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Wednesday, September 21

Abigail Sewell Emory University
165 Wallace Hall 12:15pm
Sponsored By: Sociology Department

Monday, September 26

Jennifer Jennings New York University
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Wednesday, October 19

Marcia Castro Harvard University
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Monday, November 14

Margaret Hunter Mills College
"Colorism and Racial Capital in the New Millennium"
165 Wallace Hall 12:15pm
Sponsored By: Sociology Department

News and Announcements


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. Successful candidates will be expected to teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs and to advise students and conduct research in their areas of interest. Please submit cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, and one or more samples of written work at (requisition number 1600670). References on request. Review of applications begins September 1, 2016. This position is subject to the University's background check policy. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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.

Three New Faculty to Join the Department in 2016

Dalton Conley, Adam Goldstein and and Ellis Monk will join the department in the fall of 2016. Read more.

Liz Roberto featured in News at Princeton article

Liz Roberto is featued in an article about Princeton's postdoc community.  Read more.