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Sociology Events 2014-15

Cynthia Feliciano
An Immigrant Paradox? Contextual Attainment and Intergrational Educational Mobility
Associate Professor of Sociology, University of California-Irvine
Uris Hall Rm. 302
April 24th, 3:00-4:30
Hosted by the Department of Sociology.

Mads Meier Jæger
Cultural Capital, Teacher Bias, and Educational Inequality: New Evidence from Monozygotic Twins
Professor of Sociology, University of Copenhagen
Uris Hall Rm. 302
April 17th, 3:30-5:00
Hosted by the Department of Sociology and the Center for the Study of Inequality.

Alya Guseva
Generative Rules: Constructing Markets for Payment Cards in Eight Post-communist countries
Associate Professor, Boston University
Uris Hall Rm. 302
April 10th, 3:00-4:30
Hosted by the Department of Sociology.

Dawn Robinson
The Surprising Effects of Gendered Networks on Depression Contagion
Professor, University of Georgia
Uris Hall Rm. 302
March 20th, 3:00- 4:30
Hosted by the Department of Sociology.

James Evans
Ambiguity and Intellectual Engagement
Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Chicago
Uris Hall Rm. 302
February 27th, 3:00-4:30
Hosted by the Department of Sociology.

Cheng Wang
Alcohol Use among Adolescent Youth: The Role of Friendship Networks and Family Factors
Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Cornell University
Uris Hall Rm. 302
November 14th, 3:30-5:00
Hosted by the Department of Sociology and the Cornell Covert Social Networks Project.

Alice Goffman
On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City
Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Goldwin-Smith Hall Rm. 142
October 24th, 2:00-3:30
Hosted by the Department of Sociology and the Center for the Study of Inequality.

Matthew Salganik
Wiki Surveys
Professor of Sociology, Princeton University
Goldwin Smith Hall rm. 142
October 10th, 3:30-5:00
Hosted by the Department of Sociology.

Thomas Sugrue
Race, Place, and Power: The Contest between Civil Rights, Community Control, and Neoliberalism in Urban Planning
David Boies Professor of History and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
McGraw Hall Rm. 165
September 25th, 3:00-4:30
Hosted by the Center for the Study of Inequality.

Edward O. Laumann
A Fifty-Year Retrospective on Doing Social Network Analysis
George H. Mead Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago
Uris Hall Rm. 302
September 19th, 3:30-5:00
Hosted by the Department of Sociology.

Duncan Watts
Long-run Learning in Games of Cooperation
Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research
Statler Hall, Rm. 396
September 10th, 4:15-5:15
Hosted by the Departments of Information Science, Sociology, Computer Science, and Economics.