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Nancy Plankey-Videla

Daw Clawson Activist-Scholar Award

Posted June 18, 2022

Dr. Nancy Plankey-Videla is a co-winner of the inaugural Dan Clawson Activist-Scholar Award given by the ASA Labor and Labor Movements Section. The call for nominations states that the award should go to someone who “demonstrates a long-standing commitment to engaging in scholarship and activism that directly addresses social and economic justice. In addition to […]

Madison Adams

Master’s Thesis Defended, Madison Adams

Posted June 16, 2022

Big congratulations goes out to Madison Adams who successfully defended her Master’s Thesis today (June 16, 2022)! Madison was advised by Dr. Theresa Morris, the thesis committee included Dr. Sarah Gatson and Dr. Tasha Dubriwny (Department of Communication). Madison’s thesis is titled “Science, Technology, and Sexual Harassment”. It assesses how STEM culture impacts how sexual […]


Job Search Workshop

Posted June 10, 2022

We will be hosting a job search workshop next week on Wednesday, June 15th at 2pm on Zoom for Sociology graduate students. Please contact Dr. Heili Pals ( for Zoom link information. If you are planning to start a job search soon or even if you are still far from it, we encourage you to […]

Nereyda Ortiz Osejo

Graduate Student Publication: Nereyda Ortiz Osejo

Posted June 8, 2022

Lets celebrate our successes! Please join us in congratulating our graduate student, Nereyda Ortiz Osejo on her co-authored publication titled “Engaging the Guatemala Scientific Diaspora: The Power of Networking and Shared Learning” published at Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics. You can find the article here: This article focuses on Guatemalan highly skilled migrants in […]

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