthew Salganik's forthcoming book, "Bit by Bit: Social Science in the Digital Age," is that technological innovation creates new opportunities for social science researchers. Continue Reading.

Doug Massey Cameo Appearance

Doug Massey recently made a cameo appearance on Adam Ruins Everything in a segment about the proposed border wall. Watch It Here.

Faculty Search

The Department of Sociology seeks to hire a faculty member with institutional or organizational interests working in such areas as comparative and historical sociology, political sociology, economic sociology, the family, and criminology. We are particularly interested in early career applicants that are currently at the level of advanced assistant professor or recently promoted associate professor. More Information

Open Positions for Two Postdocs

The Departments of Politics and Sociology seek applicants for two positions at the rank of postdoctoral research associate, more senior research associate, or associate professional specialist.  The start date for the position is September 1, 2016.  More information.

Han Zhang Wins Award for Paper

Han Zhang has won the Mayer N. Zald Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Student Paper Award from the Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements of ASA for his paper  "Causal Impact of Witnessing Political Protest on Civic Engagement".

Professor Yu Xie featured in Princeton Alumni Weekly

Professor Xie discusses the Center on Contemporary China. Read more.

Sociology senior Dennisse Calle featured on News at Princeton

Dennisse Calle explores Cuban consumerism in her senior thesis. Read more.