Baily Troia Awarded Dean's Dissertation Completion Fellowship for the 2020-2021 Academic Year
Congratulations to Bailey Troia for being awarded the Dean's Dissertation Completion Felllowship for the 2020-2021 Academic Year!
Brooke Dinsmore (and her advisor, Allison Pugh) Awarded an NSF Grant to Extend Dissertation Research
Congratulations to Brooke Dinsmore (and her advisor, Allison Pugh) who have just received an NSF grant to extend Brooke’s dissertation research in new directions given the current circumstances. The award will fund the project entitled “Pandemic School Closures and Teacher-Student Relationships.”
Vasfiye Toprak Awarded Jefferson Fellowship
Congratulations to Vasfiye Toprak who was awarded the Jefferson Fellowship by the Jefferson Scholars Foundation.
Heidi Nicholls, Xian Qu and Julia Stein Awarded the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) Summer Research Fellowships
Congratulations to Heidi Nicholls, XIan Qu and Julia Stein for receiving the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) Summer Research Fellowships.
Brooke Dinsmore Awarded the All-University Graduate Teaching Award
Congratulations to Brooke Dinsmore for winning the All-University Graduate Teaching Award! We are grateful for your dedication to undergraduates and your excellent work in the classroom!
Elene Kekelia Awarded the 2020 Albert Gallatin Graduate Research Fellowship
Congratulations to Elene Kekelia for being awarded the 2020 Albert Gallatin Graduate Research Fellowship. The fellowship, awarded by the Jefferson Foundation, aims to support outstanding, advanced graduate students engaged in the research or writing of a dissertation in the broad area of "international affairs."
Alex Sutton and Brooke Dinsmore Receive the Dean's Dissertation Completion Fellowship
Congratulations to Alex Sutton and Brooke Dinsmore on receiving the Dean’s Dissertation Completion Fellowships!
Mary-Collier Wilks' Publication Due Out in 2021
Congratulations to Mary-Collier on another publication due out in 2021: Wilks, Mary-Collier, Derek Richardson and Jennifer Bair. “International NGOs in Global Aid Chains: Linking Donors, Local Partners, and the State." Sociology of Development. A notable detail about this publication: it originated in a Double Hoo project with Mary-Collier and one of our DMP students (currently pursuing PhD in Sociology at Indiana), supervised by Jenn – how’s that for representing three generations of UVA Sociologists!
Salih Tosun Started the Year with Two Co-Authored Publications
Congratulations to Salih Tosun who started the year with two co-authored publications: “Addressing the Civil Society’s Role in Refugee Integration in Turkey” in the Journal of Refugee Studies and “Understanding Foreign Policy Strategies During Migration Movements” in Turkish Studies. Congratulations, Salih! We look forward to seeing your future work as it develops during your time at UVA!
Heidi Nicholls Awarded the Global South Lab Dissertation Proposal Fellowship
Congratulations to Heidi Nicholls who has been awarded the Global South Lab dissertation proposal fellowship for her project tentatively titled: Whiteness at the Edges of the U.S. Empire.
Heidi will have an opportunity to workshop her proposal with faculty affiliated with the Global South Lab and will no doubt benefit from the interdisciplinary engagements at the Lab. Good luck with your work!
Elissa Zena has QP Paper Accepted for Publication at Social Problems
Congratulations to Elissa Zeno on having her QP paper entitled “Synchronizing the Biological Clock: Managing Professional and Romantic Risk Through Company-Sponsored Egg Freezing” accepted for publication at Social Problems.
Vidushi Bahuguna's Article Published in World Development
Congratulations to Vidushi Bahuguna for her article (co-authored with Chhotray and Adhikari) on “The political prioritization of welfare in India” being published in World Development: Her article can be viewed here.
Brooke Dinsmore Receives NSF's Dissertation Research Improvement Grant
Congratulations to Brooke Dinsmore for receiving the NSF's Dissertation Research Improvement Grant for her project entitled "Relational Cultures, Inequality and Belonging: Race, Class and Teacher-Student Relationships in Two U.S. High Schools."
Heidi Nicholls selected to participate in the Religion, Race & Democray Lab
Congratulations to Heidi Nicholls on being selected to participate in the Religion, Race & Democray Lab. As part of her work at the lab, she will produce a media project on Mauna Kea in Hawaii entitled Mauna Kea and the Sacred. We look forward to seeing the production!
