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  1. Footnotes : New Programs

    University of Southern California (USC) announces its new PhD program in Population, Health, and Place. The PhD’s primary goal is to position our graduates among the leading scholars and practitioners working to clarify the role and significance of “place” in shaping human health and well-being in the future. For more information contact, Myles G. Cockburn at myles@med.usc.edu, Jennifer Hook at hook@usc.edu, or John P. Wilson at jpwilson@usc.edu.

  2. Footnotes : Summer Programs

    Racial Democracy, Crime and Justice Network’s Summer Research Institute (SRI) is designed to promote scholarly success and career advancement among faculty from underrepresented groups working in areas of crime and criminal justice. Faculty pursuing tenure in research-intensive institutions, academics transitioning from teaching to research institutions, and faculty members carrying out research in teaching contexts are encouraged to apply for the three-week intensive institute.

  3. Footnotes : In the News

    Richard Alba, CUNY-Graduate Center, wrote a June 11 New York Times op ed, “The Myth of a White Minority.”

    Karl Alexander, Johns Hopkins University, was mentioned in a June 17 Baltimore Sun article, “A Hopkins Sociologist Busts an American Belief: Study of 800 Baltimoreans Found Those Born Poor Stayed Poor.”

    Margaret Archer, University of Warwick, was mentioned in a July 21 Crux article, “World Mayors Vow to Fight Climate Change, Human Slavery.”

  4. Footnotes : Awards

    Richard Alba, CUNY-Graduate Center, wrote a June 11 New York Times op ed, “The Myth of a White Minority.”

    Karl Alexander, Johns Hopkins University, was mentioned in a June 17 Baltimore Sun article, “A Hopkins Sociologist Busts an American Belief: Study of 800 Baltimoreans Found Those Born Poor Stayed Poor.”

    Margaret Archer, University of Warwick, was mentioned in a July 21 Crux article, “World Mayors Vow to Fight Climate Change, Human Slavery.”

  5. Footnotes : People

    Riley E. Dunlap, Oklahoma State University, gave the keynote speech at the 10th Italian Environmental Sociology Conference in Italy.

    Bill Hadden, University of Maryland, was elected the 2015-16 Treasure to the District of Columbia Sociological Society.

    Leslie Irvine, University of Colorado-Boulder, was elected President-Elect of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction.

  6. Footnotes : New Books

    Katrin B. Anacker, Ed., George Mason University, The New American Suburb: Poverty, Race and the Economic Crisis (Ashgate, 2015).

    Lonnie Athens, Seton Hall University, Domination and Subjugation in Everyday Life (Transaction, 2015).

    Javier Auyero, University of Texas, Philippe Bourgois, University of California-San Francisco, and Nancy Scheper-Hughes, University of California-Berkeley, Eds., Violence at the Urban Margins (Oxford University Press, 2015).

  7. Footnotes : Caught on the Web

    SES Indicator Website: The new website www.npb-ses.info provides information on the previous and new versions of the Nam-Powers-Boyd Occupational Status Scale, and assists users in determining how occupational reports can easily be translated into N-P-B occupational status scores.

  8. Footnotes : In the News

    Corey Abramson, University of Arizona, was quoted and his book, The End Game: How Inequality Shapes Our Final Years, was mentioned in an October 13 New York Times article, “Income Inequality Ages Badly.”

  9. Footnotes : Awards

    Monica Boyd, University of Toronto, received the 2015 Major Contribution Award to Sociology by the Canadian Sociological Association. This award recognizes exceptional scholarly merit and contributions to Canadian sociology.

    Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman, University of South Florida, was awarded the inaugural state-wide Florida Campus Compact Engaged Faculty Special Award for Global Engagement for her research and teaching in Brazil.