Yu Xie, the Bert G. Kerstetter '66 University Professor of Sociology and the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS), has been named the inaugural director of the Center on Contemporary China at Princeton University. Read more.
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Elizabeth Roberto will be joining the department in the fall of 2015 for a two year postdoctoral fellowship funded by the McDonnell Foundation Program on Complex Systems. Roberto received her Ph.D. in Sociology from Yale in May 2015. Roberto's research interests include social stratification and inequality, urban sociology, and complex adaptive systems.
The Graduate School has honored Alexander Davis, as well as six other graduate students from various departments, for its annual Teaching Awards in recognition of their outstanding abilities as teachers. Read more.
Angela Dixon’s paper "Colorism and Classism Confounded: Perceptions of Discrimination in Latin America” has won the Society for the Study of Social Problem’s Division of Racial and Ethnic Minorities Outstanding Student Paper Award.
Professor Marta Tienda was interviewed by the Princeton Alumni Weekly about her work on affirmative action in higher education. Read more.
Yu Xie will join the faculty for the fall of 2015. Xie is currently the Otis Dudley Duncan Dinstinguished University Professor of Sociology, Statistics and Public Policy at the University of Michigan and directs the Quantitative Methodology Program at the Survey Research Center. Xie’s research interests include social stratification, demography, statistical methods, Chinese studies, and sociology of science.