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Kevin Mwenda Recognized with National Science Foundation Award

Congratulations to Kevin Mwenda, who, in collaboration with his research colleagues, has received an award from the National Science Foundation Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences program for their project entitled, "Household adaptation amongst hot spots of land degradation vulnerability and bright spots of resilience."

Dr. Wan Successfully Defends

Congratulations to Clare Wan for successfully defending her dissertation entitled, “From Streets to Screens: Unfolding Market Dynamics through a Marketplace Development in China.”

Ananda Martin-Caughey Receives Dean's Outstanding Dissertation Award from NYU

Congratulations to Ananda Martin-Caughey for receiving a 2024 Dean's Outstanding Dissertation Award from New York University for her dissertation entitled "Three Essays on Similarity and Segregation Within Occupations."

Laura López-Sanders Presenting at CSREA Book Talk

Sociology faculty member Laura López-Sanders will present at CSREA's Spring Book Talk Series on her recently published book, The Manufacturing of Job Displacement: How Racial Capitalism Drives Immigrant and Gender Inequality in the Labor Market.

Laura López-Sanders Publishes New Book

Congratulations to Laura López-Sanders for her newly published book, The Manufacturing of Job Displacement: How Racial Capitalism Drives Immigrant and Gender Inequality in the Labor Market (NYU Press, January 2024). 

Margot Jackson Named Director of PSTC

Congratulations to Margot Jackson, who has been named the new director of the Population Studies and Training Center (PSTC), effective July 1, 2024. 

Michela Musto Receives Funding from National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Congratulations to Michela Musto for receiving funding from the National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

Lisa Di Carlo Awarded Guest Researcher Affiliation at Galatasaray University

Congratulations to Lisa Di Carlo, who has been awarded a guest researcher affiliation at Galatasaray University in Istanbul for next year.

Prudence Carter Selected for Brown 2026 Committee

Congratulations to Prudence Carter, who has been selected for the Brown 2026 steering committee, a faculty-led initiative created in recognition of the upcoming 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States. The committee will consider how the University can best contribute to scholarship, teaching, and programming on the history and legacies of the American Revolution, as well as the role of research universities in a democracy.

Dr. Rauscher Recieves Spencer Foundation Grant

Congratulations to Emily Rauscher for being a recipient of a Spencer Foundation Grant (“Hidden Money: School-Supporting Non-Profit Funds and Rising Inequality”). This grant represents a large extension of her recent Sage Foundation Grant that will allow her to also examine qualitative data to learn how unequal non-profit funds are, how those funds matter, and how much they contribute to rising inequality of student outcomes.

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