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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 7

Alfredo Garcia Princeton University Wallace Hall, Room 165 10:30am

Thursday, October 15

Lynn Wu Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania 6:00 - 8:00 pm - Pizza and Beer 6:00pm
Sponsored By: Center for the Study of Social Organization

Monday, October 19

Victor Nee Cornell University Wallace Hall, Room 165 12:15pm
Sponsored By: Center for the Study of Social Organization

Monday, October 26

Erin F. Johnston Princeton University Wallace Hall 165 12:00pm
Sponsored By: Princeton Sociology

News and Announcements

Yu Xie named director of new Center on Contemporary China

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.

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.

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 will join the faculty for the fall of 2015

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.