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Elizabeth Roberto Joining the Department

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.

Alexander Davis wins Teaching Award

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 Wins Award

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.

Job Opening for Visiting Lecturer

The Department of Sociology has an occasional need for lecturers (part-time and/or full-time) to teach or co-teach in assorted courses in Sociology and Demography.  To read more, click here.

Marta Tienda Profiled in the Princeton Alumni Weekly

Professor Marta Tienda was interviewed by the Princeton Alumni Weekly about her work on affirmative action in higher education.  Read more.

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.