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Alumnus Pongou thanks Professors Foster and Serrano

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] - Roland Pongou, former PSTC trainee, received the Young Researcher Award of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ottowa, where he is an assistant professor of Economics.  In his acknowledgement, he credits Economics Professors Andrew Foster and Robert Serrano for his research training, "part of the work that is recognized by this award was initiated during my doctoral studies at Brown University.

(Distributed October 16, 2013)

Hogan wins Otis Dudley Duncan Book Award

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] - Dennis Hogan, professor of Sociology and PSTC associate, will be presented with the Otis Dudley Duncan Book Award for his book, Family Consequences of Children's Disabilities, at the 2013 American Sociological Association Annual Meeting.

(Distributed July 23, 2013)

PAA Preview

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] - Each year, the PSTC sends a number of its trainees and faculty associates to the Population Association of America meetings. In preparation, the PSTC also holds an annual "PAA Preview" where several students on the program present their PAA papers in a more informal setting.  Erica Mullen, Heather Randell and Trina Vithayathil, all Sociology graduate students, presented this year:

(Distributed April 5, 2013)

PSTC Trainee receives NSF and Fulbright-Hays

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – Sociology Graduate Student and PSTC Trainee Trina Vithayathil receives awards from NSF and Fulbright-Hays to support dissertation fieldwork to study how caste data are produced during a contemporary caste census in India.

(Distributed April 2, 2013)
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