Professor John Logan has been awarded a new 5-year grant from NIH ($2.1 million) to support research with confidential census data on residential mobility and neighborhood change since 2000. He is working on this project with Hongwei Xu (Brown PhD, now Associate Professor at Queens College) and Charles Zhang (Former S4 postdoc, now Associate Professor at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater).
Michael Warren Murphy has successfully defended his dissertation, "Rhode Island and the Plantation Problem: An Inquiry into the Origins and Legacies of Racialized Socioecological Relations" which examines the structural entanglements of race and environment in New England’s past and present.
Zhen Liu has successfully defended her dissertation, "Wellbeing of Migrant Families: Evidences from China and Mexico." Her committee members were Michael White (Chair), Zhenchao Qian, and Susan Short. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Liu!