Patrice Wright Awarded the PVI (Power, Violence and Inequality Collective) Fellowship for the 2019-2020 Academic Year
Congratulations to Patrice Wright on receiving the PVI (Power, Violence and Inequality Collective) Fellowship for the 2019-2020 academic year! Patrice will have a unique opportunity to advance her research project in converstations with scholars across Grounds and beyond!
Mary-Collier Wilks Awarded the ASA Sex & Gender Section's 2019 Sally Hacker Award for Best Graduate Student Paper
Congratulations to Mary-Collier Wilks who has won the ASA Sex & Gender Section's 2019 Sally Hacker Award for Best Graduate Student Paper. The award-winning article, "Activist, Entrepreneur, or Caretaker?: Negotiating Varieties of Women in Development," was published in the April 2019 issue of Gender & Society!
Fauzia Husain Accepts Postdoctoral Postion at the Institute for Gender and the Economy at the Rotman School, University of Toronto
Congratulations to Fauzia Husain on her Postdoctoral Position at the Institute for Gender and the Economy at the Rotman School, University of Toronto.
Brooke Dinsmore Awarded the Sociology Department Graduate Student Teaching Award
Congratulations to Brooke Dinsmore who received the Sociology Department Graduate Student Teaching Award for 2019.
Jaime Hartless' Article in the Journal Gender, Place & Culture
Congratulations to Jaime Hartless for her article being published in the journal Gender, Place & Culture. It is entitled "'They're gay bars, but they're men bars': Gendering questionably queer spaces in a Southeastern US university town." Please view the article here.
Congratulations to Bailey Troia and Brooke Dinsmore who have been awarded a teaching relief fellowship from GSAS.
Congratulations Bailey and Brooks for being awarded a teaching relief fellowship from GSAS.
Catalina Vallejo Wins the ASA Peace, War and Social Conflict Sction's Elise Boulding Award for Best Graduate Student Paper
Congratulations to Catalina Vallejo whose paper, “Economic Reparations, Entrepreneurship, and Post-Conflict Development: Evidence from Colombia,” has won the ASA Peace, War and Social Conflict Section’s Elise Boulding Award for best graduate student paper. Catalina’s paper also received an Honorable Mention for this year’s Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award from the ASA’s Section on the Sociology of Development.
Fauzia Husain Receives an Honorable Mention for the Shils-Coleman Prize for Best Student Paper from the Theory Section of the ASA
Congratulations to Fauzia Husain, who received an Honorable Mention for the Shils-Coleman Prize for best student paper from the Theory Section of the ASA, for her paper “Hobbled Leadership: Gender and the Engines of Authority in the Pakistani Police.” Way to go Fauzia!
Alex Sutton Selected as a 2019 Raven Fellow
Congratulations to Alex on being selected as a 2019 Raven Fellow. The Raven Society is the oldest and most prestigious honorary society at UVA. The fellowship is a recognition of academic and scholarly excellence. Way to go, Alex! Congratulations!
Colin Arnold's Marxist Sociology Blog
Congratulations to Colin on his Marxist Sociology blog which summarizes his article entitled "Regrounding Populism: Moving beyond Questions of Definition and Content” recently published in the Journal of World-Systems Research. View it here for some fresh insights on the current state of affairs.
Alida Goffinski awarded the Jefferson Fellowship
Congratulations to Alida for being awarded the Jefferson Fellowship! Way to go, Alida!
Alida Goffinski, Su Yeone Jeon, Kathryn Babineau and Vasfiye Toprak awarded AHSS Summer Research Fellowships
Congratulations to Alida, Su, Kathryn and Vasfiye for being awared AHSS Summer Research Fellowships!
Congratulations to Alex Sutton for his review "Socializing the Aesthetic" in the American Journal of Cultural Sociology
Congratulations to Alex for his review "Sociology the Aesthetic" in the American Journal of CUltural Sociology, available online first and soon to be placed in a paper issue:
Jaime Hartless awarded the All-University Graduate Teaching Award
Congratulations to Jaime for being awarded the All-University Graduate Teaching Award in recognition of her dedication and outstanding achievement. Well deserved!
Bailey Troia awarded the All-University Graduate Teaching Award
Congratulations to Bailey for being awarded the All-University Graduate Teaching Award in recognition of her dedication and outstanding achievement. Well deserved!
Mary Collier Wilks Receives Grants from the Social Science Research Council's Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and the America-Japan Society
Congratulations to Mary Collier who received grants from the Social Science Research Council's Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and the America-Japan Society
Congratulations to Pilar Plater for her review essay "Money talks"!
