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Yu Xie to join the faculty in 2015

Yu Xie will join the faculty in 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.

Miguel Centeno interviewed by Princeton Alumni Weekly

Miguel Centeno was interviewed by Princeton Alumni Weekly about his project on Global Systematic Risk.  

Margaret Frye to join the faculty in 2015

Margaret Frye will join the faculty in the fall of 2015.  Frye is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University, and she received her Ph.D. from UC-Berkeley in 2013.  Frye's research interests include sociology of culture, gender and sexuality, and education. She uses a combination of qualitative and quantitative methods, and her research has thus far been primarily located in sub-Saharan Africa, specifically Malawi. 

Students on the Job Market

Princeton students on the Job Market for 2014-2015: Job Market Profiles

Viviana Zelizer featured on BackStory Radio

BackStory talks with historian Viviana Zelizer about 19th century wrongful death suits, compensation paid to parents, and changing understandings of the worth of a child. Click here to listen.