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Upcoming Events

Monday, March 27

Céline Bessiére Institute for Advanced Study and Université Paris-Dauphine 165 Wallace Hall ~ All welcome to bring lunch 12:15pm
Sponsored By: Center for the Study of Social Organization

Wednesday, March 29

Parijat Chakrabarti Princeton University
"Cognition, Culture, and Climate Change"
165 Wallace Hall ~ Lunch provided at noon 12:15pm
Sponsored By: Works in Progress – Grad Students from Sociology Department

Friday, March 31

Dalton Conley Princeton University
TBA
127 Corwin 12:00pm
Sponsored By: Politics and Sociology Departments at Princeton

Monday, April 3

Mosi Ifatunji UNC Chapel Hill 165 Wallace Hall ~ Lunch will be provided 12:00pm
Sponsored By: Sociology

News and Announcements

Faculty awarded funding for innovative education research projects

Six Princeton University faculty members will receive funding to work on innovative, cross-disciplinary education research projects over the next two academic years. More than $500,000 was awarded to Will Dobbie, Sara McLanahan, Eldar Shafir, Nicole Shelton, Stacey Sinclair and Casey Lew-Williams by the Overdeck Education Research Innovation Fund. Continue Reading

Salganik Starts Summer Institute for Computational Social Science

Matthew Salganik and Chris Bail are creating the Summer Institute in Computational Social Science, which will be funded by the Russell Sage Foundation. The purpose of the Summer Institute is to introduce graduate students and beginning faculty in the social and data sciences (broadly conceived) to computational social science. This year the Summer Institute will be held at Princeton University, and it is free to participants. Applications are due February 24.  More information

Q&A with Centeno: The Paradox of War

Princeton sociologist Miguel Centeno and co-author Elaine Enriquez trace the arc of war in the Western world in their new book "War and Society." Centeno answered questions about war and what drew him to the topic. Continue Reading

Salganik Explores The Future of Social Science Research and Academic Publishing

The premise of Princeton University sociologist Matthew Salganik's forthcoming book, "Bit by Bit: Social Science in the Digital Age," is that technological innovation creates new opportunities for social science researchers. Continue Reading.