Congratulations to Pilar for her review essay "Money talks"!
Congratulations to Hexuan Zhang and Sarah Corse for their article "Staging communism: state control and the Chinese Model Opera" published in the American Journal of Cultural Sociology
Congratulations to Hexuan and Sarah for their article "Staging communism: state control and the Chinese Model Opera" published in the American Journal of Cultural Sociology.
Congratulations to Brooke Dinsmore, Sarah Johnson, Alex Sutton, Baliey Troia and Elissa Zeno on being awarded GSAS Graduate Student Council Research Grants!
Congratulations to Brooke, Sarah, Alex, Bailey and Elissa on being awarded GSAS Graduate Student Council Research Grants. Five out of the twelve awards given out this year were awarded to Sociology Graduate Students! 89 graduate students applied across Arts and Sciences and Sociology was by far the most represented among the winners. Well done!
Sarah Mosseri Awarded Two-Year Postdoctoral Position at The University of Sydney Business School
Congratulations to Sarah Mosseri on being awarded a two-year postdoctoral position in the Women, Work and Leadership Research Group at the Work and Organizational Studies program at The University of Sydney Business School. Way to go Sarah!
Mary-Collier Wilks and Elissa Zeno Receive NSF Dissertation Research Improvement Grants
Mary-Collier Wilks and Elissa Zeno received NSF Dissertation Research Improvement Grants. The Sociology program awarded only 15 grants this year and Mary-Collier and Elissa are part of that elite group of recipients. Well done!
Candace Miller Awarded Two-Year Postdoctoral Fellowship at Indiana University-Bloomington
Congratulations to Candace Miller on being awarded a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at Indiana University-Bloomington! She has accepted a fellowship apointment at IUB's Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society and its School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
Brooke Dinsmore's Article On How Teachers and Students Negotiate Social Media in the Classroom in Information, Communication and Society.
Congratulations to Brooke Dinsmore on her published article on how teachers and students negoitate social media in the classroom in the journal Information, Communication and Society. Check is out here.
Fauzia Husain's Essay in the Organizations, Occupations and Work Newsletter
Congratulations to Fauzia Husain on her invited essay in the Organizations, Occupations and Work newsletter here based on her dissertation research.
Alida Goffinski Receives the Global South Lab Fellowship
Congratulations to Alida Goffinski on receiving the Global South Lab Fellowship from the Institute of the Humanities and Global Cultures. Congratulations Alida!
Mary-Collier Wilks' Publication of Paper
Congratulations to Mary-Collier Wilks on having her paper entitled "Activist, Entrepreneur, or Caretaker?: Negotiating Varieties of Women in Development" accepted for publication in Gender and Society. The paper will appear in the April 2019 issue. Congratulations MC!
Candace Miller Has Been Awarded a Research Grant from Equitable Growth
Congratulations to Candace Miller who won a research grant from Equitable Growth, a non-profit research and grantmaking organization dedicated to advancing evidence-backed ideas and policies that promote strong, stable, and broad-based economic growth. The award will support Candace’s dissertation project entitled “Race, Entrepreneurship, and Urban Revitalization.”
Jaime Hartless' Publication of Article
Brooke Dinsmore's Publication of Paper
Congratulations to Brooke Dinsmore on the publication of her paper "Theorizing race and cultrual autonomy in education: An extension of differentiation and integration in Paul Willis's Learning to Labour."
Mary-Collier Wilks Has Been Awarded a Fulbright For Her Dissertation Research
Mary-Collier Wilks won the Fulbright Award for her dissertation research. Mary-Collier will be joining a distinguished cadre of scholars around the world as she investigates the impact of INGO’s in Cambodia. Please see UVA Today's coverage of her Fulbright project here. Congratulations MC.!
Candace Miller Has Been Awarded The Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
Candace Miller has been awarded the Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for her dissertation entitled “Race, entrepreneurship and urban revitalization in Detroit” and the All-University Graduate Teaching Award in recognition of her dedication and outstanding achievement as a teacher. Congratulations Candace!
Sarah Mosseri Received The Double Hoo Research Grant
Congratulations Sarah Mosseri for receivng the Double Hoo Research Grant!
Catalina Vallejo Has Been Awarded The GSAS Disseration Completion Fellowship
Congratulations Catalina for being awarded the GSAS Dissertation Completion Fellowship and selected to teach in the Engagements Curriculum!