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Mabel Berezin's Op-Ed on the Charlie Hebdo murders, "Attack will empower Europe's far right" published by CNN.

Michael Macy was a keynote speaker at the recent 6th Annual SocInfo Conference in Barcelona, Spain. Along with collaborators, he has also been awarded a $2 million MINERVA grant from the Department of Defense.

Benjamin Cornwell and colleagues at Children's National Medical Center won a 5-year, $1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the influences of parents' social networks on infant mortality risk.

Victor Nee and Yang Cao’s paper "Market Transition and the Firm: Institutional Change and Income Inequality in Urban China” won the Best Paper on Theory of Management Award from the International Association of Chinese Management Research.


Welcome to the web site of the Department of Sociology at Cornell University. The department, a unit of the College of Arts and Sciences, is a vibrant intellectual community of approximately 15 faculty, 50 graduate students, and more than 100 undergraduate majors who share an interest in understanding the social world.

On these pages you'll find much more information about the department and its faculty, graduate program, and undergraduate program. We hope you enjoy your virtual visit, and take some time to learn about the cutting-edge research in which our faculty and students are engaged.

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