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Wednesday, Nov 27, 2019
Princeton’s Viviana Zelizer was awarded the title “Doctor Honoris Causa” at Sciences Po University, Paris.
Tuesday, Jan 14, 2020
by Denise Valenti, Office of Communications
Patricia Fernández-Kelly, a professor of sociology at Princeton, has received the 2020 ASA Distinguished Career Award for the Practice of Sociology from the American Sociological Association (ASA).
Monday, Nov 11, 2019
How do people afford luxury things? Frederick Wherry, Professor of Sociology at Princeton University joins the Matt Bubala Show live to discuss the age old concept: is the grass always greener on the other side?
Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019
by Liz Fuller-Wright, Office of Communications
Just how valuable are Yelp and Amazon ratings?
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019
Efforts at controlling the powers of concentrated wealth has been an ongoing problem within society. Some believe overcoming the issue involves looking back at the foundations of democratic societies.
Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019
by Molly Sharlach, Office of Engineering Communications
What factors make a political movement successful? Can internet searches reveal patterns of economic inequality? How do racial and gender biases influence health outcomes?
Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019
Positive, prosperous, priceless, — three words that perfectly describe the Princeton University Preparatory Program and their community of young, driven scholars.
Monday, Jun 10, 2019
Alejandro Portes, the Howard Harrison and Gabrielle Snyder Beck Professor of Sociology, Emeritus, and senior scholar in sociology, has been awarded the 2019 Princess of Asturias Award in the Social Sciences. The Princess of Asturias Awards are the highest form of recognition bestowed by the Spanish Crown and among the most important prizes...
Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018
by Janet Vertesi
The scientist at the front of the room hunched over and splayed his arms out to his sides. Waddling a bit like a penguin, he shuffled his feet over to one side, then the other as he described how the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity had recently explored a part of the planet Mars. Suddenly he looked up, his eyes searching for the ethnographer in...

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