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Dr. Wang Successfully Defends

Rebecca Wang has successfully defended her dissertation entitled: "Situating Migration in the Family: Migration and Family Instability in South African and Kenya." 

Faculty in Focus - Michael Kennedy

Professor Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve and Professor Michael Kennedy discuss "engaged scholarship" during the COVID-19 crisis. They discuss the importance of solidarity during a time of social distancing as well as discuss how students will be the innovators for a more equitable post-pandemic future. 

Faculty in Focus - Timmons Roberts

Drastic measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 have had an unintended & positive impact on the health of our environment. In our "Faculty in Focus" event, Prof. Timmons Roberts discusses climate justice with host Prof. Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve​.

COVID-19 and Society (updated June 4th)

Even in crisis, society doesn't stop.

Social researchers at Brown are analyzing and interpreting the social impact of COVID-19 all across the globe during this time of uncertainty.

Dr. Marlow Successfully Defends

Thomas Marlow has successfully defended his dissertation entitled: "Socioenvironmental Stratification in the Post-Industrial City​".

His committee members were Scott Frickel (Chair), Margot Jackson, and John Logan.

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Marlow!

Dr. Bellman Successfully Defends

Benjamin Bellman has successfully defended his dissertation entitled: "Dawn of the Suburbs: Tracking White Flight in Philadelphia Before World War II​".

Dr. Porcelli Successfully Defends

Apollonya Porcelli has successfully defended her dissertation entitled: "Upwellings: The Collapse of Peruvian Anchoveta Fishery (Engraulis Ringens) and the Rise of Sciences from Below, 1973-2000".

Dr. Owens Selected as William T. Grant Scholar

Professor Jayanti Owens has been selected as a  2020 William T. Grant scholar. 

Dr. Kallman Publishes Book

Dr. Meghan Kallman, Ph.D. Sociology at Brown University, and Assistant Professor of the School for Global Inclusion and Social Development at the University of Massachusetts in Boston, has published her latest book: The Death of Idealism: Development and Anti-Politics in the Peace Corps. This book, published by Columbia University Press, uses the case of the Peace Corps to explain why and how participation in a bureaucratic organization changes people’s ideals and politics. 

Laura Garbes Awarded by NSF

Laura Garbes has been awarded the National Science Foundation's Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant on Differentiating Effects of Particularistic Performance Standards in the Workplace!

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