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Upcoming Events

Monday, April 27

William Julius Wilson Harvard University
The Melvin Tumin Lecture at Princeton University: Reflections on Issues of Race and Class in the 21st Century: Revisting Arguments Advanced in the Declining Significance of Race (1978)
Robertson Hall, Bowl 001 4:30pm
Sponsored By: The Sociology Department

Tuesday, May 5

Dawn Koffman Office of Population Research Wallace 300 9:30am
Sponsored By: Office of Population Research

Wednesday, May 6

Dawn Koffman Office of Population Research Wallace 300 9:30am
Sponsored By: Office of Population Research

Thursday, May 7

Chang Chung Office of Population Research Wallace 217 9:30am
Sponsored By: Office of Population Research

News and Announcements

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.

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.