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Margaret Frye featured on News at Princeton

Margaret Frye discusses her research in a recent article on News at Princeton. Read more.

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.

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.