News/Announcements

Daniel Burridge receives David B. Houston Award from the Center for Latin American Studies

Congratulations to Danny Burridge on receiving the David B. Houston Award from the Center for Latin American Studies. This annual prize is awarded to those students whose academic interests and career plans focus on human rights and social justice, particularly in Latin America.

Ayşe Alnıaçık has an article in Social Politics

Congratulations to Ayşe Alnıaçık on her Social Politics article, “Gender Policy Architecture in Turkey: Localizing Transnational Discourses of Women’s Employment." See Ayşe's article via the link in the "News" tab on this page.

Professor Dana Moss wins three awards for her Social Problems article on transnational repression

Professor Dana Moss elected to ASA Collective Behavior and Social Movements committee

Gabriel Chouhy wins National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship

Hatem Hassan accepted into the Summer Institute on Critical Security Studies in the Arab World in Beirut, Lebanon

Sociology Major, Tiffani Humble, wins Fulbright Scholarship

Professor Dana Moss' analysis of the politics regarding Syrian support for intervention in the Washington Post

Caitlin Schroering wins SSSP Global Division's Student Paper Competition

Sociology major, Hashaam Jamil, wins Coro Pittsburgh's Distinguished Emerging Leadership Award

Professor Mark Paterson's new book: Seeing With the Hands: Blindness, Vision and Touch after Descartes

Professors Jackie Smith and John Markoff's new book publication: Social Movements and World-System Transformation

Professor Joshua Bloom selected as a 2017 Laureate of the San Francisco Public Library

Professor Melanie M. Hughes interviewed on NPR on “Why Does Pennsylvania Elect So Few Women to Political Office?”

Professor Melanie Hughes was recently interviewed on NPR radio on the topic of “Why Does Pennsylvania Elect So Few Women to Political Office?”

Professor Jackie Smith is the winner of this year's Iris Marion Young Award for Political Engagement

Congratulations to Jackie Smith who is the faculty winner of this year's Iris Marion Young Award for Political Engagement sponsored by the Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program. The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, November 17 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. at the William Pitt Union, and there is a panel on Art, Gentrification, and Urban Communities