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Upcoming Events


PhD Dissertation Defense

Maria Dillard - Thursday May 7th 1:00pm

2431 WW Posvar Hall (Sociology Conference Room)

"Measuring the Social- Ecological Resilience of Coastal and Small Island Communities to Inform Policy, Planning, and Practice"


A big thank you to all of our guests speakers this year!


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The Long DefeatNew Book Publication!  Dr. Akiko Hashimoto has recently published her book, The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan (Oxford University Press, 2015).




Congratulations go out to Maria Dillard who just recieved her PhD!


Mellon Fellowships for the 2015-2016 academic year have been awarded to Mehr Latif and Aisha Upton.

2015's Undergraduate Avery Award winner is Danielle Resnick, runners up for the award are Jonathan Korpon and Rebecca Bosetti.

2014's Norman P. Hummon Award has been awarded to graduate student, Hatem Hassan.  The Sociology Graduate Student Teaching Award was given to Mehr Latif.

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