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  • Dr. Michael Rodríguez-Muñiz Recieves ASA Dissertation Award

    Dr. Michael Rodríguez-Muñiz Recieves ASA Dissertation Award

    Brown Sociology's recent PhD, Michael Rodríguez-Muñiz, received the American Sociological Association Dissertation Award!

  • Patrick Heller Co-Authors New Book

    Patrick Heller Co-Authors New Book

    This work offers the first interdisciplinary exploration of the role of deliberation in development.

  • Michael Kennedy's Globalizing Knowledge

    Michael Kennedy's Globalizing Knowledge

    In this groundbreaking cultural-political sociology of knowledge and change, Michael D. Kennedy rearticulates questions, approaches, and case studies to clarify intellectuals' and institutions' responsibilities in a world defined by transformation and crisis.

  • Ciplet, Roberts Publish New Book

    Ciplet, Roberts Publish New Book

    In Power in a Warming World, David Ciplet, J. Timmons Roberts, and Mizan Khan, detail on how we arrived at an entirely inequitable and scientifically inadequate international response to climate change.

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