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Monday, Oct 2, 2017

Matt Desmond has received the 2017 Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award for Evicted.  The book also received the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal, the Order of the Coif Biennial Book Award, and the Silver Gavel Award of the American Bar Association.

Monday, Jul 10, 2017
by ealtman
Meet the new faculty members joining the Department of Sociology this year.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
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Dalton Conley was just a kid in 1970s New York, but lessons about race and class came quickly.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
The Society for Applied Anthropology has awarded Douglas Massey, the Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, and Jorge Durand Arp-Nisen of the University of Guadalajara in Mexico, the 2018 Bronislaw Malinowski Award.
Monday, Mar 20, 2017
by ealtman
Six Princeton University faculty members will receive funding to work on innovative, cross-disciplinary education research projects over the next two academic years.
Friday, Mar 3, 2017
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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.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
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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".

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
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Doug Massey recently made a cameo appearance on Adam Ruins Everything in a segment about the proposed border wall. Watch It Here.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
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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(link is external...

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
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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

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