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New book by Anthropologist Alan Klein

Dr. Alan Klein has just published Lakota Hoops: Life and Basketball on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (Rutgers University Press) 2020.  Basketball has a role to play in the way that people on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation configure their hopes for a better future, and for pride in their community. In Lakota Hoops, anthropologist Alan Klein trains his experienced…
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Published On: April 2, 2020 |
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Associate Professor Laura Senier & Professor Sharon Harlan awarded NSF grant

The National Science Foundation, Social, Behavioral and Economic Division, awarded a grant to Dr. Laura Senier (Principal Investigator), Dr. Sharon Harlan (Co-PI) and Martha Davis (Co-PI, NU School of Law) to study “Water Unaffordability in the United States: Using Principles of Organizational Learning to Understand Municipal Capacity to Safeguard Water Access.” This study is a…
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Congratulations to Elicia Cousins, winner of the Humanities Center – CSSH Dean’s Graduate Fellowship

PhD student Elicia Cousins has been awarded a Northeastern University Humanities Center Residential Fellowship group award for 2020-21 on the theme of “Disruption and Displacement.”  The board was impressed with her proposal on the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster.

Published On: March 27, 2020 |
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Valentine M. Moghadam, Professor of Sociology and International Affairs, recently published

Dr. Valentine M. Moghadam’s journal article, “Women’s Employment in Tunisia: Structures, Institutions, Advocacy” was recently published in Sociology of Development, Vol. 5 No. 4, Winter 2019.  Abstract: Tunisia’s legacy of “state feminism” and its strong civil society—including human rights, labor, and women’s rights organizations—have placed Tunisian women in advance of their Arab sisters, and women…
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Published On: February 26, 2020 |
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Amazing Honor for 2010 Sociology alum Josh Trautwein

Josh Trautwein, 2010 Sociology alum, has been chosen as one of 30 Nonprofit Founders That Will Impact the World in 2020 by Cause Artist.  Great work and accomplishment, Josh!

Published On: February 19, 2020 |
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Grad students, faculty, published in Engaging Science, Technology and Society

Three graduate students, Chris Tirrell, Grace Poudrier and Jesse DiValli, undergrad student Cole Adler along with two faculty members, Sara Wylie and Laura Senier have been published in Engaging Science, Technology and Society: Learning in Crisis: Training Students to Monitor and Address Irresponsible Knowledge Construction by US Federal Agencies under Trump.

Published On: January 23, 2020 |
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PhD Graduate Sarah Faude featured on WBUR

Our own Sarah Faude’s dissertation research, and Sarah herself, were featured in an informative piece on WBUR this week: At Boston’s Annual ‘Showcase,’ A Spectacle Of School Choice — And Parent Anxiety.

Published On: January 7, 2020 |
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PhD student Lourdes Vera published…again!

Doctoral student Lourdes Vera’s article “Photopaper as a Tool for Community-Level Monitoring of Industrially Produced Hydrogen Sulfide and Corrosion” has been published in Science Direct, Atmospheric Environment: X5.  Congratulations Lourdes!

Published On: December 6, 2019 |
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PhD student Naomi Darom’s Op-Ed published in the Chicago Tribune

Current PhD student Naomi Darom wrote an op-ed titled “The sexist demand on female superheroes: Save the world and look hot” in the Chicago Tribune, nice work Naomi!

Published On: December 2, 2019 |
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Danny Faber, Professor of Sociology, Director of the Northeastern Environmental Justice Research Collaborative, published in The Huntington News

Danny Faber, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Northeastern Environmental Justice Research Collaborative, inspires an environmentally-just future through campaigns and research, read about it in The Huntington News here.

Published On: November 4, 2019 |
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