April 23, 2011
Asian Studies Center, Center for Advanced Studies of International Development (CASID), and Center for Gender in the Global context (GenCen) has jointly funded Soma Chaudhuri and Merry Morash’s project on “Women’s Actions to Improve Quality of Life within Patriarchal and Other Hierarchies: Laying the Groundwork for Research in Gujarat, India.”
March 23, 2011
Four of our department's students, both graduate and undergraduate, were recognized on March 24th with a reception in honor of their induction into the prestigious honor society Alpha Kappa Delta.
January 31, 2011
Dr. Toby Ten Eyck has published two books which can be purchased on lulu.com
January 24, 2011
Dr. Zachary Neal is featured in a recent MSU News Bulletin regarding his study about economic development in American cities. He argues the conventional wisdom holding that job growth attracts people to urban areas.
November 29, 2010
Soma Chaudhuri was interviewed by Voice of America Bangla on Michigan’s South Asian Islamic population and their political successes.
November 22, 2010
The former Institute for Food and Agricultural Standards (IFAS), under the leadership of Drs. Lawrence Busch and John Stone and secretarial assistance of Amy Rusnell, has recently changed its name to the Center for the Study of Standards in Society (CS3).
CS3 activities presently span nine departments across five colleges at MSU. Sociology faculty and MSU colleagues are invited to utilize CS3 as an intellectual resource for exploring the standards dimensions of their work, with an eye toward longer-term collaborative research and educational opportunities across campus.
September 14, 2010
Women tend to believe the scientific consensus on global warming more than men, according to a study by a Michigan State University researcher Aaron M. McCright.
August 30, 2010
A study by MSU sociologist Zachary Neal argues that advances in technology have allowed smaller cities to compete with urban powers such as New York. larger or high-resolution version.
July 11, 2010
Prof. Thomas Dietz served as vice chair of a National Research Council panel, which recently produced a report that promises to gain the attention of policymakers through its unique and comprehensive scientific perspective including social components of global warming.
June 9, 2010
Dr. Zak Neal discovers many wonderful things since his move to the Lansing area. Check out this article in the online magazine Capital Gains.